Design, production and installation of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS)

African catfish farming

African catfish is one of the most economically interesting fishes for farming. This is due to a number of factors:

African catfish is one of the most economically interesting fishes for farming. This is due to a number of factors:

  • African catfish is more elite and expensive fish than its European brother.
  • African catfish is characterized by low cost of farming and relative high market price. Profit from the sale is about 100%.
  • The technology of African catfish farming is well developed, one of the most simple and easily mastered by beginners. No experts are required.
  • High quality fish. Dietary fish containing the entire set of microelements.
  • The fish is odorless and has long been taken the fancy of many housewives
  • Very fast growth. Term from stocking to the first fish – 3 months or more
  • Unpretentiousness of African catfish. There is no need for oxygen equipment, the requirements for water quality are much lower than for other types of fish
  • Switching to own fish stocking material is possible in 1 year
  • A huge amount of processed products. The catfish is processed into sausages, smoked and semi-finished products
  • Restaurants are actively buying catfish for their dishes
Fish fry types available for sale

Fish fry types available for sale

  • Fertilized eggs
  • Fingerlings
  • Switching to own reproduction is possible.

Product Types for sale

  • Marketable live fish (1000-3000 grams)
    Duration of farming from fry is 4-7 months
    The traditional market is restaurants, shops, and processers.
  • Marketable processed fish
    African catfish can be processed into sausages, smoked and any semi-finished products

Features of Farming

  • Year-round farming in the tanks (RAS)
  • Regular fish sales throughout the year (daily / weekly).
  • Optimum water temperature 26-28оС
  • Fish-holding density in the recirculating aquaculture systems up to 350 kg/m3 (in some cases up to 400 kg/m3)
  • Fish stocking material – fingerlings 10-20 g or juvenile fish 100 g to reduce the duration of farming.
  • Features of farming – does not require oxygen equipment, requires a special water treatment system (supplied complete with the farm)

Recirculating aquaculture farm for farming of african catfish

With a capacity up to 4 tons of marketable production per year

Recirculating aquaculture farm for farming of african catfish

With a capacity up to 16 tons of marketable production per year

Recirculating aquaculture farm for farming of african catfish

With a capacity of 32 tons of marketable production

Recirculating aquaculture farm for farming of african catfish

With a capacity up to 50 tons of marketable production

Recirculating aquaculture farm for farming of african catfish

With a capacity up to 100 tons of marketable production per year

Recirculating aquaculture farm for farming of african catfish

With a capacity up to 200 tons of marketable production per year