Your choice of grow media will significantly impact the cost of building and maintaining your aquaponics system. That's why this guide is written to help you understand what aquaponics grow media is, what are the available choices and what will work best for you.
Getting started with aquaponics can be overwhelming, with so many books, blogs, videos, and approaches to building your system. It’s important to develop your own understanding of what aquaponics is and understand its basic principles so you’ll know how to start and maintain your aquaponics system.
Media Based Systems also called Flood and Drain” or “Ebb and Flow” are the most common aquaponics systems, popular with do-it-yourselfers, backyard home systems, and commercial farms. This system is well suited for growing larger fruiting plants as well as smaller plants.