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The IRREC Aquaculture Research and Demonstration Facility in Fort Pierce

Tanks
Additionally, there are three identical recirculating aquaculture systems consisting of eight 110 gallon fiberglass tanks, each system is equipped with a bead filter, protein skimmer, and ultraviolet sterilizer.


2 Foot System Tanks


2 Foot system filters


5 foot system tanks
Additionally, there are three identical recirculating aquaculture systems consisting of eight 110 gallon fiberglass tanks, each system is equipped with a bead filter, protein skimmer, and ultraviolet sterilizer.


Brood Tanks
The hatchery building also contains six 6,000 gallon fiberglass tanks for broodstock which are equipped with biofilters, protein skimmers, and UV sterillzers.


Covered Tanks
There are eight 530 gallon fiberglass tanks, each tank has a cone-shaped fiberglass cover and individual biofilters, protein skimmers, and UV sterillzers; and are used to regulate temperature and light cycles of fish to control spawning cycles.


Copepod Tanks
There is 600 square feet of floor space in the hatchery building dedicated to tanks and equipment used for culture of copepods and rotifers.


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