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Greg thanks for your reply. Not sure if I explained everything. We are in Abaco in the Bahamas, hoping to start up a prototype system at a school for special needs students. Doing tis as economically as possible is our main goal. I'm thinking that if we could get this started, we could breed our own fish, and as long as we build something that would sustain the eventuality of a Hurricane, we should be able to make a business with this. My main concern is the cost of buying and shipping in fish food pallets. Is there a way whereby one can process their own fish food? The school is funded solely by charitable donations. If you could link us up with with contact able and will to help with this, we would be most grateful. Thanks Davd
Pleasure to meet you. Yes I live in
PSJ but I come up north towards you all the time. Im brand new to aquaponics and come to think of it I don't think I have ever grown anything before. I do however have about 20 years experience keeping fish so I think I have the basics down with that aspect of it. I'm here to learn and make new friends so I'm all for collaboration. I just had two 275 gallon IBC totes and a 55 gallon barrel delivered yesterday so I'm on my way to starting my set up. I have a couple of ideas on how I want to plumb it but I wanna brainstorm and research more before I start cutting and drilling my totes. Anyhow right now I'm on vacation with the kids in west palm but I'll be back in a couple days.
Looks interesting. Please give me more details. First question is who would maintain the system?
All the best,
Excellent idea! Can you provide me your email address? Mine is firstname.lastname@example.org
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