Solar panels at eXtreme hotel. Every eco hotel should have a sustainable source of energy.

6 Things Every Eco Hotel Should Have

At eXtreme Hotel, our focus is on providing the best accommodations for our guests whilst maintaining a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. We think every eco hotel should have these 6 key tools in order to be part of the sustainable tourism…
Duck weed

Aquaponics in the Dominican Republic Part 6.

Aquaponics in the Dominican Republic Part 6. A week of ups and downs. The battle of the hard water and high pH continues with rainwater to do water exchanges. This is made even more difficult when the town water had a pH spike to over…
Aquaponics System, Cabarete

Building an Aquaponics system in the Dominican Republic. Part 5

Building an Aquaponics system in the Dominican Republic. Part 5 We’ve had a good and steady week of work with great growth in both gardens. Seedlings are coming up everywhere in both the shade house and the garden beds, while growth in…
Propogating vanilla bean

Aquaponics Part 4

Aquaponics Part 4 A new week brings new challenges with some hard work and problems solving to move steps closer to sustainable food production. System 1: The water flow between the half barrels of the new grow bed became a problem and…
How to build an aquaponics system

Aquaponics Part 3 – Aquaponics in Cabarete

Part 3 - Aquaponics in Cabarete This week brought new challenges as usual with some unexpected surprises too. With the new gravel cycling and part of the rafts beds planted, I moved the majority of our fish from system 1 to system 2 to…
aquaponics system in the dominican republic

Building an Aquaponics System Part 2

With the start of a new week and we  have enough gravel made to replace the second systems grow bed. Now we can start to clean out the old gravel that had lime stone and coral in it. This system has a seperate bio-filter that will keep the…