Aquaculture for Hobbyists

All farmers—from those just starting out through advanced hobbyists and those considering launching a commercial aquaculture business—depend on Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems. 

How Can We Help?

We’re Your Partner

Beginner or Experienced Hobbyist? Our Experts Will Share How-To Knowledge with You

With Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, you’ll have a partner who knows aquaculture. We use our commercial farming experience to create systems for hobbyists, including our Fish Farm II™ and Mini Fish Farm™. Good choices for beginners, they are simple to set up and maintain; but they are not toys. We designed these systems to be complete solutions, to help you start up quickly and learn how to raise fish. Watch Video

Global Innovation and Reach

Pentair's Design & Manufacturing Know-How Benefits Hobbyists

Pentair is the leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of equipment, technology and engineering solutions for the aquaculture industry. Our Pentair family of companies provides the worldwide reach and resources needed to ensure water quality that sustains and improves life.

Cold-Water Aquaculture

We Share What We Learn from Large-Scale Farming with You

Maintaining healthy water conditions for your fish is the only way for cold-water operations to maximize their yields. Our experts provide the best-possible solutions for aquaculture both on-shore and in the open ocean, from hatcheries to grow-out facilities and everything in between. As a hobbyist, you benefit from the lessons we learn working with large-scale fish farms. Learn more about cold-water aquaculture

Warm-Water Aquaculture

Talk with Our Experts About Unique Warm-Water Issues

Raising catfish, tilapia and other warm-water species presents unique challenges, including maintaining the proper water-temperature range and controlling algae, gases, diseases and waste. Our team includes specialists who share their deep knowledge of freshwater and saltwater aquaculture, to help you grow healthy fish. All about warm-water aquaculture

Trouble Shooting

How Can We Help You?

Our biologists, designers, engineers and technicians are dedicated to the health of your fish stock and the success of your aquaculture hobby or small business. We uncover issues and quickly create solutions from our 90-plus service centers.

1. We’re Your Partner

Beginner or Experienced Hobbyist? Our Experts Will Share How-To Knowledge with You

With Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, you’ll have a partner who knows aquaculture. We use our commercial farming experience to create systems for hobbyists, including our Fish Farm II™ and Mini Fish Farm™. Good choices for beginners, they are simple to set up and maintain; but they are not toys. We designed these systems to be complete solutions, to help you start up quickly and learn how to raise fish. Watch Video

2. Global Innovation and Reach

Pentair's Design & Manufacturing Know-How Benefits Hobbyists

Pentair is the leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of equipment, technology and engineering solutions for the aquaculture industry. Our Pentair family of companies provides the worldwide reach and resources needed to ensure water quality that sustains and improves life.

3. Cold-Water Aquaculture

We Share What We Learn from Large-Scale Farming with You

Maintaining healthy water conditions for your fish is the only way for cold-water operations to maximize their yields. Our experts provide the best-possible solutions for aquaculture both on-shore and in the open ocean, from hatcheries to grow-out facilities and everything in between. As a hobbyist, you benefit from the lessons we learn working with large-scale fish farms. Learn more about cold-water aquaculture

4. Warm-Water Aquaculture

Talk with Our Experts About Unique Warm-Water Issues

Raising catfish, tilapia and other warm-water species presents unique challenges, including maintaining the proper water-temperature range and controlling algae, gases, diseases and waste. Our team includes specialists who share their deep knowledge of freshwater and saltwater aquaculture, to help you grow healthy fish. All about warm-water aquaculture

5. Trouble Shooting

How Can We Help You?

Our biologists, designers, engineers and technicians are dedicated to the health of your fish stock and the success of your aquaculture hobby or small business. We uncover issues and quickly create solutions from our 90-plus service centers.

Dr. Thomas M. Losordo, Leading Aquaculture Engineer

Dr. Losordo received his Master of Science degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Hawaii and his Ph.D. in agricultural engineering from the University of California, Davis.

As a professor and extension aquaculture specialist at North Carolina State University, he provided technical assistance related to aquaculture and aquacultural engineering for agri-businesses statewide. He visited and provided solutions to more than 490 farms. He has provided consulting services on aquaculture projects around the world for more than 20 years, and is a past president of both the World Aquaculture Society and the Aquacultural Engineering Society.

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