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Biofloc technology in red tilapia culture in Colombia (Video)

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Description:  Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in a red tilapia farm which uses biofloc technology. The farm is located in Zulia Notre de Santander (Colombia). The farm receives its water from a rain water reservoir. The management …

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Spawning of imported whiteleg shrimp in a biosecure facility in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt). Description: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, being the newest introduced shrimp species in Egypt is considered a promising candidate towards the development of shrimp aquaculture in the country based on its high productive traits. In order to minimize the …

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Introducing solar energy in Egyptian aquaculture

Photos’ credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos are taken in a shrimp farm located in Port Said area (Egypt). The use of solar energy in aquaculture in Egypt has been always considered especially when considering the increasing cost of fuel as well as the maintenance …

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Use of red wiggler worms in aquaponics in Egypt (Video)

Red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida) are known by its vermicomposting efficiency for organic wastes. Through such action, the red wiggler has been recommended for aquaponics not only because of its vermicomposting efficiency but also because of its low cost as well as its growing easiness whether on the aquaponics project itself or acquired from specialized farms. …

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Integrated poultry-tilapia in Togo

Photos credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website).  The inserted pictures are taken in fish farms in Togo. As typically practiced, the inserted pictures show the integration between tilapia cultured in earthen ponds and poultry grown in chicken house. The fallen manure as well as the uneaten chicken feed enrich the natural food underneath in …

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Production of all-male Nile tilapia fingerlings in Brazil – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) – Description: Elsadig Arbab and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The hatchery shown in the video is located in Toledo, San Jose (Brazil). This particular hatchery is a component of an aquaculture project that consists of around 1000 of small volume/high density cages (SVHD cages) of …

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Wild caught flathead grey mullet seeds in India

Photo credit: Aritra Bera (India) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The picture shows a batch of collected fingerlings of flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) in India. The published reports state that grey mullet has been farmed extensively cultured in Bengal, Madras and Kerala since 1947. For production efficiency, the species has …

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Tank culture of rainbow trout in Ecuador

Photo credit: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire (Ecuador) – Review: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a circular tank made of reinforced concrete located in the Ecuadorian highlands. The tank is used to produce rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss following semi-intensive practices. The introduction of trout …

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Promoting aquaculture in the Philippines through free delivery of fish fingerlings

Photos’ credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) – Description: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The arrangement of such aquaculture support is managed by the local government units (LGUs) and the Provident Fund Offices (PFOs). Fish fingerlings shown in one photo are either delivered or picked up in …

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Use of decapsulated Artemia for direct feeding to African catfish in Kenya – Video

This video was filmed in a Kenyan fish farm where different aquaculture activities on several species are taking place including tilapia, catfish, and ornamental fish. This video shows the feeding during the larval nursing of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. As shown, the food provided is decapsulated artemia cysts. The nutritional value of the decapsulated artemia …

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