Learn About Aquaculture

The Pentair Life Gallery

published on Aug 17, 2018

“Pentair Photo of the Week” displays some of our favorite photographs we’ve captured from around the globe. The aquaculture industry allows us to visit some of the most beautiful places in the world, meet tons of great people, and be witness to nature of all sorts!

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Aquaculture expected to grow 40 percent worldwide by 2030

published on Aug 15, 2018
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, aquaculture is set to increase by 40 percent worldwide by 2030. With 5.8 percent annual growth rate during the period 2001–2016, aquaculture continues to grow faster than other major food production sectors, but has slowed some since its peak in the 1980s and 1990s....

UV Sterilization in Aquaculture

published on Jul 25, 2018
UV sterilization helps keep the numbers of disease-causing organisms in the water column in check and reduces the risk of cross contamination among tanks. UV is especially useful in RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems), because UV treatment only takes place within the UV housing, leaving no residual to come in contact with the animals in the system. ...

PAES W.A.T.E.R. Harvests Plants from Aquaponics System

published on Jul 11, 2018
At PAES W.A.T.E.R., the team harvested leafy greens from the outdoor aquaponics system, which consists of four 800-gallon fish tanks where water is cycled through and clarified to remove the solids. ...

Seeding a Biofilter at PAES W.A.T.E.R.

published on Jul 5, 2018
In recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), biological filters (or biofilters) are needed to treat ammonia, the primary waste product of fish. The biofilter provides a habitat for beneficial bacteria that convert the ammonia to less toxic forms, nitrite and nitrate. Join us in this step-by-step demo of seeding our biofilter at PAES W.A.T.E.R....

Pentair Partner Ideal Fish Opens RAS & Aquaponic Facility This Week

published on Jun 27, 2018
Land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) and aquaponics facility Ideal Fish opens in Waterbury, Conn. this week. Ideal Fish was developed with Pentair’s cutting-edge aquaculture filtration and aquaponics technology. ...

PAES W.A.T.E.R. BRINGS ON NEW RAS FACILITIES SUPERVISOR

published on Jun 13, 2018
The PAES W.A.T.E.R. team welcomes Shawn Burke to the team. Shawn will act as the new RAS Facilities supervisor, and has a strong background in managing large-scale recirculating aquaculture systems. ...

Using Ozone with UV Disinfection for Effective Water Treatment TT136

published on May 25, 2018

Ozone also optimizes conditions for UV disinfection. Yes, both ozone and UV disinfection can work together within the ALSS to offer superior results, specifically, improved UV light transmittance, which increases the UV system’s effectiveness—boosting the germicidal disinfection capacity.

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PENTAIR AES Sponsors SaltyFarmer.com Aquaculture Education Website

published on May 9, 2018
A new PBS series called Good Catch launches in 2019. As part of the series, producers have launched Saltyfarmer.com, an educational website to help share real stories from fish farms and aquaculture facilities. Pentair AES is a supporting partner of Saltyfarmer.com. The website aims to change the narrative around fish farming, where more than half the world’s consumer seafood is produced....

Be a “STAR” with Pentair this Earth Day!

published on Apr 22, 2018
Earth Day is April 22nd and we’re excited to be celebrating. Here at Pentair we’re more than just a aquaculture company; we’re actually a lot more. We also offer water treatment equipment, commercial flow technologies, filtration solutions and innovative aquaculture techniques. Pentair is a company dedicated to improving the use of life’s most essential resource – water. ...
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