aquabioLab
Institution: Aquarium du Québec
Location: Ville de Québec, Québec, CANADA
Contact: Michel Lagacé, curator;
Laboratory name: DEMONSTRATION AQUACULTURE AND MARINE RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR PUBLIC DISPLAY
   
Habitat: fresh water and sea water;
Water temperature: 5° to 32° C;
Number of systems: 2;
Type of rearing tanks:
  • round and fibreglass raceway tanks
  • translucid columns for phytoplankton
  • translucid columns for zooplankton
  • translucid columns jellyfish culture
  • Water recirculation level: 99.9%;
    Work done: consulting system preliminary design of:
  • biofiltration;
  • filtration of suspended solids;
  • feces collection through fecal trap;
  • degassing;
  • oxygenation;
  • electronic security monitoring;
  • photoperiod control
  • space optimization;
  • amphitheater for live & video presentations;
  • Children marine discovery laboratory;
  • Module of mobile aquariums;
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