Hydrotech Drumfilters for Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS)

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Many aquaculture facilities use RAS, or Recirculating Aquaculture Systems, to recondition and reuse the water where the fish are grown. The water is filtered and then returned to the tanks, dramatically reducing the amount of water used on the farm and creating a healthy, clean environment for the fish. The Hydrotech Drumfilter is a self-cleaning mechanical filter specially designed for … Read More

Pranger Partners With Veolia as U.S. Distributor of Hydrotech Aquaculture Filters

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Pranger Enterprises, Inc. has entered into agreement with Veolia Water Technologies to be the United States distributor of Veolia’s Hydrotech filters for the aquaculture industry. Pranger Enterprises is an Indiana-based consultant and construction manager specializing in the development of commercial recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) projects in the U.S. Pranger works with project owners and investors to explore the feasibility of … Read More

Commercial RAS Salmon Farm Superior Fresh Takes Off in 2016

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Pranger is very proud to be the project developer and general contractor for Superior Fresh’s revolutionary new facility. Check out Superior Fresh’s “Year in Review” to see what all they have accomplished. This facility is the first commercial recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) salmon farm in the U.S. – and the largest aquaponics facility in the world. Pranger is very pleased … Read More

Endangered Species Day Highlights Need for Sustainable Aquaculture

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Today is Endangered Species Day. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there are approximately 2,215 marine species endangered or threatened, including fish species such as Atlantic and Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout. Overfishing of oceans is contributing to imbalances in marine eco-systems, as well as threatening long-term food security, as fish are a primary source of protein … Read More

Alltech Tilapia System Addition

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Pranger installed: Aquaculture Equipment Including Culture Tanks, Swirl Separators, O2 Saturators, Standpipe Mixing Basins, Moving Bed Bio Filter, Bead Filters, Pumps, UV Unit and Chiller Units Aquaculture Process Piping Catwalk System Electrical Components to Power the Tilapia System Recirculating Pumps, U/V Sterilizer, Chiller Units and Water Quality Monitoring Panel Location Nicholasville, Kentucky Owner Alltech Project Value $250,000+ Scope of Work … Read More

Why is Aquaculture important?

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Demand for inland fish around the world is at an all-time high. The oceans are overfished and supplies of certain species are near depletion. Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector in primary food production, and it’s no wonder, because fish have an incredible feed-to-protein production rate of 1-to-1 (much higher than other farmed animals), making them the ultimate protein source for … Read More

What Species Should You Raise?

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A common question we receive is “What type of fish can I grow in aquaculture?” We can provide fish systems for many different species. The system can be designed to handle freshwater or saltwater species. Of course, every species is different, so it’s important to understand the particular needs of raising your chosen species, as well as the market for selling … Read More