The resources on this page are intended to help you get started with aquaponics or aquaculture. You will also find valuable information on our Aquaponics FAQ page.
Building an IBC Aquaponics System
In this six-part video series, David Cline, an Alabama Extension specialist with the Auburn University school of
fisheries, aquaculture, and aquatic science, describes and illustrates
building an IBC aquaponics system using readily available materials.
The 9 Best Fish for Aquaponics and How to Buy Them
An article that covers the best fish for aquaponics and what factors to consider when selecting fish for your aquaponics system.
Using Freshwater Aquaponics Shrimp for a Better Cycle
This article discusses the use of freshwater shrimp (prawns) to create a better aquaponics nutrition cycle and has links to purchase a book, "Aquaponics for Beginners" and a course, "DIY Aquaponics 4 You." [Note: We have not reviewed these materials.]
This website page, created by the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC), includes links to fact sheets on aquaponcis procedures and practices, videos, system design and construction, water quality and more.
SRAC: Freshwater Prawns
Information on growing freshwater prawns, produced by the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC).
US Fish & Wildlife Services: Giant River Prawn
Information on the Giant River Prawn, the species sold by Live Aquaponics.