U of M student creates urban shrimp farm

U of M student creates urban shrimp farm

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(WJBK) - Just behind a fence is a house that looks ready for demolition - but looks can be deceiving.

Fox 2 headed down the steps to the unfinished basement where a shrimp farm is in full operation.

The farmer is Lizzie Grobbel, a University of Michigan masters student in the department of environmental engineering.

"There are nine tanks and about 200 shrimp growing in the basement,"  Grobbel said. "The idea is that it's a sustainable setup because all of the water in the system is recycled."

For more about Grobbel's shrimp farm click the video player for the full report.

Link: http://detroitshrimp.wordpress.com


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