BioElement™ Biofilters for Recirculating Aquatic Systems
BioElement™ moving bed biofilters from Integrated Aqua Systems, Inc. represent the latest advances in biofiltration technology for aquaculture. At the core of the BioElement™ Biofilter is IAS BioElement™ biological media. IAS BioElements™ provide some of the highest usable surface area per unit volume (750m2/m3, 228ft2/ft3) in a high quality, form-stable, injection molded plastic element. IAS BioElements™ are not prone to binding together, wedging or disintegrating over time like comparable medias. IAS BioElements™ are engineered in a medium density product designed specifically for use in moving bed biofilters. Medium density media allows better mixing in the vessel with less aeration required ultimately leading to a more energy efficient filter.
IAS is committed to providing the technical expertise required to size and select a BioElement™ Biofilter for your specific application. Please consult the selection charts below for general sizing criteria and contact IAS today for application assistance and pricing.
This guide provides bioreactor sizing for three general types of aquatic systems:
* TAN = Total ammonia nitrogen (mg N/L) = mg NH3-N/L + mg NH4-N/L
For each type of aquatic system, TAN removal rates in the table below are shown for a water temperature of 15 C. For water temperatures below and above 15 C, multiply TAN removal rate by the following factors:
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