Updated on February 21, 2024

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Created on October 13, 2020

Tulua Aquaponics

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Tulua Aquaponics is a company that designs and manages aquaponic systems.

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Product Description

Tulua Aquaponics is a company that designs and maintains aquaponics systems for urban and rural growers. Tulua has two main models: the GrowPod and the InspireFarm. The GrowPod is an off-grid aquaponics system designed for urban locations. The InspireFarm is a greenhouse aquaponics system that comes with grow beds and fish tanks. Tulua Aquaponics will also work with customers to create custom systems.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 1: No Poverty

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Community

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

The product is distributed directly by Tulua Aquaponics.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Water Governance Institute Aquaponics System.

Manufacturing/Building Method

The system is manufactured by Tulua Aquaponics.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Users can contact the manufacturer to have an aquaponics system built.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Design Specifications

The GrowPod is a self-contained aquapoincs system with vertical grow beds over a fish tank. The InspireFarm is a greenhouse with several grow beds and fish tanks. In both systems, the grow beds are filled with gravel and seeds are planted directly into the gravel. The grow beds are placed on top of the fish tank. A pumping machine and pipes are included to pump water from the fish tank to the plants, and the water from the plants then drains back into the fish tank.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Technical support is provided by the manufacturer.

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturer specifies that their GrowPod produces high yields and nutrient-rich produce and that their InspireFarm uses 95% less water, 90% less labor, and produces 10-30 times more than a traditional farm using the same amount of land.

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

No known safety hazards are related to this product.

Complementary Technical Systems

The manufacturer also runs Aquaponics AI, a company that offers technology that can assist in aquaponics farming.

Academic Research and References

Abusin, S.A. and Mandikiana, B.W., 2020, Towards sustainable food production systems in Qatar: assessment of the viability of aquaponics, Global Food Security, p.100349.

Blidariu, F. and Grozea, A., 2011, Increasing the economical efficiency and sustainability of indoor fish farming by means of aquaponics-review, Scientific Papers Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 44(2), pp.1-8.

Somerville, C. and Ferrand, C., 2013, Aquaponics in Gaza, Field Exchange 46: Special focus on urban food security & nutrition, p.15.

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

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