Tilapia R Us & Crossover Farm is a veteran owned and operated company. Established in 2013. After having a stroke in 2009, Dr. John had to change his career from information technology to something else by doctors’ orders. Stress and not getting enough exercise were not helping his health. Since he was into gardening as a hobby, he decided to build a greenhouse and try growing his crops indoors all year long. After his first winter he thought there must be away to grow better crops that is when he discovered aquaponics. Dr. John as usual, dove in with both feet to gather any information that was available about his new career. After two years decided to take what he learned and modified his system. In 2013 he started Tilapia R Us to raise a pure strain 100% all Natural Northeastern Blue Tilapia™ in the USA. Tilapia R Us has three patent pending's and consults with local FFA, 4H chapter's and farmers. We are the only company in the USA that breed and raise 100% ALL Natural Northeastern Blue Tilapia™ , plus we do this all indoors. Our facility is about 4200 sq. ft. with specialty designed heated tanks that are kept at 82 degrees Fahrenheit all year long. When we state NATURAL, we are not talking Organic. Organic crops can be sprayed with chemicals and still be called organic. Natural means anything fed to our fish and has NO chemicals, NO GMO's, or chemical bi product. With this in mind, when you purchase one of our products our guarantee states we sell only natural certified products. Our products are not touched by hands until you receive them. We wear protective gear to keep our product as natural as possible. Tilapia R Us is the facility where we breed and raise Northeastern Blue Tilapia™. Our address is Hamburg, but we are in Shartlesville. Tours available, call to schedule time Crossover Farm is our Crossover Farm is a collection of small businesses in one unique location. We are a division of Tilapia R Us, established in 2019 after we expanded our greenhouse and fish operation. Since we had the space and did not want to build a roadside stand for our products and services. We took the space and made a collection of local country arts and crafts. And of course, you can purchase fresh Tilapia here.

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