Projects dedicated to Research

Projects dedicated to Research

AQUABIOTECH INC. offers researchers and their students a complete line of safe and adaptable equipment for doing experimentation on aquatic and marine life.

AQUABIOTECH INC. has designed and manufactured state-of-the-art turnkey aquatic habitats for almost 30 years.

When flexibility and reliability really count, AQUABIOTECH’s innovative solutions combined with high customization possibilities are sure to meet your exact demands every time.

As we are strongly customer oriented, we offer guidance in optimizing the best equipment mix, keeping in mind animal welfare, flexibility, reproducibility, and maintenance.

By configuring your laboratory with us, you will not only obtain equipment that will fit your needs exactly, but it will also be manufactured in accordance with the CCAC and the AALAS standards.

With AQUABIOTECH’s laboratory design services and AQUABIOTECH’s line of state-of-the-art equipment, you can better concentrate on what is truly important: your research!

Wet lab users, take advantage of our quote preparation service to facilitate access to government research funding.

Hélène Drouin, Biologist

President

Mount Allison University – Zebrafish System

Mount Allison University - Zebrafish System Institution: Location: Sackville, N.B. , Canada Contact: Dr. Matt Litvak Equipment: Zebrafish Unit Habitats: Fresh water; Temperature: 20° to 30° C; Description: Number of 1.5 l tanks: 32; Number of 2.9 l tanks: 20; Number of 9.0 l tanks: 5; Number of centrifugal pumps: 1; Number of cartridge filters: 2; Number of heaters: 1; Filtration down to:  20 µm; Maximal pressure in system:  30 psi; Operating pressure:  around 15 psi; Type of pump:  Pan-World 200 PS, 1 phase, 110 Volts, 1.3 A.; Type of heater:  120 V, 1000 W, 1 PH, 15 A.; Water temperature range:  ambient...

Bedford Institute of Oceanography – Wet Table

Bedford Institute of Oceanography - Wet Table Institution: Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada Contact:   Dr.  Peter Cranford Habitat: Freshwater & Seawater Type of rearing unit: WATER BATH WITH GROWTH CHAMBERS  Temperature:  0- 30°C Unit description: This custom research system is built for conducting 16 routine measurements simultaneously of shellfish feeding. This water baith can hold up to 16 chambers and maintain a set temperature between zero and 30 °C. Each chamber emplacement has a water supply that can be shut off to start the experiment, and a series of inlets and...

The American University in Cairo – Wet Table

The American University in Cairo - Wet Table Institution: Location: Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt Contact:   Dr.  Justin R. Grubich Habitat: Freshwater & Seawater Type of rearing unit: Wet table Filtration Module & Habitat Module   Unit description: The Wet Table is an apparatus for use in research, consisting of a Filtration Module (sump, pump, bio-filter, cartridge filter, etc...) and a Habitat Module (holding tank & plumbing). The Wet Table is capable of accommodating up to six aquaria of 30 litres each for a total of 180 L. These...

UNBSJ – Marine Wet Table 3

UNBSJ - Marine Wet Table 3 Institution: University of New-Brunswick in Saint-John Location: Saint-John, New-Brunswick, CANADA Contact: Samantha Mahon Habitat: Saltwater Type of rearing unit: UNBSJ - Marine Wet Table 3   Unit description: REBF Module for approximately 25 kg (feeding at 1%) holding capacity (biofilter activated with salt water bacteria); 99% recirculated water; 1 raceways, self supporting, 1” insulated (8’ x 4’ x 5’’); 2 Swedish tanks, self supporting, 1" insulated (39"x 39" x 16"); Degassing column (air intake included) for CO2 removing; Electronic controller and monitoring system: 1 Enviro-monitron® with 1 DO probe, 1 temperature probe, 1 flow...

Bucknell University – Annular flume

Bucknell University - Annular flume Institution: Location: Lewisburg, PA, United States Contact: Dr. Ellen Herman Habitat: Saltwater Type of rearing unit: AN ANNULAR FLUME WITH TABLE AND MOTORIZED DRIVING RING Unit description: Cast 1/4" acrylic flume; OD: 1.70 m. ID: 1.32 m. Height: 0.38 cm. Wide channel: 18 cm. Clear driving ring suspended over the channel. Driving ring with motor and speed controller. Speed: 4 to 30 cm/s (2 to 10 revolutions per minute) Flume on a fibreglass table (maximum legs height 35’’) No recirculation. No temperature control. Mandate: Conception Fabrication On-site assembling, commissioning and training Bucknell University - Annular flume Additional specifications: Half-lid design (top ring covers...

Wilfrid Laurier University – Fish Holding Tank

Wilfrid Laurier University - Fish Holding Tank Institution: Location: Waterloo, ON,   Canada Contact: Dr. Andrea Lister Equipment: Fish Holding Tanks The Fish Holding Unit is composed of a holding tank, a three-stage filtration system and a temperature control system driven by a propeller pump. This pump is equipped with a vertical propeller that circulates the water in the holding unit (1.32 cm/s speed). Habitats: Fresh water, Seawater ; Temperature: 2 to 30 + 0.5 °C Description: Wilfrid Laurier University - Fish Holding Tank The holding tank has a volume of 424 Litres. It is constructed...

Louisiana State University – Tide Simulator

Louisiana State University - Tide Simulator Institution: Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States Contact: Dr. Tracy Quirk Equipment: TIDAL CONTROL SYSTEM This instrument allows the adjustment of all the characteristics of natural tides: low water, high water, the duration of flood or ebb, and more. With its wide range of water temperature (2-30°C ± 0.3°C), it is designed to accommodate burrowing and non-burrowing animals. Up to 10 cm (4") of sediments can be added. Habitats: Fresh water, Seawater ; Temperature: Description: Louisiana State University - Tide Simulator This tide control system is custom-designed to generate tide...

California State University – Tide Simulator

California State University - Tide Simulator Institution: Location: Dr. Tyler Evans, United States Contact: Dr. Tyler Evans Equipment: TIDE CHAMBERS This instrument allows the adjustment of all the characteristics of natural tides: low water, high water, the duration of flood or ebb, and more. With its wide range of water temperature (2-30°C ± 0.3°C), it is designed to accommodate burrowing and non-burrowing animals. Up to 10 cm (4") of sediments can be added. Habitats: Fresh water, Seawater ; Temperature: 2-30°C ± 0.3°C; Description: California State University - Tide Simulator Two aquariums filtered, cooled and heated independently. Each...

Mount Allison University – Tide Simulator

Mount Allison University - Tide Simulator Institution: Location: Sackville, N.B. , Canada Contact: Dr. Suzie Currie Equipment: Two units of 2 two tanks (30 L) with sinusoidal variation of water level. Habitats: Fresh water, Seawater ; Temperature: 5° to 30° C; Description: Two aquariums filtered, cooled and heated independently. Each aquarium have a tide simulation system; The filtration system consists: 1 canister (recirculation pump, physical filtration and biofilter); 1 flow control valve. The temperature control system consist: 1 temperature probe; 1 inline heater; 1 inline glycol heat exchanger with a solenoid valve. The Tide simulation system consist: 2 water level sensor; 1...

Dalhousie University – Zebrafish System

Dalhousie University - Zebrafish System Institution: Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA Contact: Dr. Allen Fine Habitat: Freshwater Type of unit: Dalhousie University - Zebrafish system with central filtration module. Unit description: Dalhousie University - Zebrafish System A central filtration system that can accommodate at least 8 independent zebrafish 2-sidedracks.  This system can accommodate a biomass of 15 kg of fish (feeding rate of 2% body weight / day). Can operate in both Fresh and Saltwater. All components are made of Fiberglass, titanium and PVC. 3. Tanks are located on a seven-decked stand (2.20 m...