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Charrette Group: Well-fed salmon aquaponics

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Question: How to raise salmon/trout with minimal energy inputs in Iowa

Components: vegetarian diet and making own feed versus pellet feed water from well or spring underground to decrease energy inputs, or series of ponds on a hill that uses well water (Austria example) takes advantage of geothermal insulation to regulate temp (temperature of a well is ideal for raising salmon) salmon is best species in terms of time to maturity, price, palatability potential sale products: manure, fish emulsion

Diet: chia or kale duckweed look at other options (insects, dairy) v. that commercially available