Tag: Business

Aquaponics Fish Tank Building Progress

Even though it rained all day on Saturday, I was able to work on the floor for the Aquaponics fish tank building Sunday.  Granted, it was still very muddy but I need to get the floor joists in by this Wednesday before the next round of rain comes in.  I fully expect to have the [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]

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]

Introduction to Aquaponics!

Aquaponics? I have been reading about Aquaponics for a little over 2 years now and I am almost ready to get started.  Below is an excerpt from the Backyard Aquaponics website. “Aquaponics is essentially the combination of Aquaculture and Hydroponics. Both aquaculture and hydroponics have some down sides, hydroponics requires expensive nutrients to feed the plants, [Continue]

Building Raised Beds

Okay, it’s time to get this party started. The plan for this weekend is to build (2) 4x8x8 raised beds.  I already have the pressure treated wood (see previous post about the type of pressure treated wood used) and will be assembling them this weekend.  It’s really easy to build the beds with little to [Continue]