Tag: Aquaponics

Slow Farming for Everyone

Not much going on around the farm right now. We have been building a number of raised beds for a small garden near the farmhouse for some fresh veggies for the family. The aquaponics system is at another location right now and it will provide the greens and herbs for the farmers market. Until we [Continue]

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 System @ C & L Farms…

Hello again! We ordered the fish tank and a couple growbeds from ZoroTools.com last Friday afternoon and the tanks were delivered YESTERDAY!  I was expecting them to take much longer but apparently we have a Grainger warehouse in Atlanta so it was convenient to receive the tanks early for everyone involved….hahaha. Now the fun begins.  [Continue]

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]

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