Tilapia overwintering in a fish hatchery in 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 private tilapia hatchery located in Muleba, at Kagera Region. In order to save tilapia stocks against cold weather during winter period, the farmer covers the hatchery unit as shown in the picture and depending on the insulation efficiency of the cover, this practice targets warming up the water inside the facility and hence help not only save the stocks but also condition them for successful reproduction seasons.



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