Aquaponics Disadvantages

Aquaponics Disadvantages

What are the disadvantages of growing crops in an Aquaponics system versus traditional methods?

  • pumpSignificant initial investment for greenhouse, pumps, grow beds, tanks, etc.
  • Needs electricity to run the water and air pumps
  • Requires monitoring and backup battery systems
  • Can be a little intimidating and complex to setup
  • Fish food is another input that is needed


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