ProtaPod - Commercial-size Bio Pod

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1200 mm (4') diameter. Big brother to the well known BioPod, for the production of Black Soldier Fly Larvae on a commercial scale. CALL for QUOTE on SHIPPING. This product is over max size for regular Australia Post and has to be sent by freight transpo . . . read more

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$548.00 (AUD)


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1200 mm (4') diameter. Big brother to the well known BioPod, for the production of Black Soldier Fly Larvae on a commercial scale.

CALL for QUOTE on SHIPPING.  This product is over max size for regular Australia Post and has to be sent by freight transport company.


  • Pair of angled 30˚ migration ramps allow for natural migration and auto-separation of mature grubs
  • Exit chute at the top of the ramps enables grubs to auto-collect into any receptacle for simple and fast harvesting
  • Durable, heavy-duty construction ensures long life and multi-year use
  • Open-style system maximizes air flow maintaining aerobic conditions throughout
  • Enormous capacity allows volume processing of waste
  • Ridged, channelized bottom prevents pooling of liquids, and permits passive drainage of effluent into sealed liquid collection system
  • Large capacity. The Protapod is 1200 mm (4') in diameter

Significant reduction of fresh manure and carcasses in both volume and weight at commercial livestock operations

  • Recapture valuable proteins & lipids as renderable, self-separating biomass
  • Low-cost production of sustainable aquaculture / aquaponic feed without depletion of pelagic ocean fisheries
  • Nutritional food for most varieties of domestic poultry
  • Enhances backyard habitat for insect-loving migratory song birds, using specialty feeder
  • Live, high-quality supplemental food rich in calcium that is ideal for herps and ornamental fish
  • Live grubs may be supplied to regional bait shops for resale to anglers
  • Friable compost high in cellulose easily transformed by vermiculture into lucrative worm castings or utilized raw as a value-added soil amendment


  • 1120 mm (44") top and 860 mm (34") bottom diameters
  • Overall body height of 670 mm (26.4")
  • Empty unit weighs 11.4 kg (25.1 lbs)
  • Digestion Rate = 9.5 kg (21 lbs) / day (based on 1/2 full unit)
  • functional capacity of 4 times the standard BioPod™
  • 15-20% bioconversion rate of food scraps into grubs
  • 8 years of product testing
  • Made responsibly in Vietnam
  • Durable, roto-molded medium density polyethylene; rigid structural integrity
  • Outside diameter (OD) of external chute is 41 mm or (1 9/16”)
  • Unit must be sheltered from direct sunlight and precipitation

End-Product Uses

Pupae / Prepupae / Mature Grubs

  • Fish and Poultry - Direct Food
  • Conversion into Constituents via Rendering
  • Bio-Diesel from lipids
  • Pet Industry - Live or Dried Foods
  • Live Bait for angler community
  • Bird Feeders / Wildlife Food
  • Chitin and Chitosan source

Juveniles / Mixed Instars

  • Fish food
  • Pet food
  • Starter Colonies

Liquid Effluent / Tea

  • Bio-attractant for BSF adult females
  • Repellent for Filth Flies
  • Combination with Zeolite
  • Dilution into a Liquid Fertilizer

Compost / Black Friable Residue

  • Component of Soil Amendment
  • Vermiculture - Transformation into Worm Castings

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