Plenty of questions and answers about the greenhouse build project! I originally though it would last about 15 minutes. I squeezed it from over an hour down to 45 minutes. 😉
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Why do you need to get so many permits?
What is the size of the greenhouse? 26*148 or 3848 sq ft
When you installed the greenhouse posts, why didn’t you insulate around them. Why didn’t you install chicken wire underground to keep the pests out?
You’re part of the world’s problem…cutting down trees and stripping land to grow crops.
Why do you burn your brush? Why didn’t you compost it?
Do you let volunteers help you with the build?
Where did you buy your greenhouse? What brand is it?
What is your covering?
Why don’t you unroll the wrap the other direction? (8)
Isn’t your covering going to tear with it flopping in the wind?
You have a lot of tools, a “normal” person couldn’t build this.
Are you going to install solar panels?
Why didn’t you install geothermal tubes?
You should heat with compost.
Are you going to use a rocket mass heater like you did in the dome?
Are you going to make this an all-season greenhouse?
Where did you buy your tanks?
Why not put the tanks underground to save energy?
Where did the bed liner come from?
Are you going to install lighting?
How much did everything cost? Can you do a cost breakdown for each section? $52,583 or $13.66/square foot
Where did the money come from to build this?
Can you send me your designs for your setup?
Why don’t you use an air lift pump instead of a standard one? They are more efficient.
Can you send me your calculations for your setup?
Why do you have a SLO output and an overflow?
Where did you get the PVC Gate valves?
Your design is too complicated.
Don’t use bell siphons, they always fail.
You should paint your tanks to prevent algae.
You have a lot of custom plastic parts that not everyone has access to. Is the PLA safe to use?
This is a plastic nightmare and no way to grow organically.
How do you access the 8’ bed behind the 4’ one?
Why did you install media beds instead of an MBBR?
What software do you use for your designs?
“Do you ever worry about the well being of your fish? That’s a pretty bad prison you are building for them. They must go insane!”
Why do you grow Koi instead of something like tilapia, or maybe catfish?
Why is it taking so long to finish the project?
Do you do tours?
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