Plastic Water Tanks For Fish: Why Buy Plastic Tanks

Enduramaxx plastic water tanks for fish are available up to 25,000 litres as circular water tanks. These rotationally moulded open-top vertical tanks for aquaculture and fish are rotationally moulded, food-grade, UV stabilised polyethene giving a seamless one-piece construction that is self-supporting and robust. From small quarantine tanks and laboratory test tanks to early-stage rearing and tanks for bringing on fish our plastic water tanks with a flat base start at 110 litres up to 25,000 litres.

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These open-top tanks are ideal as stock holding tanks and available in a range of colours including, black, green, blue, and natural (white).

Why use plastic fish tanks?

Across the world, approximately only one-third of all fish farming takes place in natural habitats meaning that most fish are bred in controlled circumstances.  A key driver to this change has been an upward trend in the cost of fish in open water so suppliers to this sector are looking to other raise of raising fish which include using strong, durable plastic aquaculture tanks.

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What is Aquaculture?

Aquaculture is defined as underwater agriculture or the cultivation of aquatic plants, fish, molluscs and shellfish in a controlled or natural environment as well as the collective name for breeding salt and freshwater fish, shellfish and other living organisms in water like algae.  Aquaculture is predominantly the farming of fish for human consumption or ornamental purposes.

Bespoke and Square Tanks for Aquaculture

With larger radius corners and working heights to suit your needs, these robust tanks have the flexibility in purpose to fulfil the most demanding of roles. Available with or without feet, a variety of screen and outlet configurations and all manufactured to the highest quality.

Applications for Plastic Aquaculture Tanks include.

  • Koi tanks
  • Fish Tanks
  • Fishponds
  • Tilapia Breeding and Farming

More About Tilapia Breeding and Farming

Tilapia is a popular fish for aquaculture as it is versatile and is tolerant of a variety of aquaculture environments.  These can be farmed in brackish or saltwater and in pond systems.
As an omnivorous animal, tilapia will eat diets composed of both animal and vegetable origin as well as algae/plankton. Tilapia will cope with a low feed quality, making them a suitable species for a feed of a lower nutritional value than necessary for some aquaculture species.

Plastic Conical Tanks for Fish

Cone Tanks are available with or without frames and in a range of sizes for tanks up to 25000 litres. These open op cone tanks site on a powder-coated frame which raises the tank off the floor to enable pipework from under the tank. These plastic cone tanks are ideal for draining and cleaning the tank as all the liquid in the tank flows to the middle of the cone.

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Cylindrical Cone Bottom Tanks for Larval Hatchery

Cylindrical aquaculture tank is particularly well to oyster larvae farming in shellfish hatcheries. These cones allow an even distribution larva in the tank, good cleaning facilities and a good distribution of foods within the tank.  These cone tanks have a built-in bottom drain and PVC outlet pipe.

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