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Introduction to the African catfish broodstock system Plug and Play

The African catfish broodstock system Plug and Play allows full control of your African catfish broodstock and contributes to the good health of your fish. The combination of perfect husbandry and high quality broodstock fish feed, gives the best chances of having African catfish broodstock being in excellent condition. If desired, Aquaculture ID can also supply broodstock fish (Dutch strain African catfish) worldwide.

Specification of the system:

  • 2x Polypropylene fish tanks with two outlets; one for return to sedimentation tank and one for draining the tank completely
  • 2x Cover (out of SS304) to prevent the fish from jumping out of the tank
  • Sedimentation filter tank (mechanical filtration) allows for removing all the solid particles from the system water flow.
  • Moving bed filter tanks (biological filtration), converts the ammonia produced by the fish into nitrate. Each tank consists of a moving bed filter tank, filled with PP particles and aeration equipment to aerate the filter tank.
  • Pump tank in which pump, freshwater supply and overflow pipe are installed.
  • Frame (out of SS304) with adjustable stands for easy system installation.
  • 1x Messner pump (70 W – 240 V) (made in Germany)
  • 1x 40-watt VGE UV-C unit with SS304 housing (made in The Netherlands)
  • 1x Air pump (160 W – 240 V) to aerate the moving bed filter tank
  • Connection for freshwater supply (1x floating valve (automatic filling), 1x ball valve (manual filling))
  • PVC piping and fittings to connect the different system elements.

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  • Specifically designed for African catfish
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