Comment: Need advice on aquaponics, how do you design a system?

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Need advice on aquaponics, how do you design a system?

There is a high value in self sufficiency, the more you can produce yourself the less you need to purchase. The potential for aquaculture and aquaponics is amazing. I have researched it and I would love to have a setup soon, but I know it needs to be done right. A change in PH, temp, ammonia levels, etc and the system crashes. My son in law, an engineer who works on automated robotic systems, said he could set up a simple inexpensive computer system with sensors so it would continuously monitor for the variables. So any change in PH, temp, ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, water pressure etc. could be instantly corrected or at least send an alarm so it could be corrected quickly. I just need a proper design plan and know what the variables are, any suggestions?