Category: aquaponics systems

The Economics of Aquaponics 

The Economics of Aquaponics By Colle and Phyllis Davis, Inventors, Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems The information in this article focuses on the economics of aquaponics. We explore the financial aspects as well as people’s desire to learn about the aquaponics technology that allows them to grow food year-round. PFAS LLC has offered our Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systemsfor …

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Make Money with Your Own Aquaponics’ Business

Make Money with Your Own Aquaponics’ Business – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems Aquaponics is easier and more productive than organic gardening or traditional agriculture and uses 95% less water. Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems also use less electricity and less labor than any other aquaponics system in the world. Start somewhere, at some …

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Origins of Aquaponics

Origins of Aquaponics – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are easier and more productive than dirt gardening or traditional agriculture and uses less water, less electricity and less labor than any other aquaponics system in the world. Please note that aquaponics does not grow ‘field crops’ such as rice, wheat, corn or …

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Cost and Operations of An Aquaponics System

Cost and Operations of an Aquaponics System by Colle and Phyllis Davis READ THE ENTIRE AQUAPONICS COURSE OUTLINE: CLICK HERE. The majority of daily tasks include planting, harvesting and feeding the fish. Repeat the next day. There are two assumptions that will be made here regarding the operations for a backyard aquaponics system: 1) your …

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Is Aquaponics in City Centers in the Future?

Is Aquaponics in City Centers in the Future? By Colle and Phyllis Davis According to Food Empowerment Project, Food Deserts in inner-cities make it difficult for many to source and purchase fresh food. “Food deserts can be described as geographic areas where residents’ access to affordable, healthy food options (especially fresh fruits and vegetables) is …

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Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics

Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics  by Colle and Phyllis Davis Becoming a commercial aquaponics farmer requires the technology information, plans, the permits, site preparation, the inspections, the ordering of the greenhouse and the thousands of small and large steps all of which are necessary. But once started on the site development and the …

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12-Month Aquaponics Gardening in a Lean-to Greenhouse

12-Month Aquaponics Gardening in a Lean-to Greenhouse By Colle and Phyllis Davis People are contacting us regarding 12-month aquaponics gardening in a lean-to greenhouse built next to their house. This article addresses the answers to their questions. The ideal location to for your aquaponics installation may or may not be where you want to build …

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Aquaponics in COLD Climates is Ideal for Greens

Aquaponics in COLD Climates is Ideal for Greens– 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 …

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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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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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