Oxygen and Oxygenation SYSTEMS for Aquaculture
Taking Oxygenation to a New Level
Aquaculture, with its increasingly sophisticated onshore and offshore fish farming systems, is becoming widely recognized as a more sustainable option for meeting the rapidly rising global demand for seafood products. Linde oxygen and oxygenation systems help the aquaculture industry tackle a number of operational challenges to establishing a successful enterprise. For Linde, reducing aquaculture’s foot-print through efficient oxygenation of fish tanks while helping fish farming operations become economically viable is at the core of our technology offerings. Our professionals secure delivery of pure oxygen for water systems to help reach your goals for production.
Our Oxygenation Systems for Aquaculture
There are multiple Linde oxygenation tools for the fish farming industry. Our versatile oxygen systems work in both salt water and fresh water sources. We understand the demands of your job, so we provide you with resources suitable for several types of facility configurations, including salmonid, sea bass, branzino, pompano and cod.
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More about Dissolved Oxygen and Oxygen Dissolution Systems:
Benefits of Managed Dissolved Oxygen for Aquaculture
Supplementary oxygenation provides a healthier environment for growing fish which translates into increased productivity and improved financial performance for the farm. We specialize in integrating technology that outperforms traditional air-based systems. In order to dissolve the oxygen, there needs to be a certain pressure or waterhead to get the oxygen into the water – that’s where Linde has a strong focus. All of our options require little maintenance, and our equipment is known to lower electrical costs.
Maintaining the appropriate level of dissolved oxygen helps:
Achieve higher stocking densities
Increase the health and weight of fish
Boost water quality
Verify oxygen levels at various depths
Improve feed conversion ratio
Raise specific growth rate
Reduce fish mortality
Lower the risk of disease in fish populations
Create a more humane environment for aquatic livestock
We are confident that Linde oxygen systems optimized for aquaculture help contribute to profitability. Our experts provide economical systems that are tailored for your industry, connecting you with fish farming equipment engineered to last.
Causes of Low Dissolved Oxygen
Dissolved oxygen plays a significant role in the quality of water. Most of the time, oxygenation for aquaculture and fish farming are necessary when there is excessive algae growth, as these plants consume oxygen when they undergo active photosynthesis. Similarly, when algae dies, the decomposition process uses a great deal of oxygen in the water. These factors can lead to poor yields and deteriorating wellbeing.
There is an ongoing need for oxygenation in aquaculture to eliminate stress on fish. It is hard to predict seasonal weather patterns, so dissolved oxygen levels help maintain a consistent environment. Aquatic species have an easier time surviving in waters where dissolved oxygen is abundantly available.
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Buy Linde gases for aquaculture applications
Linde is a leader in oxygenation technology for aquaculture. Linde's expansive line of SOLVOX® oxygenation products including the SOLVOX membrane oxygenator in-line product system are all designed for high energy efficiency, good oxygen utilization, operational reliability and optimum hydrodynamic conditions inside the tank. Dissolved oxygen concentrations are constantly affected by diffusion and aeration, photosynthesis, respiration and decomposition.
Carbon dioxide is injected into ponds and raceways to enhance the growth rate of microalgae used as a feedstock for the production of valuable nutrients and chemicals. This application of CO2 has also been proposed as a method to recycle carbon emissions by incorporating CO2 into the production of aquatic biomass. In addition, the dissolution of carbon dioxide helps to neutralize pH following photosynthesis cycles.
Linde Innovation Center
The Innovation Center for Aquaculture is Linde's headquarters for developing gas technology for the industry. Linde's advanced oxygenation applications are key to the development of potentially sustainable aquaculture systems.
Located in Ålesund, Norway, the center is where it all happens. From concept to prototyping to rigorous testing under various simulated conditions, the company’s product offerings are optimized at the center. Featured is a 55m3 tank (14.5k U.S. liquid gallons) where both aquaculture technologists and customers may observe the latest oxygenation technologies impact on fish development within an optimal on-land farming enclosure.
Use LINDE Gases and oxygen Delivery Systems for AQUACULTURE
The OxyStream dissolver is a patented, all-in-one product that oxygenates the water and creates the proper hydro-dynamic flow characteristics in recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) tanks.
SOLVOX® Venturi plus
The venturi plus is a low-pressure, flexible, oxygen dissolving unit from Linde. The unit is integrated into the pipework to oxygenate the entire flow entering the tank. The the unit is installed in the water pipe leading upward toward the tank. The venturi plus unit is made of plastic material and has no moving parts.
SOLVOX® diffuser hose
A perforated hose system for dissolving of oxygen without auxiliary energy. The oxygenation hose is fixed on a support at the bottom of a tank.
SOLVOX® click hose kit
The click hose kit is a quick-connect attachment system for diffuser hoses. It is designed for fast, easy installation. There are no sharp edges for greater fish safety.
Designed for ease of operation and handling along with high efficiency, the DropIn system is ideal for oxygenation of enclosed or partially enclosed ocean cages. The units are supplied complete with integrated pump and DO sensor.
SOLVOX® ceramic diffuser
This high-performance, aluminum-housed oxygen dissolving unit is the ideal way to provide additional oxygenation to individual tanks or raceways and to supply oxygen in emergencies.