How to Size Your Hydrotech Drumfilter

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Hydrotech Drumfilters are a critical component to any RAS system. Correctly sizing the Drumfilter will ensure effective and efficient removal of TSS (total suspended solids), contributing to the longer life of your Hydrotech Drumfilter, better animal health, and better performance of all other RAS systems. There are many factors to consider when sizing your Hydrotech Drumfilter, but here are just … Read More

Hydrotech Drumfilter Panels Available from Pranger Enterprises

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Hydrotech recently introduced a new patented filter panel, which provides up 20% more capacity from your Hydrotech Drumfilter. The new filter panel is also compatible with older Hydrotech Drumfilters already in operation. The highest levels of filtration efficiency Water is filtered through the periphery of the drum and particles are carefully separated from the liquid through the special cell structure … Read More

Hydrotech Drumfilter Service Kits

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Pranger Enterprises offers a dedicated service kit for each model of our Hydrotech Drumfilters. Most Drumfilters will function well for 4-6 years after installation with minimal maintenance. The Drumfilters are designed with few moving parts, ensuring a long life and low maintenance costs. While Hydrotech Drumfilters have a long life span, our service kits will extend the life of your … Read More

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

Happy Independence Day

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We want to wish you a Happy Independence Day! Our office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the holiday, and will reopen on Monday, July 6th. For some patriotic reading, check out the text of the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

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

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