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AquaFarm

Item #: 31000

Our price: $64.95

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Based on aquaponics, the AquaFarm is an innovative self-cleaning fish tank that grows food! read more

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The AquaFarm is a self-cleaning fish tank that grows food! The natural waste produced by your fish is pumped up to the plant pots and broken down into the nutrients the plants need to grow. The clean water then cycles back down to the tank, creating a sustainable tabletop ecosystem.

Features & Benefits:

  • Self-cleaning fish tank and herb garden
  • Aquaponic system to grow fresh herbs and leafy greens
  • Low-maintenance: fish waste feeds the plants & plants filter the water for your fish
  • Easily fits in any kitchen or classroom
  • Includes Betta fish voucher and all-natural aquatic supplies
  • Assembly time: 20-25 minutes
  • Made in the USA

What's Included

Kit includes everything you need to get started: a 3-gallon fish tank, grow tray, plant pots, Growstones, organic wheatgrass and basil seeds, pump, flexible tube, gravel for tank, all-natural aquatic supplies, water treatment, bag of fish food, and a Betta fish voucher.

The AquaFarm requires only 20 minutes of active set up time and 30 minutes of waiting. Just buy your fish, decorate your tank, and plant your seeds!

Inside the AquaFarm

AquaFarm works as an aquaponic system. Aquaponics is an an ancient, sustainable method of farming that combines traditional aquaculture (raising aquatic creatures) with hydroponics (growing plants without soil). Aquaponics uses 90% less water than traditional farming.

  • 1) Fish produce ammonia-rich waste
  • 2) Beneficial bacteria in your AquaFarm convert the ammonia into nitrates. These naturally occurring bacteria grow best on the Growstones in the plant pots
  • 3) While nitrates are toxic to fish; fortunately, they are great food for plants. As the plants continuously uptake nitrates as the nutrients they need to grow, they are also cleaning the water for your fish

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We want you to be completely satisfied with every purchase you make. If you are in any way dissatisfied with a product you ordered, we'll exchange it, replace it or refund your money within 30 days of purchase. Simply email us the problem, and we'll take care of you. Certain products have extended warranties (up to 50 years!) that are listed on the particular product page. Please call us at 1-888-451-6752 if you need further clarification.

Additional Information

Capacity 3 Gallons
Weight 8.4 lbs.
Dimensions 12" L x 8" W x 12" H
Key Feature Self-cleaning fish tank that grows food. Includes plant and fish care supplies.
Manufacturer Back to the Roots
Origin Made in the U.S.A.

Shipping Information

Shipping Details:
Insured against damage or loss while in transit
This Product Ships To:
US Lower 48
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Fedex or UPS

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  • From Dominique at 3/18/14 7:55 PM
    • Hello,

      nice idea and cool design, but what I ask myself is: how does the fish feel - so alone, without a stone or little cave to hide, a plant to play around and a friend or partner? Wouldn´t it be much more nice to give him a companion? Does your system succeed one more inhabitant and a waterplant?

      Best regards

      Dominique
    • We recommend keeping one large male betta fish in your AquaFarm. If you’d like to keep more than one fish in your AquaFarm, we recommend following the 1-inch of fish per gallon rule of thumb. 2-3 fancy guppies or zebra danios are other recommendations of ours. Please consult your local pet shop about stocking a 3 gallon tank.
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  • From Melissa at 3/14/14 2:36 PM
    • Does this item require a power source/plug in?
    • Yes, you'll need to plug the air pump into a nearby outlet.
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