The Best Mail Order Hatcheries for Backyard Aquaculture
Now that your aquaculture or aquaponics system is all set up, it’s time to stock it!
First, read our guide, “The Best Fish Species for Backyard Aquaculture & How to Source Them.” Then, order your fish. Here are some of our favorite resources. Have fun!
Tilapia Depot – large selection of tilapia, plus channel catfish
Aquaponics USA – various tilapia, along with a large selection of supplies
Lakeway Tilapia – offers organically-raised fry and fingerlings
J and J Aqua Farms – large selection, including catfish, carp, and perch
Beavers Fish Farm – large selection, including a number of trout species
Troutlodge – this is one of the few sources of mail order salmon eggs