Sprouting barley fodder is pretty easy. Barley fodder has a high digestibility of around 80% so it makes a great supplement to hay or can be fed straight to the animal. Fresh green grass is hard to pass up. Sprouting helps unlock the vitamins, enzymes, minerals, omega 3s and helps with immune responses and digestion. We built this system inspired by the alpaca guy in Washington. The barley fodder is the starting point to the Fish Food Project. The barley feeds the horses that are feeding the worms and the worms are going into fish food to feed the fish in the aquaponics system.
Trying different ways to harvest and dry Spirulina.
We have an aquaponics operation and I wanted to raise some Spirulina in separate tanks, since it requires a higher pH and saltier water. Just using some aquaponics water and adding some baking soda and sea salt, the Spirulina is growing really well. Harvesting is the task at hand.
Take a walk with a worm’s eye view of the different critters of the worm bin that inhabit our Continuous Flow Through Reactor, which is a particular style of worm bin.
A look inside the worm bins at TomKat Ranch. See a continuous flow through reactor bin design and how it works.