Tag: tilapia

Aquaponics is So EASY: Plant, Harvest and Feed the Fish

Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems

Aquaponics is So EASY: Plant, Harvest and Feed the Fish – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Aquaponics is a balance of water, fish, plants and bacteria. A balance of these four components is what makes a successful aquaponics system. The tilapia fish in Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are healthy. Our plants grow to maturation and ripeness …

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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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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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Feeding the Hungry with Portable Farms®

Feeding the Hungry with Portable Farms® – by Colle and Phyllis Davis In today’s world of chaos, fear, hunger, poverty, dishonesty and crushing bureaucracy, 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. …

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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, having …

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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 root …

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Community Aquaponics is the HOT NEW TREND

Community Aquaponics is the HOT NEW TREND– by Colle and Phyllis Davis The impact of a single community aquaponics system is much larger than the excellent ROI (Return on Investment) and high monthly income. The impact of multiple units has a profound effect on virtually every aspect of a community. 10,000 Sq ft Portable Farms …

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Keep pH BELOW 7.2 in Aquaponics

Nutrient Absorption Occurs BELOW 7.2 pH – by Colle and Phyllis Davis If the pH gets too near or above 7.2 in your Portable Farms® Aquaponics System’s Fish Tank, your plants cannot absorb the nutrients in the system and creates a NUTRIENT SHUTDOWN and your plants will begin to wither, show systems of leaf curl, begin to yellow, …

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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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Tilapia – The Fish That Fertilize our Plants in Our Aquaponics Systems

Tilapia – The Fish That Fertilize our Plants in  Our 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 …

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