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Biological recycling of pond weeds in fish farms

Photo credit: Mustafa Koweka (Syria) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photo shows a group of cattle while grazing weeds grown on the dykes of fish ponds. The shown practice is a type of biological control of unwanted plants in fish ponds in which cattle acquire a part of their daily …

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Nursing and grow-out of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in a small-scale farm in Senegal

Credit: Lo Oumy Seck (Senegal) This photo shows a governmental fish farm that belongs to the Department of Saint Louis and located in Gniling Mbaw village. The farm consists of circular fiberglass tanks for the nursing of the fry of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus while the concrete tanks that appear in the back are used …

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Establishing a small-scale Nile tilapia farm in Nyagatare district, Rwanda

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2012 in the Warm Water Fish Production training course which is hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is the Nyagatare district, Rwanda.  The project components include …

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Integrating large animals in a small-scale fish farm in Nyagasambu, Rwanda

Credit: Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) These photos show the integration of large animals as source of fertilizer in a small-scale fish farm owned by cooperative farmers in Nyagasambu site. The number of animals is sufficient to produce enough manure as required by the fish farm. Note: We decided not to watermark the …

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Monkey guard at fish and shrimp farm in Indonesia

Credit (photo & caption): Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) – Elaborated description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though securing the harvest of any crop is necessary, this matter is of top importance in fish farming whereas fish/shrimp pouching could pass unnoticed especially in earthen ponds. Fish farmers usually adopt security protocols which found practical and efficient. The …

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Establishment of commercial catfish and tilapia farm in Karu, Nasarawa (Nigeria)

This project proposal has been developed by a team who participated in Fish Culture Development training course in 2011. Developers recommended Kuchikau, Karu, (Nasarawa) to be the place of this project. The project proposal reviewed the status of fish production and consumption in Nigeria concluding the need for more aquaculture development in Nigeria. The team has chosen African …

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Gravel filter in earthen fish pond (Egypt)

Mechanisms used in filtering water will depend on potential usage of water. This photo shows a type of gravel filters whereas filtered water is used in tilapia hatchery as well as for landscaping. This filter is located in 1000-m2 earthen pond. The filter is established above concrete base. The outer dimension of the filter is …

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