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Operating an Aquaponics System

Operating 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 installation is, or …

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Aquaponics Systems MUST be Self Sustaining to Feed the Hungry

Aquaponics Systems MUST be Self Sustaining to Feed the Hungry  – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Please note: The majority of the food grown in Portable Farms® MUST be sold and not given away to those in need so the aquaponics operation becomes self-sustaining and is able to pay for the ongoing costs of seeds, fish food, …

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Carbon Neutral and Pesticide-Free Food Production

Carbon Neutral and Pesticide-Free Food Production  By Colle and Phyllis Davis Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems is a carbon neutral and pesticide-free food production facility designed to use readily available off-the-shelf equipment and materials to grow healthy green vegetables including tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers to raise your fish. PFAS LLC’s goal is to provide our customers …

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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 …

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Jump Start Your Summer Growing with an Aquaponics System

Jump Start Your Summer Growing. Better YET . . . Grow Food for your Family YEAR ROUND in any Weather! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis 1. Determine the SIZE for your aquaponics system: Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are high intensity food production systems that produce prodigious amounts of food year round in any climate. Here is …

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Precision Growing in Aquaponics Systems

Precision Growing with Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Precision growing is defined as ‘delivering the exact nutrients and other requirements that are needed by growing plants at exactly the right time in the exactly the required amounts.’ The growing space is utilized in a much more efficient and effective manner. …

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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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Simplify Life. Eat Well. Live Long and Prosper.

Simplify Life. Eat Well. Live Long and Prosper. – by Colle and Phyllis Davis   Spring means throwing things away, washing windows, moving furniture and vacuuming underneath and simplifying our lives. We may hate doing it, but we love the results and it makes it happier. You can make your life more resilient, less susceptible …

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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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Steam Powered Aquaponics (UGLY)

UGLY . . . BUT IT IS POSSIBLE: Steam Powered Aquaponics –  By Colle and Phyllis Davis Few people will EVER TRY Steam Powered Aquaponics, but IT IS POSSIBLE! YES, IT’S ALSO UGLY but it is possible.  It is the awareness of the possibility that eventually moves us to make our lives more of what …

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