aquaponics and aquascaping?
hey guys. I wanted to build a planted aquarium that does not require any water changes at all, but I find it is difficult for aquarium plants to keep pace with the rate of waste generation by the fish.
I saw that it was much easier to grow terrestrial plants like herbs on the roof of the aquarium than dealing with water plants. The herbs grow at the rate of waste generation, and are useful for home use.
The problem is that once I turn the aquarium into a base for hydroponics, it will lose all its beauty. It will not look natural with planters or boxes above it.
My question, is there a combination of aquaponics with aquascaping?
I found just one example in the entire Internet for such an idea, and it is a commercial product of some kind of company.
the productd is called Aquaterrium by Penn Plax.
The problem with this product is that it's very small for me. I would like to emulate it, and do something similar - herbs that grow in crevices in the rock under a waterfall!
Does anyone have any idea how to do that? Or did someone do such a thing and could share photos?