DIY - Grow your own fish for food at home

by | Jun 30, 2008 12:03 AM ET

Looking for something to do with that extra space in your basement, garage or backyard? Aquaculture is one option. You raise fist to eat in tanks. Here's a small tank in the basement:

Here's a larger tank:

It's easy to imagine using an inexpensive above ground swimming pool as well. Or create a farm:

One common freshwater aquaculture species is Talapia. Another is Keli. There are also marine species.

To learn more, try these links:

- Home-grown Aquaponics

- A Duckweed-Tilapia-Vegetable Cycle Grows in Washington, Maine

- Tilapia farming at home

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