Aquaponics – we use that word a lot to describe the type of hydroponic system we use to cultivate our cannabis. What is aquaponics, though? How does it differ from growing hydroponically? Well, it’s a better, more sustainable form of indoor farming that we want to dive into today.


What is Aquaponics?

 

 

So, let’s get to the question at hand — what is aquaponics? Aquaponics is a system that already happens naturally. It’s the process that mimics all the waterways across Earth – all the lakes, rivers, ponds, and more.

In fact, once you get the fish, all you need is fish food and sunlight or artificial light to keep the whole process sustainable. The fish eat the food and excrete waste, which is converted to nutrients plants can use by beneficial bacteria. Likewise, you can’t use any pesticides, herbicides, or other pollutants in making an aquaponics system. This leaves the plants and fish safe to consume and healthful.

The benefits of using aquaponics extend so much further than that, though. 

Firstly, it’s an all-natural fertilizer source using fish waste, making it a more economical grow choice. Secondly, an aquaponics system uses just 1/6th of the water per acre to grow 8 times the crop compared to traditional agriculture methods. 

Thirdly, because the fish live in a thriving system, they require no growth hormones or antibiotics. And lastly, the aquaponics method allows for continuous production. Grow season is all year long!

Best of all, using an aquaponics system has added benefits for cannabis. Aquaponics is one of the best ways to grow cannabis quickly. The aquaponics system causes plant roots to take in higher levels of oxygen, thereby absorbing more nutrients. Out of any industry, aquaponics really does have a home in the cannabis field.


Why We Do Aquaponics

If it weren’t clear already, we use an aquaponics system because it’s superior to other methods. Plants grow faster, but also more healthfully. Aquaponics is more water-efficient because you never have to change out the water. As long as you provide your fish with fish food and provide the system with light, it almost does it all itself. Well, not really that easy but you get it.

So, why do we do aquaponics? Now that we’ve shown you what is aquaponics, in the first place, we hope you have a better idea. We do aquaponics because it gives us nutrient-rich, potent hemp-based products. It gives us powerful CBD and enables us to formulate dank delta-8 products. With our intuitive aquaponics system, we’ve found a way to offer something unique — something better

Have you ever tried our hemp-based products? We offer a wide variety of delta-8 THC, CBD, and even full-spectrum combos that incorporate other cannabinoids. CBN and CBG are both players in our line that provide something different but refreshing to our shoppers. Take a look through all our products today to see which one peeks out at you the most. You never know when you’re going to find the absolute perfect product for you!

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