Starting your own business may be a daunting task as most of the activities require special skills and tones of money to invest. While one may acquire the necessary skills, the money is not an easy to solve issue. However, there is one business which requires minimum investment and which pays off in less than a year. It is called aquaponics or aquaponic farming and can change your life for good.
Aquaponics involves growing vegetables using the water from your fish tank. You just have to place the fishes in a tank, wait for about a month until the water has enough bio-nutrients to feed the plants, then you can propagate the seeds.
The plants will feed on the nutrients released by the fish in the water, thus cleaning and refreshing it, while the fish will enjoy a clean and safe environment where they can live properly.
There are multiple advantages of starting such a business. First, as mentioned previously there are very few costs associated with it, so even if you have a tight budget for starting a business you will still manage to purchase all the things you need. Also, the maintaining costs are very low, so that you will produce organic food with little investment which will enable you to sell your products cheaper than they can be found nowadays on the market. This will bring you more clients and thus more profit.
Unlike other businesses, where you need to rent an office or an industrial place where you can develop your business, aquaponic farming does not require a large space. Your garage or a room from your house is perfect. Just make sure that you have enough light for the plants to grow normally.
Another great advantage of the aquaponic farming is that you will have, from the start, diversified merchandise. You will not only be able to plant and sell different types of vegetables, but you can also sell fish, which will bring you even more profit. In addition to that, you will have enough veggies and herbs for your consumption, too so there will be no need for you to continue buying them from the market. Thus you will save some extra money which can go on your other needs and pleasures!
Interested in learning more? Here’s an inexpensive Starter Kit.
Start Your Own AquaSprouts Garden
The Aquaponic Farmer: A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System
Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together