Aquaculture Siz­ing Tools for the Aire-O2® Aspi­ra­tor Aer­a­tor

Sim­ple guide­lines and tools to optimize your pond

Graph #1: Shrimp Sizing

Graph #2: Fin Fish Sizing

Graph #3: Rec­om­mended Min­i­mum Angle of Entry for Series II aer­a­tors — Fresh­wa­ter

Graph #4: Rec­om­mended Min­i­mum Angle of Entry for Series II aer­a­tors — Saltwater


Graph #1: Shrimp Sizing

Approx­i­mate horsepower/hectare nec­es­sary for semi-intensive shrimp farm­ing appli­ca­tions. This chart is only a tool to assist in bud­getary siz­ing. For con­cise tech­ni­cal rec­om­men­da­tions, please con­tact the fac­tory for assis­tance.

shrimp_sizing_chart


Graph #2: Fin Fish Sizing

Approx­i­mate hp/ha nec­es­sary for tilapia, cat­fish, carp, and red­fish farm­ing appli­ca­tions. This chart is only a tool to assist in bud­getary siz­ing.  For con­cise tech­ni­cal rec­om­men­da­tions, please con­tact an Aquaculture Expert for assis­tance.

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Graph #3:  Rec­om­mended Min­i­mum Angle of Entry for Series II aer­a­tors based on var­i­ous pond depths in Fresh­wa­ter Pond Conditions

freshwater_pond_chartRed Text = 30 degree angle of entry into water
Green Text = 37.5 degree angle of entry into water
Blue Text = 45 degree angle of entry into water
x = Use of this size aer­a­tor not rec­om­mended in these depths

NOTE:
* Above chart to be used only for ref­er­ence, please con­tact fac­tory for exact siz­ing
* For 5hp and 7.5hp aer­a­tors, please con­tact an Aquaculture Expert.


Graph #4:  Rec­om­mended Min­i­mum Angle of Entry for Series II aer­a­tors based on var­i­ous pond depths in Salt­wa­ter Pond Conditions

saltwater_pond_chart

Red Text = 30 degree angle of entry into water
Green Text = 37.5 degree angle of entry into water
Blue Text = 45 degree angle of entry into water
x = Use of this size aer­a­tor not rec­om­mended in these depths

NOTE:
* Based on Salt Water with a salin­ity of 35 ppt
* Above chart to be used only for ref­er­ence, please con­tact an Aquaculture Expert for exact siz­ing.
* For 5hp and 7.5hp aer­a­tors, please con­tact an Aquaculture Expert.