Fish Holding Tank - Water Bath
This recirculation tank allows fish and invertebrates
to acclimate, undisturbed, to laboratory conditions.
A peaceful, optimal environment
- A very quiet system!
- Wide temperature range (2-30°C).
- A swift current (4 cm/sec) reduces aggressive behavior in fish.
- Tank divided into two sections with removable screen insert
- Clear lid, exposing fish to ambient photoperiod
- Air stone for additional aeration (if required)
Low operating costs
- Uses little water: up to 99.9% of water flow is recycled
- Efficient pump and chilling system
- Insulated tank
Requires little maintenance
- No siphoning needed; swift water flow flushes debris to novel sediment trap.
- Easy-access, five-stage water filtration: solid removal pad with activated carbon, carbonate buffer, biofiltration, efficient CO2 degassing by propeller pump
- Biofilter comes pre-coated with active nitrifying bacteria (unique). This significantly cuts back ammonia peak when the unit is initially filled with animals.
- Water pipes can be dismantled for cleaning and disinfecting; ceramic biofilter autoclavable.
- Tank on a high-strength industrial grade fiberglass and plastic stand, with built-in Microban® antimicrobial protection.
- Heat exchanger is in seawater-resistant titanium.
Clear cover divided into two sections
This system is mounted and fully tested for required performance at our plant before shipment. It only needs to be connected to a water and electrical source after being leveled.
External Tub Dimensions: 183 cm L x 61 cm W x 67 cm H / 72” L x 24” W x 26” H
Fish Section Dimensions: 145 cm L x 49 cm W x 51 cm H / 57 ” L x 19.3” W x 20” H
Total Volume (operating volume): 424 (380) L / 112 (100) Gal. (US)
Chilling system: 115V 7.2 Amp
Quiet drive propeller pump: 115/230V 2.9 Amp
5-Stage Filtration System
- Active Charcoal washable filtering screen
- Washable filtering screen
- Bio-filtration pre-established at the factory
- Fast-dissolving Aragonite for pH
- Powerful degassing of CO2/aeration
Temperature Range: 2-30±0.3°C / 35.6-86±0.5°F /
Water Cooling Rate: 1,1°C per h / 2°F per Hour
Water Heating Rate: 1,0°C per h / 1,8°F per Hour
Maximum Density (fish): 20 g/L* – or 0.17 lb./gal. (US)*
Maximum feeding quantity: Commercial feed 100 g/day of 3.5 oz./day*
* a more frequent maintenance shedule may be required if above these rates
Download technical details here: Holding tank-water bath
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