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CALCULATOR FOR BIOFLOC TECHNOLOGY (BFT)

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CALCULATOR FOR BIOFLOC TECHNOLOGY (BFT)

During the starting of the culture period, high carbon-to-nitrogen ratio (12–20:1) in water is a key factor to promote and stabilize the heterotrophic community in Biofloc Technology. The following calculator can be used to calculate the amount of molasses need to bee added in the tank.  For the maintenance phase, the monitoring of TAN values is an important tool for water quality maintenance. When values of TAN are higher than 1.0 mg per Litre, external carbon source application is recommended with a C:N ratio of 6:1. The molasses requirement in the tank during the maintenance phase can be calculated using...

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IDEAL POND WATER AND SOIL PARAMETERS FOR AQUACULTURE

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IDEAL POND WATER AND SOIL PARAMETERS FOR AQUACULTURE
The optimum range of soil and water parameters are important for maximum growth of fish in ponds. The productivity of any pond can be estimated just by measuring the physicochemical parameters of the ponds. There are many organic ways available to correct any deviation in the pond parameters.

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Dactylogyrosis Disease in Biofloc Tank?

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Dactylogyrosis Disease in Biofloc Tank?
It causes serious infection in fishes and mainly carps and related species are more likely to be affected by the parasites mainly in biofloc systems. This disease may not create much havoc if the salinity of the biofloc system is maintained carefully. However, in a system, when where salinity is not maintained for the tanks, gill flukes may result in havoc. The fluke infestation may come to your tank from infected seeds of hatcheries or nurseries. Quarantine or disease-free seeds are always advisable to be used for the culture systems

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12 POINTS TO BE KNOWN BEFORE BUYING BIOFLOC TARPAULIN TANKS

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12 POINTS TO BE KNOWN BEFORE BUYING BIOFLOC TARPAULIN TANKS
Biofloc is a new technology and getting popular globally. If you are confused about the installation of the biofloc setup, then read this article. The best quality biofloc products are available at your doorstep.

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ALL ABOUT PARROT FISH: MAN-MADE FISH

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ALL ABOUT PARROT FISH: MAN-MADE FISH

TAXONOMIC INFORMATION ON PARROT FISH (MAN-MADE) Common Name: Parrot Cichlid or Blood Parrot Cichlid Scientific Name: no scientific name (As Hybrid) Origin: First developed from Taiwan in 1986 Order: Cichliformes Family: Cichlidae Genus: Not available Varieties: Red parrot fish Yellow parrot fish Blue Tiger parrot fish Red Tiger parrot fish Yellow Tiger parrot fish Santa Claus Parrot Fish Tango parrot Fish Red King Kong parrot fish Yellow King Kong parrot fish Short Body parrot fish Heart-shaped parrot fish (unethical) Tattoo parrot fish (unethical) Distribution: Introduced throughout the world. Maximum size: 8 inches (20 cm) Average lifespan: 10-15 years WATER QUALITY REQUIREMENT FOR PARROT FISH Water Type: Freshwater, brackish Water pH:5-7.5...

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