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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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Tilapia – The Fish That Fertilizes Plants in Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems

Tilapia – The Fish That Fertilizes Plants in Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems– by Colle and Phyllis Davis One of the most commonly asked questions we receive is concerning the fish that we use in Portable Farms®, “Why Tilapia?’” In the US, please check with your local Fish and Wildlife Department in your State and see if Tilapia …

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Aquaponics Is a Perfect Match for Those with an Ambulatory Disability

Aquaponics Is a Perfect Match for Those with an Ambulatory Disability  LOVE TO GARDEN? But, can’t bend or stoop? Portable Farms® has a solution! – by the Inventors of Portable Farms®  Aquaponics Systems Until now, ‘dirt gardens’ have not been an option for those with ambulatory disabilities because of their difficulty reaching down to the ground dig …

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Start a Hobby Farm for Family Fun 

Start a Hobby Farm for Family Fun – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Start your own hobby farm and invite your entire family to care for the fish and plants to grow your own food. A small farm requires only five-minutes a day to feed the fish and tend to the plants. For most people, …

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Want to Make a Chef Weak and Breathless?

Want to Make a Chef Weak and Breathless?– Colle and Phyllis Davis Do you want to know how to make an Executive Chef weak at the knees and breathless? Offer them a farm that grows an unlimited supply of fresh pesticide-free food and home-grown fish that’s near their kitchen. Then, after they wipe tears of …

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Growing Tomatoes in Aquaponics

 Growing Tomatoes in Aquaponics -by Colle and Phyllis Davis (Photo above) Each of these tomatoes weighs approximately 1/2 pound. We harvested them from a Farms® Aquaponics System. THEY ARE DELICIOUS. Tomatoes are the single most requested crop to grow in the Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems. The expected yields in this article are based on growth …

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Feed 8 People FOREVER in ONE 40′ Grow Tray!

Feed 8 People FOREVER in ONE 40′ Grow Tray! by Colle and Phyllis Davis — Build, own and operate your own backyard aquaponics system.  —One module of Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems feeds a family of eight year round. — Install twenty to thirty modules and sell the food you grow in a commercial aquaponics operation. PFAS LLC offers …

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The Footsteps of the Farmer are His Best Fertilizer

The Footsteps of the Farmer are His Best Fertilizer – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Old Japanese proverb (modern translation): “The closer you are to your plants and animals each day, the easier it is to observe and respond to their needs.” If you have raised children or lived on a farm, this wise proverb …

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NO! Aquaponics Food DOES NOT ‘Taste Fishy!’

NO! Aquaponics Food DOES NOT ‘Taste Fishy!’ – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Each time we are asked, “Does aquaponic’s food ‘tastes fishy?’” we are tempted to say, “Do the vegetables you buy at the supermarket, or at the farmers market taste like cow manure?” Here’s how Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems utilize fish waste to …

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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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