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Aquaponics Fundamentals Course

February 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $100 - $220.00

in beautiful Longmont, Colorado

Longmont Colorado


Grow your own organic fish and vegetables year round with
No weeding, No watering, No fertilizing, No back breaking labor

Just heard of Aquaponics and want to know more? This course runs for a single, highly-focused day and yet will cover all the basics in a way that Google and the internet just can’t do. You will learn the theory, have the chance to ask questions and participate in the hands-on build of a straight-forward one bed system using our Aquaparts S1 Plumbing Kit. At the conclusion of the course, you will take home the course materials you used throughout the day and an aquaponics t-shirt.
  • Learn the basics of you need to know to set up, start up, and successfully grow an Aquaponic Garden in your home (inside or out)
  • Only $175 for an entire day of expert instruction!
  • Couples are $30 off! (You may be asked to share course materials.)
  • Teachers are only $100 – $50 off!
  • Small class size
  • Actually build an aquaponics system during this class
  • Taught by experts in home, media-based aquaponic gardening


Click here to read a sampling of the reviews from previous classes

Workshop Agenda

  • Morning – classroom
    • 8:00 – 8:30 Group Introductions
    • 8:30 –1:00
      • Introduction to Aquaponics
        • What is it, how is it applied, differences and benefits to traditional methods
        • System types, introduction to various aquaponic techniques
      • Hardware
        • Grow beds
        • Fish tanks IBC tote
        • Sump tanks
        • Grow media
        • Pumps
        • Aeration
        • Plumbing grow beds – timers
        • Plumbing grow beds – bell siphons
        • Hands on training in all aspects of system design and assembly including
          • Hands-On Build Sessions
          • Plumbing and pump installation
      • Lunch (included)
  • Afternoon 1:00 – 4:00
    • Software
      • Fish. Species selection, feeding and care
      • Plants selection, starting and care
      • Bacteria and worms
    • Integration
      • Cycling
      • Water testing
      • pH
      • System maintenance
    • Hands on training
      • Water testing


  • Airport – Denver International (DIA)*
  • Hotel – We are partnered with the Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel at 1900 Ken Pratt Blvd., Longmont, CO 80501. They are offering course registrants discounted rates (dependent upon occupancy levels) which include a free hot breakfast. Call 800-843-8240 to make reservations and mention The Aquaponic Source to receive the discounted rate.
  • Transportation – If you don’t have a car and are flying in we recommend taking Super Shuttle to and from the airport. We will arrange transportation from the hotel to our Learning Center, so there is no need to rent a car.


The closest campsites to our location are:

Other campsites can be found at Recreation.gov. Be sure to call the campsite in advance to make reservations, and check up on the latest conditions.

These workshops are sure to fill up quickly and will be kept to a limited number of participants. Reserve your space now!

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 30 days prior to the first day of the workshop – complete refund
  • 30 days to 1 week prior to the first day of the workshop – 50% refund
  • Less than one week prior to the first day of the workshop – no refund

(*we reserve the right to cancel any class with less than 5 participants scheduled one week before the scheduled start time. If your class is cancelled we will issue a full refund, or schedule you in another class. We highly recommend purchasing a refundable plane ticket for this reason. )


February 7
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$100 - $220.00
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Aquaponic Source Headquarters
1860 Lefthand Circle, Suite E
Longmont, CO 80501 United States
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(303) 720-6604