Category Archive: Equipment

Sep 26

New Quarantine Facility at the Two Oceans Aquarium

We recently completed some work for the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town. Its been super working with them. They run an amazing aquarium with some stunning exhibits and they are a great bunch of people to work with. The installation included 5 separate quarantine units, each with their own filtration including our custom made fibreglass …

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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 25

FF2200 Protein Skimmers delivered to Abalone farm

We recently delivered two of our FF2200 foam fractionators (protein skimmers) to an abalone farm in the Western Cape. The protein skimmers will be used to clean up incoming sea water, foaming off fines that are suspended in the water column. The units are moulded in HDPE and are approx 2.2m diameter and 3.2m tall. …

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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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Apr 21

Two Dam Sustainable article in Agri Kultuur online magazine

Take a look at the article on the Two Dam Sustainable (TDS) trout farm, in the March edition of Agri Kultuur online magazine. (Click the link to view the article – go to page 12 of the magazine). Two Dam Sustainable is a trout farm in the Montague area of the Western Cape. TDS has no …

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Apr 21

Monitoring and Control article in Agri Kultuur online magazine

For those of you interested in reading about monitoring and control systems for aquaculture, please take a look at the article we wrote in the February edition of the Agri Kultuur online magazine. (Click the link to view the article – go to page 12 of the magazine). Enjoy.

Feb 12

Faivre drum filters arrive in Keetmanshoop

Over the past few months we have delivered much of the materials for the fish farm to be built at Fonteintjie in Keetmanshoop Namibia. Just last weekend we off loaded our two Faivre 4-80 series frame mounted drum filters which will form part of the recirculation systems on this tilapia farm. The drum filters are …

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Nov 06

Remote solar powered water quality monitoring system

  The Deep Blue Aqua Wireless Monitoring Unit makes it easy to measure dissolved oxygen (DO), temperature & pH in remote areas where there isn’t any power. The Unit is very easy to operate – just place it and start logging. The unit comes standard with its own solar power supply and hence can be …

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Apr 16

GSM Control Systems for Aquaculture

We do a range of control systems for aquaculture, but here is something simple that can be used for basic control of your pumps on an aquaculture system, a bore hole pump or even a koi pond filter system. On these systems we make use of a GSM Commander unit (we are an authorised, trained …

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Feb 27

Aquaculture in Agricultural Tunnels

One of the key issues affecting aquaculture system productivity is the maintenance of a constant environment. Most important is your water, but you also need to control the environment surrounding the aquaculture equipment. There are a number of reasons for this, the most obvious of which is the control of temperature. Why else: protection of …

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