Implementation of an experimental nutrient film technique-type aquaponic system

@article{CastilloCastellanos2015ImplementationOA,
  title={Implementation of an experimental nutrient film technique-type aquaponic system},
  author={D. Castillo-Castellanos and I. Zavala-Leal and J. M. Ruiz-Velazco and A. Radilla-Garc{\'i}a and J. Nieto-Navarro and C. Romero-Ba{\~n}uelos and J. Gonz{\'a}lez-Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Aquaculture International},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={637-646}
}
  • D. Castillo-Castellanos, I. Zavala-Leal, +4 authors J. González-Hernández
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Aquaculture International
  • Aquaponics has been considered as having great potential as an organic production method of aquatic organisms and vegetables, because the nutrient-rich water from aquatic organisms is utilized for plant growth. The essential elements of an aquaponic system consist of the following five: a tank to maintain aquatic organisms; a clarifier or sedimentation; a biofilter; a hydroponic component; and a sump pump. In this paper, we propose the design and implementation of a nutrient film technique-type… CONTINUE READING

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