aquabioLab
Institution: Ocean Sciences Centre
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, CANADA
Contact: Dr. Annie Mercier
Habitat: Saltwater
Type of rearing unit: SEMI-OPEN MULTI-TANK ARCTIC REARING SYSTEM
         
Unit description:
  • 25 removable self-cleaning polycarbonate tanks (9L operating volume), with lids;
  • No biofilter;
  • Quiet drive saltwater resistant pump
  • Water temperature ranges from 30°C to 4°C (20°C ambient temperature);
  • Completely isolated system;
  • Up to 400% water make-up per day;
  • Water chilled with a water or air –cooled chiller with a titanium heat exchanger (specify choice before ordering)
  • Includes a titanium water heater, 1000 W to reach 25-30°C
  • Degassing column (air intake included) for CO2 removing;
  • The high-strength fibreglass and plastic stands are seawater and mold resistant and NSA-approved for direct contact with food;
  • Electronic controller and monitoring system: 1 Enviro-monitron with
    • 1 temperature probe,
    • 1 flow detector,
    • 1 peristaltic pump for the control of percentage of water make-up per day,
    • 1 Astral photoperiod light control (LEDs);
  • One pressurised counter-current oxygen saturator;
  • 1 Security package:
    • 1 pressure relief valve,
    • electrical components (pump starter, temperature controller) are housed in NEMA-4 boxes;
Mandate: Conception, Fabrication
 

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