Tag Archive: fish farms

Jan 13 2014

Common fish culture system in Benin

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The photo shows a typical fish pond in Benin whereas  such dug ponds of 200-300 m2 are filled by seepage while pumping is used to drain the pond. Usually the farm size ranges from 2-3 acres. The overall productivity usually does not exceed 2 tons/hectar of tilapia whether in monoculture system …

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Jan 07 2014

Stray animals on fish farms

Credit for the bubbies’ photo: Water use mission in Egypt (Hans van Zon – the Netherlands) Credit for the nursing cat photo: friends who participated in Fish Culture Development during 2009 In open fish farms, some wild animals may visit and/or stay on the farm especially when the farm provides favorable and safe stay including …

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Aug 18 2012

Integrated fish farming and rabbit culture in Rwanda

Credit: Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The photos show an individually owned fish farm whereas the integration of fish farming and rabbit is practiced. The organic manure produced by rabbits is used to enhance the natural food in fish pond and hence improve the nutritional status as well as the economics of the …

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Nov 07 2011

Fish ponds enjoy gravity water

Topographic survey will be required to determine whether or not a given fish farm can enjoy gravity water. 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 picture or more. This will be appreciated. [important][/important]

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Nov 07 2011

Use of traditional water wheels in lifting water to fish farms in Egypt

Water wheels which were traditionally in use in agriculture are used in the present to lift water required to some fish farms in Egypt and some other countries. Based on water wheels users, it is claimed that water wheels are efficient in lifting water and also more durable with less incidences of breakdowns and operation maintenance. …

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Nov 07 2011

Axial flow pumps in fish farms (Egypt)

In many situations, axial flow pumps in fish farms have been found more suited for low heads and higher discharges which would ultimately enhance farm economics. 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 picture …

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