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Transportation of tilapia fingerlings in local aquaculture system in Rwanda

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda) The photos show a local system for transporting the fingerlings of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus produced from natural spawning system carried out in earthen ponds -as seen in one of the photos-  of about 500 m2.  The transportation tank as shown in the photo is a plastic can of a volume that can range …

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Compost enclosure in a fish pond (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda): The photo shows a divider made of bamboo in an earthen fish pond whereas organic fertilization is practiced. The divider creates a compost enclosure, where the farmer puts organic fertilizers regularly renewable; this divider prevents the spread of manure in pond water because the compost enclosure is installed in the water …

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Use of green manure in Rwanda aquaculture

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda): The photos show cut plants piled in the corner of a fish pond during its decomposition (green manure). Cut plants when piled up in pond water, they rot and decompose easily offering optimum environments for bacterial growth. Also, as plants decompose, its contents of nutrients are released enhancing fish production through …

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