Lined packed earth, cob, FP, 6 mo ago, only 4 mil poly, all I could get, cracking, leaking now. Intend to, remove plastic, smooth walls with cement, then plaster over, water-tight, understand acid…Continue
Nice to know there are others in Belize doing this. Perhaps we can meet up some time in the future and talk aquaponics.
I am also having problems with UV degradation of any type of plastic exposed to the sun.
Your Cob may be cracking because there is a little to much clay in your mix. Hydralic lime is a great stabalizer in cob and you can get it in belize too. Lots of little kilins when going trough the humming bird.
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