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The Fish Farm

The Fish Farm is a patented, micro-intensive fish farm and a simple and environmentally compatible way of ensuring food security and creating jobs.

The Fish Farm

Primary Function: By placing a series of tanks, filters and pumps inside a container, the product immediately delivers a profitable, affordable, transportable and replicable aquaculture business into poor urban or rural communities.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Communities/individuals with lack of access to proper nutrition and business opportunities.

Need Addressed: The solution supports sustainable aquaculture, which creates benefits by saving resources. Furthermore, the Fish Farm can contribute to a balanced diet due to the high quality protein in fish.

Uniqueness: Due to the moderate price of the fish, it is an affordable alternative and healthy protein supply for the people. Generating income, the fish can be sold to restaurants and/or directly to the population at retail prices.

Dimensions: 6 tanks (in a row) of 1,500 liters each, a 200 liters solids filter (to deal with the solid waste) and a 5,000 liters bio-filter (to deal with the chemical waste), a circulation pump and an aerator.

User Requirements: Minimum supply of reasonably clean water of 250 litres per day, level ground area for the placement of the container(s)

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The Fish Farm

Geographic Coverage: South Africa

Distributor: The Business Place

Primary Contacts: Alan Fleming: alanf@tbp.co.za, Lungile Mafilika

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: +27 083 658 8655

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Website: http://thefishfarm.net/

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The Fish Farm

The Fish Farm is a patented, micro-intensive fish farm and a simple and environmentally compatible way of ensuring food security and creating jobs.

A Community Enterprise Solutions Group Resource | 2012