Tag Archive: liming

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

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Nov 17 2014

Preparación del Policultivo en Colombia (in Spanish)

Credit: Ana Maria Melendez (Colombia) Adecuación de estanque y/o corral (Proceso de Encalado): consiste en esparcir Cal al “voleo”, de manera uniforme sobre el fondo del estanque, con el objetivo de desinfectarlo y si es necesario, para regular la acidez de los suelos, favoreciendo la productividad natural o abundancia de Fitoplancton. Se debe tener en …

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Oct 27 2014

Liming shrimp ponds in Thailand

Credit for the photos: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   A relatively recent farm survey (NACA, 1996) revealed that about 90% of Thai shrimp farmers spray lime to tackle the low pH associated problems especially those related to health and survival of farmed shrimp. The application of lime …

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Sep 19 2012

Liming of fish ponds in Malawi

Credit: Allan Katola (Malawi) Liming of a fish pond is usually done to correct the pH and improve alkalinity when the soils are acidic and also done after harvesting to control disease causing organisms and others. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify …

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Feb 13 2012

Bangladesh aquaculture – Fish pond preparation (liming)

Credit: Mohamed Mahmudun Nabi (Bangladesh) This photo shows the liming of a fish pond in Bangladesh. After the de weeding and repairing the dikes and bottom of the pond, liming is considered the next important work for pond preparation. Farmers usually use calcium carbonate (CaCo3 as solid limestone. Before its use, limestone needs to be sink in …

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Oct 18 2011

Development of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) hatchery in the Nyanza province, Kenya

This project has been developed by a team of trainees who participated during 2007 in the Warm Water Fish Production training course. This course is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The project addresses the establishment of a hatchery for African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in the …

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