Buy Bluegill Fingerlings (Lepomis macrochirus)

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Buy Bluegill Fingerlings (Lepomis macrochirus) Description – The Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish sometimes referred to as bream, brim, or copper nose and is a member of the sunfish family. A deep slab-sided fish with a small mouth and a long pointed pectoral fin. They have 5-9 dark bars on their […]

Buy Pure Blue Tilapia Fingerlings (Oreochromis Aureus)

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Buy Pure Blue Tilapia Fingerlings (Oreochromis Aureus) We offer Pure Blue Tilapia, which is the best variety of tilapia for the home aquaponic gardener! Pure Blue Tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) are a freshwater fish with a high tolerance for brackish and colder water than any other tilapia species. They reach plate size (12″ and 1 1/2 […]

Buy Live Silver Nile Tilapia Fingerlings

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Buy Live Silver Nile Tilapia Fingerlings   Similar to the Blue variety These fingerlings grow fast They are an option where Blue Tilapia are not permitted. They are the fish of choice at the University of the Virgin Islands Aquaculture program. See:  https://www.uvi.edu/default404/default.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/sites/uvi/Pages/AES-Aquaculture-Nile_Tilapia.aspx&aspxerrorpath=/sites/uvi/Pages/AES-Aquaculture-Nile_Tilapia.aspx Qty 15 – Tank size 50-150 Gallons Qty 25 – Tank size […]

Buy Live Mozambique Tilapia fingerlings

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Buy Live Mozambique Tilapia fingerlings Also known as Hornorum/Mossambica Hormone free All male fingerlings ( no concerns about breeding in your system) Produce more usable flesh per fish then any other Tilapia. Qty 15 – Tank size 50-150 Gallons Qty 25 – Tank size 75-200 Gallons Qty 50 – Tank size 200-500 Gallons Qty 75 […]

Buy Live Mosquito Fish (Gambrusia)

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Gambrusia or “Mosquito fish” are a favorite of those with DWC or raft systems. Eliminate mosquito breeding in your troughs or settling tanks by introducing these fish which eat mosquito larvae. Qty 15 –    Tank size 50-150 Gallons Qty 25 –    Tank size 75-200 Gallons Qty 50 –    Tank size 200-500 Gallons Qty 75 –    […]

Premium Aquaponic Tilapia Growstrong And StrongStart Fish Food Sizes Fry – Adult

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Tilapia StrongStart Fry Powder – 5/10 pound Sizes (this product is available only in the U.S.) A fine powder used for newly hatched fry for the first 3 weeks of growth.  The high protein and fat content in this powder gives your fry a headstart on fast growth.  Often times, fry are virtually starved for their […]

AquaOrganic Fish Food And Feed

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

AquaOrganic Omnivorous Fish Feed is made entirely from non-GMO, USDA certified organic ingredients, and contains no fish meal,  soy or terrestrial animal parts. And the best news is that nothing was sacrificed in the quality of this feed.  AquaOrganic fish feed was formulated by a team of experts in aquaculture, organic pet food, and aquaponics […]

Green Acre’s Aquaponic Farming Complete Aquaponics Guide

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Green Acre Complete Aquaponics Guide Join the Farm Revolution with the folks that started it and change the face of agriculture, one small farm at a time! This 165 page, coil bound manual includes step by step instructions, illustrations, construction drawings and everything a farmpreneur needs to replicate the Green Acre hybrid farm plus… day […]

The BioPod Plus Black Soldier Fly Larvae Breeding Bin – Grub Composting

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

The new residential BioPod™ is the latest patented technology to hit the home composting market. Over 8 years of R&D, combined with thorough testing on 3 different continents, has produced the first commercially available system.  And this is the latest BioPod introduced by ProtaCulture in May, 2011. While many compost bins can take 6-12 months […]

Backyard Aquaponics Magazine PDF Version 13 Issues

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

I’ve ordered all 13 issues of Backyard Aquaponics Magazine. It’s a pretty good magazine and will give you lots of great ideas for your aquaponics journey. The first issue is free. You can download it now if you’d like. It’s a steak at under $70.00.

Buy Live Red Wiggler Compost Worms For Your Aquaponics System (1 Pound – 1000 Worms)

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Got your aquaponics media bed all filled up with rock and the system running? Now it’s time to add some Live Red Wiggler Compost Worms. These little things will help keep your grow bed clean and free of anaerobic zones. No one likes cleaning so having these in your system will allow you to go […]

Buy Live Red Swamp Crayfish – Procambarus Clarkii

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Looking to buy some Live Red Swamp Crayfish? It’s native to the Southeastern United States, but California introduced it in the early 1900’s from some stock from Louisiana. It’s now found throughout southern California and the Central Valley in creeks, ponds and irrigation canals in both freshwater and brackish environments. Usually bright red when adults […]

Ouroboros Farms In Pescadero, CA – Northern California Aquaponics Farm

Monday, January 7th, 2013 by Craig Mullins

Northern California has a new aquaponics farm and they are offering tours. I just went Saturday Jan 5th, 2013. I’m not sure the exact schedule but you can email Jessica to get more info about the tour at jessica@ouroborosfarms.com The farms in Pescadero, CA. I’m not sure if the tour price will stay $10.00, but […]

Backyard Aquaponics Info

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

This event has now passed. I will update when they put on another event. Closed-Loop Aquaponics With Applied Permaculture Design Backyard, Family & Commercial Systems Course Date – September 13 – 16, 2012 Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art & Politics Santa Rosa, California In Association With: Nor Cal Aquaponics Mendocino Ecological Learning Center Facilitators […]

USDA Organic Certification Of Aquaponics Systems

Friday, November 30th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Can you get USDA Organic Certification Of Aquaponics Systems? Apparently you can. Susanne Friend and Tim Mann of Friendly Aquaponics claim to have  the worlds first USDA Organic Certification Of an Aquaponics System in August 2008. That’s great news as prices for USDA Organic Certification can be much higher then conventional crops. The best two […]

Friendly Aquaponics Reviews – Susanne Friend and Tim Mann

Friday, November 30th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Susanne Friend and Tim Mann who are married own Friendly Aquaponics. They built their first system in 2007 of of the UVI design. They have the World Tribe brand name for the organic lettuce mix that they sell to Costco in Hawaii. In October 2008 we produced our first “Commercial Aquaponics Training”. They have some […]

Sylvia Bernstein Aquaponic Gardening Online Course Reviews – Growing Fish and Vegetables Together

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 by Craig Mullins

So I just wanted to write up a quick review of Sylvia Bernstein’s online course “Aquaponic Gardening – Growing Fish and Vegetables Together“. Yes, I did buy it and thoroughly enjoyed it. The first thing I love about the course if the PRICE! The website as of this date has a current price of $49.95. […]

FREE Aquaponics Webinar Introduction to Closed-Loop Aquaponics With Max Meyers

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Update 09/10/12 – The webinar is over, but they have made it available for viewing free here. FREE Aquaponics Webinar Introduction to Closed-Loop Aquaponics With Max Meyers Tues, Sept 4, 6:00 – 7:30 pm PST From Their site and to Register: Presenter Max Meyers  What is Aquaponics? Wether you are a beginner, a backyard hobbyist, […]

Places That Offer Aquaponics Classes, Tours And Workshops

Monday, August 13th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

I’m always on the lookout for schools and other organizations that offer Tours and workshops related to aquaponics and aquaculture. Do you know of any good classes, tours or workshops? Feel free to post any you know about within the USA or in other countries as well. Source Here’s a couple: The Aquaponic Source Online […]

Free DIY Do It Yourself Aquaponics Plans by (MADE) Modular Aquaponics Design and Equipment

Friday, August 10th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

(MADE) Modular Aquaponics Design and Equipment owner Martin de Leon has graciously made his do it yourself aquaponics plans available to Mullins Farms. They also offer complete systems currently only shipping throughout the Philippines. Martin de Leon Get the plans MADE DIY Aquaponic Plans and Manual – Revision 3 here Be sure to check out the Modular […]

Hanging Out With The AWESOME X Nutrients Team At The Maximum Yield’s 9th Annual Grow Like a Pro Indoor Gardening Expo In Francisco. CA

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Hanging out with the X Nutrients team solving some crop problems over a few drinks. The best way to solve any problem! I think someone in the back already had one too many. 🙂 This was at the Maximum Yield’s 9th Annual Grow Like a Pro Indoor Gardening Expo In Francisco. CA. Here’s how to […]

Aloe Vera in Aquaponics by Murray Hallam of Practical Aquaponics

Sunday, July 8th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Here’s a video by Murray Hallam. Seen here he’s growing Aloe Vera in Aquaponics. How cool is that.  I’m curious if you can get it to grow in raft culture with heavy aeration? Anyone know before I try it out? Discuss here on the blog or on the Practical Aquaponics Discussion Forum.

March 11th -17th Is National Groundwater Awareness Week

Friday, March 9th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

“Groundwater is important to you!” Thus is the core message of National Groundwater Week. First organized by the National Ground Water Association over a decade ago, National Groundwater Awareness Week is dedicated to educating the public about one of the world’s most important resources – groundwater. Groundwater is comprised of the water that flows underground […]

Why Does The PH Keep Dropping In My Nutrient Solution When Using RO Reverse Osmosis Water With Hydroponics or Aquaponics?

Friday, November 11th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Hey y’all! We’ve been getting a number of questions about the nutrient solution of hydroponic setups, in particular, the dropping of PH with RO Reverse Osmosis water in new setups as well as old setups, and with a complete water and nutrient change. There are a ton of reasons why the PH can keep dropping […]

General Hydroponics – How To Mix The 3 Part Flora Series Advanced Nutrient System

Friday, November 11th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

I cannot stress enough the importance of having your water tested. A good water test is surprisingly cheap and will tell you exactly what is in your water (message me if you need the name of a good water testing service); from that you can gauge what steps need to be take to ensure your […]