The Future of Farming?

Urban Organics located in St. Paul, Minnesota celebrated their grand opening with an event on June 1st, 2017. The 87,000 sq. ft indoor urban farm is one of the largest commercial aquaponics facilities in the world. The farm has the capacity to grow 125 metric tons of fish and 200 metric tons of organic produce annually. Check out this video of the Grand Opening of the second Urban Organics location in St. Paul, MN.  This is a great video about fish and produce farming using the latests indoor farming techniques without the need for pesticides or medications and the outcome is consistent product every time. Congratulations to Urban Organics, Pentair Aquatics and it’s business partners!  We love farming corals but this video really makes me want to start an indoor farm

The ACE 170 AIMBioSys System From Cayuga Aquatics

Aquarium maintenance companies are often asked to set up up a fully functional reef aquarium as quickly as possible. You know, just like they do on those reality TV shows. Well, entertaining TV aside, that’s not how it works in the real world of reefkeeping is it? A successful start to a reef aquarium requires establishing the necessary bacterial colonies to manage nutrient loads and avoid toxic accumulations of nitrogenous waste. Nevertheless the speedy set up of a life-sustaining reef aquarium is an appealing concept if it can be done in the interest of the inhabitants. And we’re not talking here about cycling a new system with stressed out damselfish.   New on the reefkeeping scene is a system aimed at the professional aquarium maintenance