I grew up on a far mand have gardened for many years but recently I decided to try my hand at some aquaponics. Aquaponics is a system set up to raise water borne livestock (ie talapia, shrimp, catfish, etc) in a contained system while circulating the water through a medium that will both filter and benfit from the nutrient in the water. Following is my intent... I will post pictures and results as they are available. I. LIVESTOCK 1. Build containment for the livestock. 2. Prepare Water for Livestock 3. Stock and Successfully grow livestock. II. PLANTS 1. Build a small experimental greenhouse to house plants 2. Build flood tables and a sytem to manage the flow of water. 3. Plant and successfully harvets plants. III. EXPANSIONS (longterm upgrades) 1. Build a Solar Heater that will enable me to grow livestock year round. 2. Develop a gravity and solar powered water flow system. 3. Work on my ability to breed and hatch my own livestock. If you have any ideas or suggestions they would be greatly appreciated!