Case study

Beyond Clean Water: The Economic Advantage of Hydro2050 in Aquaculture

As consumer demand for Australian seafood swells, the spotlight shines on our aquaculture sector, brimming with innovation. With companies now overseeing everything from hatcheries to branding, we’re witnessing an era where sustainable seafood production is not just the norm but is necessary. Therefore, in the ever-evolving world of aquaculture, the quest for cost-effective solutions has never been more crucial. With Hydro2050, we’re not just looking at another water treatment technology; we’re witnessing a game-changer for the entire industry. Discover the economic benefits of Hydro2050 and understand how it improves aquaculture productivity.

The Direct Link Between Dissolved Oxygen (DO) and Increased Fish Productivity:

Studies have shown that maintaining higher DO levels with ultrafine bubbles promotes faster fish growth and weight gain. Increasing and maintaining DO through Hydro Ultrafine bubbles also supports higher stocking density which equates to improved productivity and profitability.

Increased Dissolved Oxygen Efficiency and Energy Efficiency:

The Oxygen Efficiency of traditional aerators is low both in terms of retained DO and energy efficiency: air has 21% oxygen; they generate large bubbles that quickly rise and are lost to the air – resulting in poo DO retention and oxygen stratification in the water. Hydro Ultrafine bubbles are not lost to the air and remain in solution and spread throughout the water column, and when injected with oxygen (generated by the Hydro system), provides the most efficient means of lifting DO in water with reduced energy demand and cost.

The Direct Link Between Water Quality and Aquatic Health:

Pristine and healthy waters are the cornerstone of successful aquaculture. Studies have demonstrated that water quality directly impacts the health of marine life. Studies have shown that maintaining higher DO levels promotes the activity of beneficial bacteria in aquaculture ecosystems and suppresses anaerobic bacteria which can be toxic to fish. This ensures contaminant-free, oxygen-rich environments, which significantly reduces the risk of diseases and infections, leading to healthier marine stocks. Fewer disease outbreaks means reduced expenses on treatments and lesser mortalities.

At Hydro2050, we have the technology to deploy that increases fish growth, weight, and stocking density; reduces energy consumption; promotes healthy aquatic environments and is environmentally safe and sustainable (no added chemicals or Oxygen tanks required). In an age where consumers are savvy about their purchasing decisions, there’s a growing demand for products that are both eco-friendly and affordable. Hydro2050’s operational efficiencies provide aquaculture businesses with the flexibility to improve yield and lower costs without compromising on quality. Leveraging this, businesses can offer high-quality, sustainably-farmed seafood at prices that appeal to a broader demographic, driving both sales and consumer loyalty.

As the aquaculture sector seeks to meet global demand sustainably, technologies such as Hydro’s Advanced Water Treatment solutions are pivotal. Beyond the evident ecological benefits, its role in shaping cost-effective aquaculture strategies cannot be understated. With reduced operational costs, increased yield, and the potential for more competitive consumer pricing, we are sure that the technology we deploy here at Hydro2050 will be a prime necessity in the future of sustainable and profitable aquaculture.

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