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Antonio Paladino is the co-founder of Bioaqua farm and chief educator of aquaponics. Having successfully designed, implemented and run many systems around the globe using various techniques, he is a fountain of aquaponics knowledge.

A sought-after speaker, he was invited to deliver the keynote speech at the aquaponics Hub conference in Spain, 2016, and has presented at the Farm Innovation Show and numerous other conferences/ events over the last six years.

Bioaquafarm has consulted for over 100 organisations over the years, including:

United Kingdom:

  • The Chilli Company: consultancy and training.

Great course and advice!!” Adrian Nuttall, The Chilli Company.

  • Brilliant harvest LLC: aquaponic staff training, advice and equipment supplies for the system built on site.

On completing both course levels, I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in Aquaponics.” Jeff Ingvaldson, Brilliant Harvest.

  • Defra organic department advisory visit
  • Wiltshire farm: replica of Bioaquafarm, training and advice, (4000m2 area, 1.5t fish production) 
  • Wetlands project, North UK. Incorporated Aquaponics
  • Incredible Edible Todmorden (Aqua Garden)


  • Latvia, aquaponics sturgeon farm:  farm design (3000m2 area, 2t fish production, 6t plant production, Media Bed and DWC)
  • Sharm el Sheikh, Absolute Organic, Aquaponic tilapia and mullet farm: training and Consultancy (4000m2 area, 5t fish production, 8t plant production, DWC and NFT)
  • Global, Hansa Group: training.
  • Norway, Aquaculture Farm (Nordfjord Forsøksstasjon AS): advice 

Member of ACAC (Association of Commercial Aquaponics Companies) founded through EU Aquaponic Hub and COST