aquabioLab
Institution: Maison de la mer des Jeunes explos
Location: Grandes-Bergeronnes, Québec, CANADA
Contact: Jérôme Desrosiers, Biologist
Laboratory name: MARINE EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY FOR CHILDREN
   
Species: Marine molluscs, crustaceans, fish;
Habitats: Sea water;
   
Water temperature: 4 to 15°C + 0.5° C;
Number of aquarium modules: 3
   
Capacity of central module: 0.8 m3 (211 usgal);
Type of rearing tanks: 15 double wall aquariums;
   
Capacity of auxiliary module: 0.5 m3 (132 usgal);
Rated daily dry feed: 0.2 à 6 kg;
Type of rearing tanks: 9 double wall aquariums;
   
Capacity of demo module: 0.4 m3 (106 usgal);
Rated daily dry feed: 0.5 to 10 kg;
Type of rearing tanks: 1 double wall aquarium;
   
Total volumetric capacity: 1 m3 (255 usgal);
Water recirculation level: 99.9%;
Work done: lab & furniture planning,
system design:
lab furniture;
biofiltration;
filtration of suspended solids;
degassing;
foam fractionation;
thermal control;
installation, start-up & training.
      
 

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