Category Archive: aquaponics systems

Portable Farms® Really Are Portable

Portable Farms® Really Are Portable – by Colle and Phyllis Davis We suggest that you view the Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems technology as software along with several unique hardware components. This makes the portability factor much more apparent. The ‘technology’ is in two separate pieces. The Aquaponics University (AU) Course explains/teaches the technology of building …

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Feeding a Family of Five with a Portable Farm in 125 sq ft

Feeding  a Family of Five with a Portable Farm in 125 sq ft by Colle and Phyllis Davis How much food does a family of five consume in a year? Starting with USDA data for a healthy diet and accepting that a majority of carbohydrates will come from grains and root crops, the table vegetables …

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The Aquaponist’s Daily Prayer: “PRAY FOR POOP”

The Aquaponist’s Daily Prayer: “PRAY FOR POOP” – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Portable Farms is proud to show you Before and After Photos highlighting the 40-day progress of our newly constructed PFAS LLC’S Experimental and Research Center in San Diego, California, that was completed and planted on May 28. Because of improvements in our …

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Portable Farms® Zucchini Bread

Portable Farms® Zucchini Bread Give homemade Zucchini Bread for gifts during the holidays. Not too sweet and it’s healthy too! There is nothing like home-made, home-grown zucchini bread to give away as gifts during the holiday season! While many cooks may boast they cook from scratch, we can ‘trump that’ and say we grew our …

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TILAPIA is the Fish for Aquaponics

TILAPIA is the Fish for Aquaponics -by Colle and Phyllis Davis Tilapia is the fish most used in aquaponics. Tilapia prefer a water temperature in the low 80° F, the water can be fresh water, brackish water or even salty water, and they do just fine. They will thrive in water that can be dirty …

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Aquaponics in COLD Climates WORKS GREAT!

Aquaponics in COLD Climates – 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 productive. It …

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Aquaculture and Aquaponics are NOT the same!

Aquaculture and Aquaponics are NOT the Same Thing! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis  Aquaculture and Aquaponics are NOT the same! 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. …

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Tilapia and the Omega-3 Debate

Tilapia and the Omega-3 Debate – by Colle and Phyllis Davis What fish has the highest levels of omega-3? Wild Alaskan salmon’s  sockeye salmon wins the prize! If you enjoy fish other than sockeye salmon, consider adding flax and chia seeds to your diet to add Omega-3s into your diet. Alaskan salmon’s (spawning) sockeye salmon …

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Aquaponics Food Tastes Great! GROW YOUR OWN

Aquaponics Food Tastes Great! GROW YOUR OWN – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Isn’t it time to simplify your life and enjoy quality time and food? Globally, self-sufficiency is becoming main stream in 2017 as individuals and communities unite to find ways to source affordable housing, create food and water safety, find access to quality …

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Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics

Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics  Now is the time to install a Portable Farms Aquaponics System.  Learn from us and be a food supplier in your area.  Lettuce grown in Portable Farms using 95% water than traditional agriculture. Feed your family with a backyard farm or grow food commercially! If you sell a …

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