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Category: Farming systems and practices

This category includes various aquaculture systems and facilities such as earthen ponds, tanks, cages, pens, raceways and others. The farming practices are also covered including integration, rotation, pond preparation, sampling, harvesting, fertilization, aeration, post-harvest and others.

Oct 27 2018

Integrated fish-duck farming in Tanzania (Video)

The inserted video was filmed in a fish farm located in Kibisho (Kilimanjaro – Tanzania). Different types of integration are practiced on the farm including aquaculture-agriculture and aquaculture-duck production. The present video shows the fish-duck integration. The farm keeps two local strains of ducks which are reproduced on the farm through an incubator (not shown …

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Oct 24 2018

Initial applications of chicken manure in fish ponds (Video)

This video has been filmed during a training program held at the World Fish Center (Egypt). The present demonstration shows the spread of chicken manure over the entire bottom of the pond which is prepared for fish stocking. Typically, after the spread of the chicken manure, water is raised for about 15 to 20 cm …

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Jul 28 2018

Cage farming of marine fish in Bang-pat village, Pung-nga province (Thailand)

Photos credit: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review: Samart Detsathit and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows sea cages in which grouper, seabass and red snapper are cultured. The cage farm is located in Bang-pat which is a fisherman’s village. All houses of the village are in the sea near the …

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Jun 22 2018

Use of chlorine compounds for eradicating the left-over organisms from fish ponds (Video)

Video credit: Zanou Dossou (Togo) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Before starting any fish farming operation, it is essential that culture unit is free of aquatic organisms which could be accidently left-over from earlier operation whether in fry nursing or grow-out. While this matter is simple in completely drained …

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May 13 2018

Cage culture of red tilapia in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video and the caption: DO Xuan Hai (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Tilapia culture in Vietnam usually targeted local markets before being exported to a large number in the USA and the European Union. Red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) is mainly cultured in floating cages as practiced …

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Mar 31 2018

Cage culture of striped catfish in An Giang Province (Vietnam)

Photo credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Viet Nam is by far the world’s largest producer of Pangasius with a production that exceeded 1.2 million tons in 2013 and with an annual export turnover of at least US$ 2 billion.  The striped catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) which is …

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Feb 13 2018

Culture of red tilapia in a biofloc system in Colombia – Video

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Review: Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)           This video was filmed in an aquaculture facility located in the north of Santander (Colombia). The project has an area of 3000 m2 where red tilapia is the cultured fish …

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Jan 19 2018

Intensive culture of tilapia in aquaponic in Egypt – Video

The video was filmed in December 2014 in an aquaponics project located along Cairo-Alexandria Desert road in Egypt. These grow-out tanks are the component of a larger integrated and aquaponics project. Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is the species cultured in this project. The aquaculture component consists of nursery and grow-out concrete tanks. The nursery tanks are …

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Jan 13 2018

Rice-fish culture in Songea (Tanzania)

Credit: Jamila Ibrahim and Lucka Paschal (Tanzania)   The inserted picture is for an integrated agriculture-aquaculture system carried out in Songea, Ruvuma,  Tanzania. The acreage of the rice field is about one hectar while the harvest amounts about four tons of rice and 100 kg of tilapia which is commonly used in such integrated system. …

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Dec 25 2017

Use of Black Soldier Fly larvae in fish feeding in Egypt (Video)

I filmed this video during my visit to an aquaponic facility owned and managed by Dr. Hisham Haggag. The visit took place on 2 November, 2017. Introduction: The larvae of the Black soldier fly (SFD), (Hermetia illucens) have been proposed decades ago as an efficient converter of organic wastes into live and highly nutritional biomass …

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