Aquaponics for Hobbyists

It’s time for a farming revolution. Water and energy shortages, urban food deserts and pollution of soils and waterways make clear the need for sustainable new sources of nutritious food. Aquaponics is the future, and Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems is committed providing hobbyists with systems and expert information that create the better water needed to grow healthy fish and plants. 

Backyard Aquaponics Systems

Our Systems

System Design Experts

We offer the perfect aquaponics system for everyone, from beginning and advanced hobbyists to the commercial grower who’s just starting out. You can tap into our expert team’s know-how. We love to share what we’ve learned about the science of raising healthy fish and plants, along with the fundamentals needed to maintain water quality to sustain life

Our Popular Backyard Setup

What You’ll Need to Get Started

We have successfully grown more than 100 varieties of produce with our backyard aquaponics system. Here’s our equipment list:

  • Four 830-gallon fish culture tanks
  • Complete filtration system
  • All major plumbing
  • Aeration equipment
  • Energy-efficient centrifugal water pump
  • Enough liner to build four growing troughs
See Our Aquaponics System in Action

The Mini Fish Farm™

Our Pro-Quality Equipment Helps Novices Start Up

The size of your operation doesn’t matter. We’re here to ensure your success. Made entirely of professional-duty components, our Mini Fish Farm enables novices to successfully bring 100 pounds of tilapia to market size under standard conditions. And nutrient-rich water from the enclosed system can be used in your garden or greenhouse — or to run an aquaponics system. We offer an optional kit that suspends 18 lettuce, herb or other leafy plants in recirculated water.Watch How to Set Up and Use Your Mini Fish Farm

What You’ll Need

What It Takes to Run the Mini Fish Farm

  • Fits through 36-inch-wide doors
  • No special tools or skills to set up
  • Electricity costs under $5 a month
  • 10 minutes a day for maintenance
  • Equipment designed to last 15 years

Count on Our Experts

We Offer the Aquaponics Products You Need and Expert Advice About How to Use Them

Our catalog offers the broadest equipment selection in the industry. What sets us apart is our staff of scientists, engineers and technicians with real-world experience who work with large-scale operations as well as hobbyists. Our team will help you design an aquaponics system that meets your exact needs. We’ll help you select the plants and fish for your climate, choose the proper nutrients needed for each variety and troubleshoot any issues.

Shop Now

We Offer the Aquaponics Products You Need and Expert Advice About How to Use Them

Find the parts, components or complete systems you need to successfully raise fish and plants. View Catalog

1. Our Systems

System Design Experts

We offer the perfect aquaponics system for everyone, from beginning and advanced hobbyists to the commercial grower who’s just starting out. You can tap into our expert team’s know-how. We love to share what we’ve learned about the science of raising healthy fish and plants, along with the fundamentals needed to maintain water quality to sustain life

2. Our Popular Backyard Setup

What You’ll Need to Get Started

We have successfully grown more than 100 varieties of produce with our backyard aquaponics system. Here’s our equipment list:

  • Four 830-gallon fish culture tanks
  • Complete filtration system
  • All major plumbing
  • Aeration equipment
  • Energy-efficient centrifugal water pump
  • Enough liner to build four growing troughs
See Our Aquaponics System in Action

3. The Mini Fish Farm™

Our Pro-Quality Equipment Helps Novices Start Up

The size of your operation doesn’t matter. We’re here to ensure your success. Made entirely of professional-duty components, our Mini Fish Farm enables novices to successfully bring 100 pounds of tilapia to market size under standard conditions. And nutrient-rich water from the enclosed system can be used in your garden or greenhouse — or to run an aquaponics system. We offer an optional kit that suspends 18 lettuce, herb or other leafy plants in recirculated water.Watch How to Set Up and Use Your Mini Fish Farm

4. What You’ll Need

What It Takes to Run the Mini Fish Farm

  • Fits through 36-inch-wide doors
  • No special tools or skills to set up
  • Electricity costs under $5 a month
  • 10 minutes a day for maintenance
  • Equipment designed to last 15 years

5. Count on Our Experts

We Offer the Aquaponics Products You Need and Expert Advice About How to Use Them

Our catalog offers the broadest equipment selection in the industry. What sets us apart is our staff of scientists, engineers and technicians with real-world experience who work with large-scale operations as well as hobbyists. Our team will help you design an aquaponics system that meets your exact needs. We’ll help you select the plants and fish for your climate, choose the proper nutrients needed for each variety and troubleshoot any issues.

6. Shop Now

We Offer the Aquaponics Products You Need and Expert Advice About How to Use Them

Find the parts, components or complete systems you need to successfully raise fish and plants. View Catalog

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