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Category: aquaponics systems

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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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 necessary for growing  healthy plants with the required amounts of food, nutrients and light.’ Aquaponics uses grow tables in a much more efficient and effective manner. The water’s pH and carefully …

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FISH POOP IS NOT ENOUGH!

FISH POOP IS NOT ENOUGH! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Our Fish Friendly Mineral Rock Dust gives your aquaponics system a HEALTHY KICK for growing health plants and fish without the use of chemicals: – Iron – Magnesium – Calcium – Potassium (vital for blooming plants, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, etc.) – It also includes other …

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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 Your first step is to determine the SIZE for your aquaponics system. One grow tray containing what we call ‘wasabi lettuce.’ It tastes exactly like wasabi. Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are high …

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JUICING with Foods from Portable Farms®

JUICING with Foods from Portable Farms®– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Nutritionists report that juicing is not a substitute for including fresh fruits and vegetables unless you put the ‘pulp’ back into the juice. After juicing, we feed our leftover pulp to the wildlife on our property (birds, squirrels, dozens of rabbits, and sadly, even …

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Portable Farms® – Go Solar and OFF GRID. So, Sexy.

Portable Farms® – Go Solar and OFF GRID. So, Sexy.– By Colle and Phyllis Davis PFAS LL offers Portable Farms® Kits designed for SOLAR installations.   The PFAS LLC Research Center installation at our headquarters in Southern Florida has operated on solar power since last August and has not missed a beat. The system is 100% …

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