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Acclimating Fish in the Small Aquaponics System

Join Paul as he prepares to move fish into the biologically cycled small aquaponics setup (see video on filter acclimation for that process). Watch as he gently nets out beautiful butterfly koi and releases them into their new roomy tank.

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Decoupled Small Scale Aquaponics System

AST is making a name in aquaponics! The system featured in these photos is the same Small Scale Aquaponics system explained in one of AST’s many educational YouTube videos, see video. This de-coupled aquaponics system runs on two separate loops, one for the fish tank and filter and one for the grow beds and aerated … Continued

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2018 Aquaponics Association Conference

Featured here, our AST Systems Designer Paul Begue, and one of our distributors, Ken Rust, whose company is Small Scale Aquaponics, traveled to Hartford, CT for the 2018 Aquaponics Association Conference, where they were able to share their industry expertise and learn from international industry partners about their applications for aquaponics. The conference demographic ranged … Continued

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How PolyGeyser® Technology Works

The PolyGeyser filter is a breakthrough in filter technology. It is very different from most filters on the market due to its auto-pneumatic backwash mechanism. Water enters below the bed of enhanced nitrification media and travels upward through the filtration chamber where mechanical and biological filtration take place. Simultaneously, air is introduced into the charge … Continued

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Koi Pond Filter Customer Story

Dear Aquaculture Systems Technologies, LLC: I have had a fish pond in the back of my studio for many years and I have raised Koi in the pond. I have always had a problem with the clarity of the water and it was always brown or green and I could not see the fish. Kenneth … Continued

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AST at Aquaculture America 2018

Aquaculture America 2018 February 19th – 22nd, 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada AST will be attending Aquaculture America 2018, the national aquaculture conference and exposition put on by the World Aquaculture Society. It takes place on February 19th – 22nd at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. AST will be joining 200 other Aquaculture retailers as part of … Continued

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What is a Decoupled Aquaponics System?

In this type of system, the wastewater does not recirculate back to the fish. This is made possible by our sludge concentrating PolyGeyser® technology that releases dense nutrient-rich water to nourish your plants. The main benefit of a decoupled system is risk mitigation. Decoupled systems are lifesaving in the event of an issue with either … Continued

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What is a Recirculating Aquaponic Loop?

This is a closed loop where the water recirculates within the system. The water travels through the fish tank, filtration, plant component, and back to the fish tank in a continuous loop. This is the most common aquaponics methodology but comes with some risk. With a recirculating system your treatment options for sick fish or … Continued

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