Participants will learn about the management, operation, and troubleshooting of an aquaponic system in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Topics for the class are:
Testing schedule and equipment
Water maintenance and supplementation
Daily, weekly, and monthly tasks
Fish stocking, feeding, and rotation
Maintaining an aquaponic system through all 4 seasons
Keeping your bacteria happy
Addressing fish or plant disease
Diagnosing and fixing plumbing problems
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!