Tag Archive: earthen ponds

Oct 16 2016

A Typical fish pond in Malawi

Credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi)       The pond shown in the inserted picture is in the southern part of Malawi in (Chikwawa District). The pond is approximately 400 sq meters. These ponds are very well taken care if and the green water is just witness to primary productivity in these ponds. In regard …

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May 10 2016

Typical fish pond harvesting in Cameroon

Photos’ credit: Domwa Mathieu (Cameroon) Review: Domwa Mathieu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the harvest of a fish pond in a rural area in Cameroon. Typically, a pond harvest attracts potential buyers as well as many audiences who enjoy witnessing this event. The most common practice …

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Jun 16 2015

Female fish farmer while managing her farm in Zambia

Credit: Numel  Phiri  (Zambia) Review: Numei Phiri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo is taken in a small-scale fish farm in Zambia. The farm which belongs to a female fish farmer, has a total of 3 ponds; 2 breeding ponds (5mx5m) each and one production pond (20mx25m), the …

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Jun 12 2015

Construction and management of a typical fish farm in Burundi

Photo credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa) Review: Nick James and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture shows an earthen fish pond under construction which is located near Bujumbura, Burundi. The average size of the pond in this private farm is 0.5 ha while …

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May 17 2015

Tilapia aquaculture in Burundi (in French) – Video

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi)   This video belongs to the “Direction du Centre National de Developpement de l’aquaculture et de la Peche Artisanala”- CNDAPA. The video is mainly on-dike lecture with the facilities of the station in the background and. The video contents reach in full the French speakers. However, being English speaker myself, I was …

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Apr 11 2015

Description and management of a fish farm in Bela Vista, Maputo (Mozambique)

Credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa)   The photo shows a fish farm located at Bela Vista 42km south of Maputo on Rio Maputo (Mozambique). The farm consists of 26 of flooded half-hectare ponds, while many more are under construction. It took three years since starting the construction and getting into production. The farm …

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Feb 18 2015

Water quality analysis in a Bolivian fish pond – Video (in Spanish)

Video submitted by: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video clip presented very quickly the water quality practices in an earthen pond. Even though, the language of the video Spanish, the contents are easy to follow. The main components shown in the clip are pond …

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Nov 25 2014

Liming fish ponds

This 4-slide information bite addresses the liming of fish ponds including the different purposes of liming as well as types of lime and criteria of each lime form. The applications of lime has been addressed and supported by photos. Determining the quantity and need through analysis has been also covered.          

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Oct 13 2014

Aerating earthen fish ponds using tubing technology in Pakistan  

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan The pond shown in the photo has an acreage of 2.5 acres. The aeration in such system depends on fresh air that is pushed into the pipes by an electricity-operated blower and it comes out in small bubbles through aero-tubes that are fixed at pond bottom. The fish stocked in …

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Sep 10 2014

Harvest of African catfish is not that easy – Video

Video Credit: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website)   The ability of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) to burrow in mud in addition to their slippery shape as well as their ability to move on their pectoral fins (walking catfish) makes their harvest in earthen pond …

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