Starting an indoor fish farm for under 1,000 dollars could be done on raising Blue Nile Tilapia on a small scale
You would need a 130 gallon tank that could raise about about 20 to 40 tilapia. Blue Nile Tilapia fingerlings can be purchased in small quantities of about 100. A titanium water immersble heater 1000 w. Make your own sand filter using a 10 gallon plastic bucket with a sealable top and use swimming pool grade sand.
You would need some basic supplies like ph meter and thermometer. Food fro the fingerling tilapia and some regular tilapia food. A smaller 10 gallon tank to be used a transient tank for the fingerlings to grow out before transferring to their new home.
The Components and supplies list for your starter indoor fish farm for raising tilapia
1. 130 Gallon plastic fish tank 130.00
2. Titantium immerserbile 1000 w heater 225.00
3. 50 pound bag of swimming pool sand. 25.00
4. 10 gallon plastic bucket with lid. 20.00.
5. Water pump 100.00