You know what you call a fish with no eyes?
You could also call it a meal I suppose! That’s what we did just other day.
As most people know, aquaponics is a unique process because it produces vegetables and meat in the same process. The fish waste feeds the plants and the plants purify the water for the fish.
After about a year of growing, the tilapia that we use in our system get up to around 1-1.5 lbs. Once they’re that size, it’s time to harvest!
It was kind of a bittersweet time for me. As silly as it might seem, I developed a connection to the fish. It was a bit sad to watch them go. It had to be done, though, because if the fish get too old they will go to waste.
After searching online I found out that the most humane way…
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