Tag: Fish

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

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]

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]