Fish Basics — Junior Apprentice

Welcome to the Fish Basics Skill Badge!


This badge ensures that you know the basic role and importance of fish within an aquaponics system.


Learning about fish gives us an understanding of their relationship to the other components of a system.


Before starting, please become familiar with the following:



Begin learning about the role of fish in an aquaponics system by completing the Activities below.


Earning this badge should take about an hour of work.

Learning Objectives

After earning this badge you will be able to:

  • Explain the fishes role in an aquaponics system
  • List the environmental parameters to monitor to maintain fish health
  • Meet the needs of your fish to maintain health
Badge Outline ↕

In order to earn this badge, you must complete these Activities:

Introduction to Fish in Aquaponics

Fish Basics Self Assessment