Fish farms have been established using ponds or with tank systems constructed in existing builings, greenhouse, garage etc. Some have even been set up in basements. Here's a story about fish operations being successfully set up and ran in the Fort Wayne area to create income.
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The Journal Gazette
FORT WAYNE -- Plenty of country homeowners are looking for ways to make extra cash from their extra acres.
One answer could be to turn a pond or a spare barn into an aquaculture operation. It can take less than $10,000 to start raising fish on a small scale, and the payoff from a side business can add up to $10,000 to $20,000 a year, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service educators say."""
""Aquaculture businesses can be a variety of sizes, which makes the field a good fit for part-time farmers, said Gonzalee Martin, agriculture and natural resources educator at the Purdue University Extension service's Allen County office. Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility in central Indiana spent less than $10,000 to set up an aquaculture operation that raises 5,000 to 10,000 pounds of fish a year, he said.""
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Aquaponics Farming is an excellent way to begin growing your own supply of fresh herbs, vegetables and fish year round. A basic simple system can be made at home and consists of a tank of fish connected to one or more growing beds. It can be constructed small enough to fit into a garage, spare room, or kitchen, one or more systems could fit into a shed or home greenhouse. Read more here.
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This post was updated June 27 2012