Tag: ammonia

Biological filters in intensive aquaculture

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show substrates used in intensive aquaculture systems. As shown, the shapes of such substrates may vary although they have a main characteristic in common which is a high surface/volume ratio. Added to that, the substrates used in biological filters should enjoy strong mechanical …

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Grow-out of tilapia in Lake Amatitlán (Guatemala)

Credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) The photo shows a grow-out tank for tilapia located in Lake Amatitlán, Guatemala. The lake is one of four major lakes in Guatemala. The water supply to tilapia tank is pumped from a depth then pass through a filter of volcanic rocks and geotextile to reduce its ammonia content before …

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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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