Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems®

Maximize your production of fish and vegetables!

Nelson and Pade, Inc.®’s Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® are designed based on scientific research and 20+ years of development, refinement and operation. Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® produce higher quality fish and vegetables with increased production over other systems. The water flowing through the system is nutrient-rich, but clear, providing safe, nutritious food.  The plant roots are bright white and clean and the fish are raised in fresh, clear water.

Aquaponic System Packages:


Earn profits in a commercial aquaponics venture with our Commercial Systems!


Earn money with a part-time aquaponics business with our MicroFarms!

Hemp Systems – NEW

Our science-based aquaponic systems for hemp use our same proven methods that we use for vegetables but integrate advanced techniques and specific design criteria for producing hemp and other medicinal herbs.

School and Universities

Teach students STEM learning or do research with our School Systems!

Home Systems

Feed your family fresh food grown in our fun and easy Home Aquaponic Systems

Social and Mission

Use aquaponics at your food bank or mission to provide fresh, high quality food to those in need!

All systems come with very thorough assembly and operation manuals and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all daily tasks.
Commercial systems also include a Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) manual template, safe food handling guidelines and our patented ZDEP® system.

Proven Aquaponic System Designs

By purchasing one of Nelson and Pade, Inc.®’s proven Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems®, you will avoid the high costs and problems associated with untested systems and home-built efforts. Each of the system components are sized and designed to provide maximum production, proven component ratios, water flow parameters, water quality and nutrient dynamics.

Efficient, Sustainable, Dependable

Nelson and Pade, Inc.®’s Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® are the most productive, efficient, sustainable and dependable aquaponic systems for producing fresh fish and vegetables, all in one integrated system that requires a minimum of water, labor and energy.

Aquaponics Success Package

The Aquaponics Success Package is available to all owners of Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems®.  The Success Package includes our three most important services that help our clients succeed.  These services and training can be purchased individually or at a discounted price in the Success Package. Learn more about the Aquaponics Success Package

1.  Assembly Guidance
2.  Extended Stay Learning Program
3. Nelson and Pade Grower Program

Made in the USA

Our system packages are made of the highest quality components, food-grade (or equivalent) tanks and liners, high efficiency water and air pumps, and include all plumbing and aeration components. They are 90% made in the USA.


Customer, David Hamlin, comments, “With Nelson & Pade, you get excellent access to leaders of the industry, timely comprehensive answers to your questions, a superb staff and a system without equal. If you want to get involved with aquaponics, contacting Nelson and Pade should be at the very top of your list.”
Client Testimonials

Indoor Farming, Year ’round

For best results, Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® should be housed within a controlled environment greenhouse or building.  Proper environmental control allows a grower to grow fresh food all year ’round.  For recommendations on a controlled environment greenhouse or structure, please contact the Nelson and Pade Sales Team.

Greenhouses for Aquaponics

Nelson and Pade, Inc.® offers budget-friendly, freestanding basic and advanced greenhouses for aquaponics.  These greenhouses for aquaponics can be used in cold, moderate and warm climates and will protect your crops from extreme weather conditions.  If you are interested in indoor farming, these greenhouses are a great choice for year ’round food production.
Greenhouse details

Equipment and Supplies

We offer aquaponic supplies, equipment and much more!
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