Solar Heated Aquaculture System

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1994: $3,313.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Region: Northeast
State: New Jersey
Project Leader:


  • Animals: fish


  • Energy: general energy

    Proposal summary:

    Create a solar air and water heating system for the growth of Tilapia. A solar heating system would allow my present indoor operation to function economically on a year round basis. Fish produced will be marketed to seafood wholesalers and local restaurants, as well as being used for home consumptions.

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