Free Downloads for Aquaponics Do-It-Myselfers!
The Business Of Aquaponics!
A free chapter from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that will give you a headstart on understanding what’s necessary to be profitable in commercial aquaponic operation.
How To Win The War On Bugs!
A free chapter from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that shows you all the USDA Organically certified methods of controlling insect pests that work with aquaponics systems and are GUARANTEED SAFE for your fish! Susanne researched and wrote this 17-page paper.
Artificial Lighting For Aquaponics!
A free chapter from our $29.95 “Aquaponics The EASY Way” book that compares all the methods of providing artificial lighting for indoors aquaponics, or for supplementing greenhouse growing, along with operation and safety information. Susanne researched and wrote this 12-page paper.
How Nutrients Work In Organic Deepwater Raft Aquaponics!
Part of a chapter from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that explains the relationships and interaction between decaying organic solids (fish poo!), and ammonia, nitrites, and nitrates. Scientifically accurate and backed by extensive objective experience over 7 years of operating these systems. Try it, you’ll like it!
How To Get Organically Certified (Or Blow It So You Can’t!)
Part of a chapter from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that will give you most of the tools (for free) to get your aquaponics farm USDA Organically Certified.
Seeding, Germination, And Planting For Aquaponics!
A free section from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that will give you a headstart on understanding what’s necessary to be profitable in commercial aquaponic operation. Susanne researched and wrote this 8-page paper.
Site Grading and Considerations For Aquaponics!
A free chapter from the “Construction Manual” section of our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that will give you an idea what’s required to grade and prepare a piece of ground for construction of an aquaponics system or greenhouse.
Small Scale Tilapia Breeding Technology!
A free section from the “Commercial Tilapia Hatchery” section of our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that shows you how to build and operate a backyard-scale tilapia hatchery.
Source Water For Aquaponics!
A free section from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that explains how to test and make sure your source water for filling your aquaponics is free from biological and chemical contamination; it covers city water, well water, agricultural water, and catchment water sources, and all the possible contaminants they have been found to contain in the past.
Click here to download “Source Water For Aquaponics”
A free section from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that details our “Planting Trials” with over 150 species of vegetables, including odd stuff like taro, bananas, amaranth, wheat, tomatillos, and pineapples. Susanne researched and wrote this 24-page paper.
How To Start-Up Your Aquaponic System (And How NOT To Start It!)
A free section from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that details how to start-up your aquaponics system, and how easy it is to avoid the issues that can cripple or stop your system from starting up. Really; it’s so simple that you can’t AVOID it if you don’t do anything dumb!
How To Do A Test Grow
A free section from our $995 “Commercial DIY Package” that shows you how to figure out what grows best in your area, and also what you will make the most money growing. The aquaponics failures of the last four years ($500,000 to $4,000,000) have all started BIG. Start small, learn your lessons, and you will be successful with commercial aquaponics! This 7-page document was researched and written by Tim.
The Friendly Aquaponics Two-Ton Lettuce Spinner
Don’t spend $5,800 on a stainless-steel Hobart lettuce spinner when you can make your own State-Health-
Department-Approved one from a used $25 washing machine! This 2-page document was researched and written by Tim.
Plywood Tank Construction Manual
We also offer a $49.95 version of this free manual (click here to find out about the paid version), which is full of illustrative photos of the techniques described in the manual, and has downloadable plans for 3 different types and sizes of plywood/fiberglass/epoxy tanks, along with complete materials lists.
How To Raise Prawns in an Aquaponic System!
A manual that completely explains how to raise prawns in an aquaponics system for the absolute lowest cost possible, both at the backyard and commercial level. Included is a link to a great, free prawn raising manual by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in case you want to build your own prawn hatchery.
Diseases, Deficiencies, and Toxicities In Plants
A manual that details major plant diseases, nutrient deficiencies, and toxicities using color photos so it is easy to identify what is happening with your plants in your system.
Biosecurity in Aquaponic Systems
A series that explains what biosecurity is and how it works, including real-life examples of how it can get compromised, and how to fix your farm after the security breach.
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