Sylvia Bernstein

Sylvia Bernstein is the author of Aquaponic Gardening: A Step by Step Guide to Growing Fish and Vegetables Together. She is also the former president of The Aquaponic Source, and the co-founder and past vice chairman of the Aquaponics Association. Before discovering aquaponics, Slyvia was the vice president of marketing and product development for AeroGrow International.
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Articles by Sylvia Bernstein


Managing pH in Aquaponic Systems Managing pH in Aquaponic Systems Managing pH in Aquaponic Systems Managing pH in Aquaponic Systems


To keep the fish in your aquaponic system happy, it is best to avoid rapid swings in pH. This article offers some expert advice.

Aquaponic Worms FAQ Aquaponic Worms FAQ Aquaponic Worms FAQ Aquaponic Worms FAQ


Much to everyone's surprise, worms are an important part of the ecology of an aquaponic system.

The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling


Having trouble getting your aquapoinc system to cycle? Consult Sylvia Berntein's following checklist to help identify the problem and start...

How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 2 How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 2 How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 2 How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 2


Learn a few tips and tricks on how to start up (cycle) an aquaponic system without any fish.

How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 1 How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 1 How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 1 How to Start an Aquaponics System Part 1


Bacteria are the magic in an aquaponics system that convert the fish waste to a near perfect plant fertilizer. In this article, we...

Aquaponic Stress Factors Aquaponic Stress Factors Aquaponic Stress Factors Aquaponic Stress Factors


We've all heard about how gardening of all types can be a great stress-buster for us humans, but what about for the fish that live in our...

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