Tag Archive: fish ponds

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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Mar 04 2015

Field analysis of ammonia in fish ponds using color disk kits – Video

Video credit: Carolyn Madalo Chinguo (Malawi) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in the WorldFish Center-Egypt during a regional training course. This 9-min video demonstrates the field testing of total ammonia in water using the color disk kits. The video starts with water sampling emphasizing how to …

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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. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Liming-fish-ponds.pdf”]       …

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Oct 15 2013

Fencing earthen fish ponds against the invasion of flying and crawling predators in Colombia

Credit: Eudes Emilio Sanchez (Colombia) In this picture we see the use a network similar to those used for breeding hens and chickens, is a network of one-inch mesh which surrounds the pond, this prevents the ingress of flying and crawling predators such as birds, flying mammals (bats), marine mammals (otters) and other land animals like …

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Aug 21 2013

Use of stop logs in water inlets and outlets of fish ponds in India (Video)

Video credit: G. Venkata Raju  (India)        Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org This video shows the stop-logs used in the water management –in particular depth- in fish ponds in India. The same system was introduced from China into Egypt during 1980s before being changed to piping system. As shown in this video, …

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Dec 04 2012

Field analysis of ammonia in fish ponds using color disk kits

This 3-slide bite addresses the field testing of ammonia in fish ponds and describe how the analysis can be reliable and reasonably accurate. The sampling procedures are covered in this illustrated bite. Moreover, the bite addresses incidences of questionable reasons and means of validating the results. This bite introduces to ammonia components which would be …

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Oct 27 2012

Use of tractors in the construction of fish ponds in India (Video)

Credit: Indian farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) A tractor is considered an important piece of machinery in fish pond construction. In India, tractors are used for the projects requiring the earth work not more than 200 ha generally. However, finishing work will be done by using the tractors for the purpose of perfect slope …

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Oct 24 2012

A compost crib in a fish pond in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia)                                                            Description: Lumbwe Kaluba and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photo shows a compost crib in the shallow corner of an earthen fish pond. The …

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Jun 03 2012

Hen houses and fish ponds in Kavogero fish farming station, Kirundo province (Burundi)

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This photo was taken in Kavogero fish farming station, Kirundo province, Burundi  just after the rehabilitation of the station as seen in the color of unfertilized pond water. There are 2 henhouses above fish ponds. The station has nine ponds whereas Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) are …

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