FishGun D2 Solid Feed Dispenser

Article reference: PV-A035

The FishGun D2 is a semi-automatic diet delivery device. It is designed to facilitate the feeding of aquatic animals such as zebrafish in research facilities. Created for precision dispensing of different types and sizes of dry powdered and granulated diets.
The systems 75 ml diet dispensing tube allows precision dispensing of solid feed from 75µm up to 600µm in size. The tube has a translucent wall for clear visibility, is resistant to alcohols and light organic solvents, and is stable from -80°C to +121°C.
The FishGun D2 ensures faster, more accurate, and reproducible feed dosage by the means of vibrations. Its ergonomic design reduces fatigue, musculoskeletal disorders and reduces technician time spent on feeding.
With the use of the integrated RFID scanner, this system identifies different tanks and delivers the right amount of feed required according to the number of fish housed in each tank.
The FishGun’s cradle and feed dispensing tube are compatible with all commercially available zebrafish tank housing systems known on the market; Iwaki Aquatic, Aquaneering, Pentair, Techniplast.

Description

FishGun D2 Solid Feed Dispenser

Features:

  • Ergonomic low impact design; reducing fatigue and repeat use stress
  • Digital display for optimal control during operation
  • Patented vibration technology for delivering the solid feed
  • Suitable for different types and sizes of solid feed from 75µm to 600µm
  • Induction charger for greater safety and robustness
  • 3 modes of operation: Strictly manual, Pre-programmed fish quantities, RFID

Benefits:

  • Simplifies feeding
  • Decreases feeding time and reduces labour costs
  • Reduce the risk of RSI and musculoskeletal complaints caused by long-term use of fully manual feeding systems
  • Versatile device for feeding aquatic animals throughout their life cycle
  • Improves the accuracy and reproducibility of feeding;
  • Coefficient of variation (CV)
    • < 20% for granulometry 75µm up to 150µm
    • < 10% for granulometry 30µm
    • < 5% for granulometry 500µm upwards


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