Category: Sustainability

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 and year round food production in three months in greenhouses or warehouse. Grows pesticide free food, table vegetables and fish, raised …

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Basil is a High-Value Crop for Aquaponics

Phyllis Davis harvesting fresh delicious basil from Portable Farms Aquaponics System Basil – A High-Value Crop for Aquaponics by Colle and Phyllis Davis Basil is a high-value crop for aquaponics. It is enjoyed as a fresh-leaf herb on meats and vegetables, prepared in sauces such as pesto, or dried and used in many recipes in …

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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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Cost and Operations of An Aquaponics System

Cost and Operations of an Aquaponics Systemby 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 …

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Warehouse Aquaponics? Yes, Here’s How . . .

Warehouse Aquaponics with Portable Farms®? Yes, Here’s How . . . – by Colle and Phyllis Davis We cracked the code so you make money faster and easier and with LOWER ELECTRICAL COSTS to increase your ROI for warehouse aquaponics! You’re welcome.   Those huge empty warehouses seem to be begging to be repurposed again in …

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Fill & Drain vs. Raft Aquaponics

Fill & Drain vs. Raft Aquaponics– by Colle and Phyllis Davis The Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are ideally designed for community aquaponics growing.  One acre of land can accommodate 120 Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems’ modules installed in four separate greenhouses housing 30 modules each to grow 320,000 vegetables and 92,000 pounds of fish which will feed …

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Wasabi Lettuce? In Aquaponics? YES! YES! YES!

Wasabi Lettuce by Colle and Phyllis Davis It’s NOT really called Wasabi Lettuce. That’s not the real name of this incredibly delicious, delightful, peppery and tasty green, but ‘wasabi lettuce’ is what we call it when we point it out to the people on tours at the Portable Farms’® Research and Development Center. When they are …

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Feeding the Hungry with Portable Farms®

Feeding the Hungry with Portable Farms® – by Colle and Phyllis Davis As we find ourselves in the midst of pandemic and unemployment, there is a way to help those as close as your family or as inclusive as your community or even a larger section of the earth by installing an aquaponics system. Now …

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The Fish Works Best in Aquaponics is Tilapia

This Fish Works Best in Aquaponics is Tilapia -by Colle and Phyllis Davis Tilapia is the fish most used in aquaponics. This fish works best in aqupaonics is tilapia. We use tilapia because they thrive in water temperature in the low 80’s° F, the water can be fresh water, brackish water or even salty water, …

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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 Systems for …

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