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Aquaponics is So EASY: Plant, Harvest and Feed the Fish

Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems

Aquaponics is So EASY: Plant, Harvest and Feed the Fish – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Aquaponics is a balance of water, fish, plants and bacteria. A balance of these four components is what makes a successful aquaponics system. The tilapia fish in Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are healthy. Our plants grow to maturation and ripeness …

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Think Ahead for Winter Growing

The Happy Portable Farmer, Colle Davis (aka The Fish Whisperer), Inventor, with a single head of lettuce from one of his own Portable Farmsâ„¢ Aquaponics Systems that was grown in only 40 days. This is an unretouched photo.

Winter Growing in Aquaponics– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Yes, you can grow a variety of crops YEAR ROUND in aquaponics in acclimatized greenhouses if you install grow lights for use during winter months to extend the light of the day. In order to grow food you need six hours of direct sunlight per day …

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Aquaponics in COLD Climates WORKS GREAT!

Aquaponics in COLD Climates Works Great! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis The key to the success of aquaponics in cold climates is the climatically adapted structure housing the installation. In tropical and warm climate installation, less planning and careful construction are required for success, but even in very cold climates, aquaponics can be very …

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YEAR ROUND Ideal Growing Conditions for Aquaponics

YEAR ROUND Ideal Growing Conditions for Aquaponics – by Colle and Phyllis Davis  One single head of India Mustard (tastes like a spicy lettuce) that was harvested from a Portable Farms® Aquaponics System.  Question:   “How is it possible that Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems can grow such DELICIOUS and nutrient rich food year round?” Answers: In sunlight, plans …

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Energy-Saving Devices for Aquaponics in Cold Climates

New Energy-Saving Devices for Aquaponics in Cold Climates – by Colle and Phyllis Davis We receive many inquiries from people who live in very COLD climates who ask us, “Does aquaponics work in cold climates?” And our answer is always, “YES IT DOES! In fact, it’s actually easier to heat a greenhouse than it is …

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Aquaculture and Aquaponics are NOT the same!

Aquaculture and Aquaponics are NOT the Same Thing!– by Colle and Phyllis Davis  The U.S. government is pushing for increased farm-raised fish production (in order to erase a seafood trade deficit). Estimates are that half the fish consumed worldwide will be farm/tank raised by the year 2025. The main difference is that aquaponics’ tank-grown fish …

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Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics

Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics  Lettuce grown in Portable Farms uses 95% less water than traditional agriculture and grows in HALF the time as soil-grown lettuces.   Aquaponics Dan Burden, AgMRC Content Specialist D. Allen Pattillo, Department of Natural Resources Ecology & Management, Iowa State University; North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NRAC) This closed-loop …

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Cheap Aquaponics “Startup Fish”

Cheap Aquaponics “Startup Fish”– by Colle and Phyllis Davis “Can we use goldfish or crayfish or something besides tilapia in our backyard aquaponics system?” This is a frequently asked question and prompted a conversation with a new ‘aquaponist’ at my local Home Depot store which has prompted me to make a list of the fish …

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Here is The Difference Between Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Here is The Difference Between Hydroponics and Aquaponics – by Colle and Phyllis Davis A commercial aquaponics system creates immediate jobs and food for semi-skilled people trained in less than a week. Permanent full-time jobs are created and year round food production is available in three months when grown in greenhouses or warehouses. Aquaponics grows pesticide …

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Get Rich With One Acre of Aquaponics

  GET RICH WITH AQUAPONICS ON ONE ACRE– by Colle Davis, Phil Estes and Phyllis Davis GET RICH WITH AQUAPONICS ON ONE ACRE but first, begin with one small aquaponics’ system to learn how to operate it and see if it meets your expectations. Even ONE 5×40′ MODULE that feeds eight people is a realistic …

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