Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshops
Published on Jan 29, 2016

Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshops

Each spring and fall, we offer the Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop for novice and advanced hobbyists and those farmers considering starting up a commercial operation.

Learn Aquaponics

4½-Day Training Covers Every Aspect of Aquaponics

  • System design and management
  • Aeration
  • Operation
  • Electric cost
  • Stocking rates
  • Feeding, growth, survival
  • Harvesting and processing
  • Water quality
  • Brood stock management
  • Breeding
  • Fry sex reversal 
  • Seedling production
  • Pest identification
  • Disease and insect control
  • Nutrient dynamics
  • PVC work
  • Pump setup and plumbing
  • Plant grow tray construction
  • Fish handling
  • Water quality testing
  • Green Sky Growers Rooftop Greenhouse
  • “Behind the Seeds” at The Land exhibit at Epcot in nearby Orlando, Fla.
  • Fish Production
  • Plant Production
  • Hands-on Instruction
  • Tours

Learn from Our Aquaponics Leaders

You’ll receive hands-on instruction from the Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems team of scientists, engineers and technicians, along with some of the industry's most renowned experts such as Dr. James Rakocy, considered the Father of Aquaponics, and Dr. Wilson Lennard, an aquaponics researcher have taught at the workshop. 

What’s Included at Workshops

  • Aquaponics Training Manual
  • CAD drawing for the Pentair AES Aquaponics System
  • Copies of every presentation
  • Lunch provided during full-day sessions
  • Banquet dinner for attendees
  • Face time and Q&A with presenters and Pentair AES staff

Reserve Your Spot at Our Next Workshop

You can register online for the Aquaponics Workshop. We invite you to join us. For additional information, email us at