Category: Fish

Types of fish grown in an Aquaponics system

November 5, 2019
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Aquaponic systems are an efficient, no waste way to grow food. By combining fish with garden plants, you can reduce the amount of water used, eliminate the need for soil and fertilizers, and grow healthy plants and fish – right in your own home. An aquaponic system works by using the waste materials fish produce…

Aquaponics and TOPS Technology

November 5, 2019
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Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish in tanks) and hydroponics (growing plants without soil). Aquaponics uses nutrient rich water from fish tanks to provide plants, grown in a greenhouse, with organic  fertilizer. No pesticides or herbicides are used.  In addition, we can use land that is not good for farming.  For these and…

The Spotless Garden

November 5, 2019
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THERE’S a “Beyond Thunderdome” quality to Rob Torcellini’s greenhouse. The 10-by-12-foot structure is undistinguished on the outside: he built it from a $700 kit, alongside his family’s Victorian-style farmhouse in Eastford, Conn., a former farming town 35 miles east of Hartford. What is going on inside, however, is either a glimpse at the future of food…