Bioflocs

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Yes, I have heard of Bioflocs.

Essentially a method of nutrient control (read, feeding and waste) in aquaculture, these are areas of extreme bioloads.

Through, I assume, an ‘electrostatic’ process various beneficial microbial life are bound together with feed to control nitrogen build up in aquaculture environments.

Bio Floc For Aquaculture

http://floc.aesweb.org/library/sanantonio2007/Verstraete.pdf

ScienceDirect - Aquaculture : Feeding with microbial flocs by tilapia in minimal discharge bio-flocs technology ponds

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.....Extreme bioloading, high intensity fish loads.
Plants and roots are covered with this and same for filters and other aspects.

A mature filter will act to clarify a tank easily, and a new filter will not.

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Sounds like zeolite to me, if not something similar.

I'm surprised the pitch doesn't make mention of, "Harnessing the awesome power of xtreme microsieves!"

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I don’t see a direct application for aquarium keeping, though I suppose the concept of miniature bio filtration combined with the food might someday have an application.

In small-scale aquaculture, the need to keep high water flows and lots of filtration rather offsets any particular ‘biological filtration advantage. Well okay, a couple 160-gallon Rubbermaid horse troughs with some hydroponics is hardly “aquaculture”; it is more aquarium keeping, where you keep tasty critters.;)

Having said all that… I may have to take another look just saw::D

ScienceDirect - Aquaculture : The biofloc technology (BFT) in indoor tanks: Water quality, biofloc composition, and growth and welfare of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

Shrimp Biofloc reactor equipment aquaculture equipment BE products

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