aquabioLab
Institution: Aquarium du Québec
Location: Ville de Québec, Québec, CANADA
Contact: Michel Lagacé, curator;
Laboratory name: AQUATIC AND MARINE RESEARCH LABORATORY
   
Habitat: fresh and salt water
System temperature: 2° to 32° C;
Number of rearing systems: 5;
Rearing volume per system: 15 m3 (18 494 usgal);
Daily feeding rate: 6 to 8 kg feed / system;
Type of rearing tanks per system: Fiberglass troughs & circular self- supporting tanks;
Water recirculation level: 99.9%;
Work done: consulting system preliminary design for:
  • biofiltration;
  • filtration of suspended solids;
  • feces collection through fecal trap;
  • degassing;
  • oxygenation;
  • electronic security monitoring;
  • photoperiod control
  • space optimization;
  • planning of phytoplankton lab.;
  • planning of zooplankton lab.;
  • planning of quarantine lab.
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