aquabioLab
Institution: Université du Québec à Rimouski
Location: Rimouski, Québec, CANADA
Contact: M. Simon Lamarre
Habitat: Saltwater
Type of rearing unit: EIGHT FLUMES OPERATING IN CLOSED CIRCUIT WITH INDEPENDENT TEMPERATURE AND WATER VELOCITY CONTROL
         
Unit description:
  • Cast ½" acrylic channel of 7.2 litres (60 cm L x 15 cm l x 12 cm h) with polystyrene isolation ;
  • Biofiltration media positively charged with high affinity for attracting gram-ve bacteria such as nitrifyers. Biofilter self-cleaning and pre-activated with freshwater nitrifying bacteria;
  • Water current within flume is driven by one variable speed electric drive motor with speed controller;
  • Water speed: 0.5 to 2 cm/s;
  • Thermoelectric modules control the temperature from 25°C to 1°C (+0.3°C);
Mandate: Conception
Fabrication
 

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