Category: Aquaponics

Aquaponics @ C&L Farms – Update 2

Hello Everyone!  Here’s a quick post on the Aquaponics system progress. We spent a couple hours digging the sump tank in the greenhouse.  This is backbreaking work but we wanted to have the sump tank below grade to utilize as much of the greenhouse space as we can.  The liner will be ordered soon as [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]

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Barn and Greenhouse Update

This past weekend was ideal for getting some work done on the greenhouse. Temps in the mid 50’s and dry allowed us to get out and finish the walls and part of the rafters for the roof on the greenhouse. We also spent some time plowing up the middle and lower garden plots. We will [Continue]

Greenhouse Progress

Everything is ticking along for the Spring plantings. We are still finishing up the storage building and greenhouse but this bitter cold in Georgia has slowed the progress down a lot. Hope for better weather this weekend so we can finish up the siding and to get started on the framing for the greenhouse. We [Continue]

Structural Foam Stock tanks for Aquaponics

Does anyone have any additional information on these foam tanks and their use in an aquaponics setup? Any known issues with leaching of harmful chemicals? Does anyone use these tanks now? http://www.tractorsupply.com/en/store/rubbermaidreg%3B-structural-foam-stock-tanks-300-gal–capacity

Progress on Greenhouse and Fish tank Building…

I know it’s been a long time since my last update but there have been a lot of challenges with this build. Just a few of the latest pics of the progress. Hoping to get the siding on the building next week and then I can finish the greenhouse framing. I’ve been reading a lot [Continue]