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Aquaponic System Design AQP 201

  • Cultivate the City 910 Bladensburg Road Northeast Washington United States (map)

Participants will learn about designing an aquaponic system in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Topics for the class are:

  • Choosing and sourcing the right components for your fish and plants

  • Fish to plant conversion and sizing ratios

  • Filtration types and incorporation

  • Pump sizing and placement

  • Aeration sizing and placement

  • Controlling waterflow with plumbing and siphons

  • Designing for your growing environment

  • Infrastructure and weight calculations

Participants will receive a fact sheet with all relevant information.

Doors open at 5:30 for social meet n' greet. Feel free to bring your own snacks or beer. Class starts promptly at 6:00 because we have a lot of learning to do!

Conversation and Q & A can continue past 7:00, but may have to migrate to a nearby establishment depending on daily building schedule.

Class is taught by Brian Filipowich, Director of Anacostia Aquaponics and Chair of the national Aquaponics Association. Class takes place on Cultivate the City's beautiful rooftop farm, above Jenks Hardware Store.

Hope to see you there!

Later Event: May 16
Volunteer Happy Hour!