Category Archive: Recirculation/RAS

Mar 13

Our First Harvest

[Article and photos by Dr Abner Tlakula, owner of Ribola aquaponics facility in Limpopo, South Africa] Deep Blue Aquatic Systems (Pty) Ltd installed the “Ribola RAS” in mid 2015. The people of Elim, a village in the Vhembe District of Limpopo, were very sceptical when they learnt that the whole thing was to grow fish …

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Aug 29

FF2200 Foam fractionator

My last blog post showed one of our FF2200 foam fractionators (protein skimmer) on its way to site. So I thought I would put a slightly better photo of the FF2200. Its difficult to get an idea of the size of the unit without a person standing in front of it. Standing tall at approx …

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Aug 10

Faivre Drumfilter installed at DAFF marine fish hatchery

  Two weeks back we installed a Faivre 4-80 “in-tank” drumfilter at the DAFF (Dept Agric Fisheries and Forestry) marine aquaculture hatchery in Hamburg in the Eastern Cape. This is a government project run by the DAFF aquaculture department on dusky kob (Argyrosomus japonicus). DAFF were having some issues with the filtration systems being unable …

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