Aquaponics: Fish and Plants Living in Bizarre Harmony

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Interested in sustainably growing your own food? These videos provide a primer on aquaponics, a method of growing your own vegetables in a symbiotic environment between fish and plants.

Aquaponics is an eco-friendly, efficient machine of a process: This practice combines hydroponics and aquaculture in an ecosystem where fish provide plants with the essential nutrients they need while the plants remove fish waste.

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