Aquaponics, a mode of agriculture that combines water based planting and fish cultivation, is becoming popular in the US and around the world.

Aquaponics, a form of agriculture that combines water based planting and fish cultivation, has become popular lately among kitchen garden owners and environmentalists in the US and other parts of the world; particularly in Australia, where the droughts have made aquaponics very appealing as it requires up to 90 percent less water than conventional growing methods.

Leading aquaponics experts in the US believe that it is catching up here with around 800-1,200 aquaponics set-ups in American homes. Earth Solutions, a company which sells aquaponics kits, reported that they sold several hundred units over the last year.

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