Tag Archive: Earthen pond

Oct 18 2017

Using bamboos to keep predatory animals out of fish pond (Tanzania)

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a typical fish pond which belongs to a fish farmer at Songea, Tanzania. Upon the construction of fish ponds, farmers normally use a series of bamboo trees …

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Apr 23 2017

Use of rice straw bales in the very last fish harvest in earthen ponds in Egypt

  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The pictures show how pond workers prepare bales of rice straw to harvest whatever remained in the catch ditch. This is the very last practice in pond harvesting before exposing the pond bottom to sun-drying. Not much fish is expected to recover through pushing the …

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Mar 09 2017

Liming fish ponds in Tanzania

Photo credit: Emmanuel Godfrey Maneno and Mashaka Shabani Kapagalla (Tanzania) Review: Emmanuel Godfrey Maneno, Mashaka Shabani Kapagalla and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The farm shown in the inserted picture is located at Bagamayo, Saadani (Pwani region). The liming carried out here is done to correct the acidity of pond soil. …

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May 01 2014

Polyculture trial of milkfish and tilapia mossambicus in Tanga Region, Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The photos show the sampling process of milkfish (Chanos chanos) and tilapia mossambicus (Oreochromis mossambicus) grown in an earthen fish pond located in Tanga region, Tanzania. This trial aimed to evaluate the performance of the two species in marine waters. The sampling was done to check the growth rate and the …

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Oct 17 2012

Organic fertilization of a fish pond in Madagascar (in French)

Credit: BE Jean Jacques (Madagascar) Etang piscicole pour l’élevage de Tilapia avec la Compostière au coin de l’étang pour mettre les matières organiques à dégrader afin de fertiliser l’étang. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a …

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