Aquaponics in marijuana growing?
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 12 February, 2021
If you want to move away from the traditional method of growing cannabis in soil luckily there are several different techniques you can carry out to plant Mary Jane.
Have you heard of aquaponics? Well, this technique combines hydroponics and aquaculture in a self-sufficient ecosystem. With this method, you can get great harvests, follow us and learn more details.
What does this type of growing consist?
As we mentioned, aquaponics combines in perfect harmony the breeding of fish and the use of a hydroponic growing system. The secret of this type of plantation lies in the way the plants are fertilized.
Basically this system forms a continuous cycle, where the fish waste (excrement) becomes fertilizer for the plants, the plants absorb the nutrients through the roots and, in doing so, clean the water for the fish, thus creating a symbiotic relationship.
All this makes aquaponics one of the most sustainable growing systems, and it can be developed both indoors and outdoors.
Advantages of aquaponics
One of the main advantages of aquaponics is that it is ecological and natural type of growing, which works without chemical fertilizers.
If you are looking for a fast growth of your growing this method is the right one for you, the flowers it produces will be of great quality. It is also perfect for growers who want to try something different.
As we mentioned, it is ideal for setting up in almost any space, indoors, outdoors, or in a greenhouse is perfect.
Disadvantages of this technique
One of the most notable disadvantages of this method is not easiest or fastest to install.
To carry out aquaponics it is ideal to have some experience, especially to have knowledge about hydroponics and master fish farming.
Aquaponics is also a system that demands a maintenance that is usually quite demanding and requires a lot of dedication.