Fish Care — Junior Apprentice


Welcome to the Fish Care Badge!

This badge ensures that you have a basic understanding of how to select and maintain the fish in your system.

This badge requires that you have a base of knowledge about aquaponics and have already raised fish successfully. Before beginning the Fish Care Badge, we recommend that you complete the following Skills Badges:

The Fish Care Badge requires that you interact with an existing aquaponics system. You can use an existing system, or you can complete the System Design and System Build Badges to create your own system.

Begin learning about Fish Care by completing the Activities below. Earning this badge should take about 4-5 hours of learning and 6 weeks of documenting your work to complete.


Learning Objectives

After earning this badge you will be able to:

  • choose an appropriate fish for your system design
  • care for selected fish species
Badge Outline ↕

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

Choose, Acquire, and Introduce your Fish


Feeding and Caring for your Fish


Fish Care Self Assessment