Fish fuel farm: Bushwick market will boast ‘aquaponic’ garden • The Brooklyn Paper

Fish fuel farm: Bushwick market will boast ‘aquaponic’ garden • The Brooklyn Paper.

An aquaponic system filters waste from freshwater fish — think tilapia, goldfish, or koi — using a bacteria that converts ammonia to nitrates: plants’ favorite food.

“All you have to do is feed the fish high-quality food and it does the rest itself,” said Amu.