Category: CHIFT PIST

Aquaponics System @ C&L Farms

I’m sorry for the long delay in getting a new post up about the progress of the Aquaponics system @ C&L Farms.  We have been busy planting and pulling weeds which has taken up most of our time.  🙂 The Aquaponics system has made some major progress since I last wrote about it.  The growbeds [Continue]

Aquaponics @ C & L Farms

Hello Readers! This is the first post in a new series called “Aquaponics @ C & L Farms”.  Over the next few months, we will be blogging our trials and tribulations on our first Aquaponics system.  Please keep in mind that this is not a commercial Aquaponics system by any stretch.  This is simply a [Continue]

Grading of Aquaponics Greenhouse Completed

We have the grading done for the new Aquaponics greenhouse and Fish Tank building.  This Saturday we will be installing the footings for the buildings.  I’ll be sure to take some photos of the process and post them up here and on my Facebook page.  For now, here are some photos of the new site [Continue]

Building Permit Approved – Grading site this weekend!

Quick update and question. I have my building permit now for the FT (fish tank) building and greenhouse!  whoohoo.  Now I need some grading done and some crusher run spread for the building base.  Getting some quotes this afternoon so hopefully that will be done by this weekend. Should I go with #4 River Rock [Continue]

Aquaponics Adventure Begins

Hello everyone! This post will be my way of tracking my progress as well as a place to get some needed information from everyone here. My plan My plan is to build a larger system than most people start out with simply because I have found through my reading that the larger the system, the [Continue]

What is CHIFT PIST in Aquaponics?

CHIFT PIST is short for  “constant height in fish tank, pump in sump tank”.  This is a very good idea for an easy to maintain aquaponics system but there are always drawbacks to any aquaponics system.  Someone has to still clean out the extra waste in the sump tank and since this tank is typically below the fish tank [Continue]