Channel Catfish, or channel cats, or their scientific name: Ictalurus Punctatus are used in traditional aquaculture throughout the midwest. Catfish are also part of many stocking programs and pay to fish lake programs so there are numerous case studies and research available. This article will focus on how and why to raise and breed the […]

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Rainbow trout are related to salmons and are sometimes called salmon trout. Some species can live in sea water or fresh water. This article explains some of the basic information needed to harvest Rainbow trout in your aquaponics system.


You can use the USDA Hardiness Zones to find out plants that will easily grow in your area, but finding the exact temperature ranges tells you what types of fish and aquatic life you can harvest too. Here is how to find the local temperature for your area.