NFT Channels for Aquaponics
NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) Channels are UV stabilised and food grade poly grow channels used in hydroponics. They can also be used in aquaponics and are a safe alternative to PVC pipes. Simply pump your aquaponic water in one side of the channel and drain it back into your fish tank. Water can be recirculated continuously.
The benefits of using NFT channel include:
- Easy to clean
- No PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride) is used in the construction
- Long lasting - does not degrade in the sunlight
- Great water / root distribution for healthy plant growth