"Well, I'm committed now!
I set up a 10x12 greenhouse in the back yard. From Harbor Freight, it had mixed reviews but I think it'll do fine.
I bought 3 IBC totes, cut 2 in half, 1 for fish.
I have 3 beds and 1 sump tank with pump.
"Are you going on the tour on the 10th. Maybe I'll see you there.
good luck with your new set up, be patient it takes a while for everything to season and get growing. Mine is just now really going well I didn't have enough fish…"
"JP, sounds like we're neighbors! I'm starting also, just got an ibc tote... thats about as far as I've gotten other than reading the book... hopefully will get all set up this summer and ready for fish / plants by fall.
"bluegill: aren't these small and bony? are they decent to eat?
I will have to do more research, I just assumed talapia was a no brainer. Anyone have a favorite that is easy to harvest?
thanks for the…"
Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More
"Hi, first time here. I'm going to start aquaponics in my yard too, but am wondering about the greenhouse idea. What do you think is needed in sac? Seems a greenhouse may be too hot in summer time?
I'm going to have lots of other questions…"
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