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Biofiltration and the Nitrogen Cycle

Biofiltration and the Nitrogen Cycle

by Greg Trusso
When we think about RAS systems, one of the critical steps that is always brought up is biofiltration. Biofilters exist for the purpose of removing the harmful ammonia produced by fish from the system to prevent toxicity. This ammonia is produced by…
Handheld Meters - Why Do We Need Them and What Do They Do?

Handheld Meters - Why Do We Need Them and What Do They Do?

After an aquaculture project is started, one of the first things that farmers quickly realize is that they want to know more about their systems. The old saying goes that knowledge is power; and in aquaculture that could not be more true. Too often w…