A vertical aquaponics system is one aquaponics method that grows plants without soil in columns above a fish tank. This method is popular with aquaponics gardeners because it is a water-efficient and space saving way of gardening and fish raising. Growing vertically also lets the aquaponics gardener grow and produce twice the amount of plants as with the media-based aquaponics system of the same area.
Planting in aquaponics can be very simple. In most ways, you can treat it as you would a traditional garden bed. However, there are a few basic things you need to know before you start planting in your aquaponic garden.