Published: 07 January 2013

There are many different things that can be used as a fish tank. For a system to be considered a FoodMachine, we have minimum requirements in terms of the gallon capacity of the fish tank.

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Location: Kona, HI and Tacoma, WA | Published: 20 January 2011

Water is the life-blood of the FoodMachine. The water facilitates the symbiotic nature of the relationship between the fish and plants. The water carries the nutrients to the plants from the fish and the water, after being cleaned by the plants, obviously provides the home for the fish. One of the keys to a successful FoodMachine is good water quality management.

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Location: Tacoma, WA | Published: 10 November 2010

We have taken some of our troughs, the 12-inch on ground growing systems we use for tomatoes and cucumbers, off line for the winter. Due to the limited light in the Pacific Northwest (our greenhouse is also in a bit of a shaded location) the growth rate slows down substantially.

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Location: Kona, HI | Published: 28 October 2010

This last week a group of us took on the project of implementing design changes we came up with in order to simplify the entire system. Our greatest desire is that the FoodMachineâ„¢ be used across the world. We know one of the greatest challenges faced with the FoodMachineâ„¢ is making sure it is simple.

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