In the quest for sustainable aquaculture systems, a revolutionary alternative has emerged: shrimp farming using biofloc technology. In a world where the demand for fresh and sustainable shrimp is on the rise, Atarraya has taken innovation to a whole new level. Discover how Shrimpbox is revolutionizing aquaculture sustainably.
Challenges in Shrimp Farming and the Biofloc Solution:
Traditional shrimp farming has faced significant challenges, such as the need for large ponds and negative environmental impacts. This is where biofloc technology comes into play. Instead of constantly discarding water, the biofloc system introduces a microbial community that purifies the water. These microorganisms not only maintain water quality but also serve as food for shrimp and other species.
Sustainable Innovation by Atarraya:
Atarraya has pioneered research and development of this technique for over a decade. Shrimp farming in biofloc systems allows for smaller ponds, eliminates the need to discard contaminated water, and reduces dependence on antibiotics. However, there was one obstacle: the warm climate. Shrimpbox was born as the solution. This containerized maritime production system uses remote water quality monitoring technology, enabling sustainable production in any climate.
Urban Farming Revolution:
A Shrimpbox farm requires minimal space, consumes less energy, and has lower maintenance costs compared to conventional RAS systems. It can also be located in urban areas, providing access to fresh and safe shrimp year-round. Each pond operates as a microcosm where water quality is controlled without the need for harmful chemicals. Atarraya’s native technology coordinates modular farms in different locations, optimizing production without requiring extensive land.
Global Accessibility and Sustainability:
Shrimpbox is versatile and can be implemented worldwide, benefiting regions with water and space scarcity. Furthermore, the biofloc system produces an excess of biofloc, which becomes a valuable natural fertilizer known as biol. It nourishes farmlands without harming aquifers. A ton of Shrimpbox shrimp can produce enough biol to fertilize five hectares of arable land!
Shrimpbox and biofloc technology are changing the game in shrimp aquaculture. They offer sustainable and local production, paving the way for a future of food security and environmentally friendly practices. Explore how Shrimpbox is leading the revolution in shrimp farming, appealing to community-minded, motivated, environmentally-conscious, and curious individuals. It is also aimed at Directors of Innovation, Directors of Sustainability, Project Managers, and Project Analysts in the United States and Europe.