Tag: greenhouse

Intensive shrimp culture under greenhouses in Ecuador

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In the late 1990s, shrimp production in Ecuador was severely affected by the White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) that caused a drastic decrease in shrimp production and so in the value of exported shrimp. The significant contribution of shrimp exports to …

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Economic overwintering system for Nile tilapia using hapas in earthen ponds under greenhouses – Video

Unlike most overwintering systems whereas concrete or fiberglass tanks are commonly used under greenhouses, you will see in this videos the overwintering of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus takes place in hapas placed in earthen ponds. This system is far economical and more practical especially overwintered fish continues to be in the nursing or holding ponds …

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A smart overwintering system for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Egypt – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Realizing that Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) could be threatened during several nights in Northen delta region (e.g. Kafr El Sheikh) during winter season. During this sensitive period of time, water temperature may drop to 8 or 9 C for few hours during nights. …

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Aerial View of the fish farm “Punta Negra”, Uruguay

Credit: Claudia Turra (Uruguay) This facility is located in Maldonado Department, Uruguay. It´s a company dedicated to the production of Red Claw lobster to gastronomic purposes, ornamental fish like goldfish and Koi carp, and fry production of black catfish (southamerican cathfish), grass carp and Madrecita de agua (Cnesterodon desemmaculatus). The photo shows the earthen ponds …

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Small-scale aquaponic pilot project in Colombia

Credit: Edwin Gomez (Colombia); Edwin_biologia@yahoo.com Aquaponic is the integration of hydroponic plant production into recirculating aquaculture systems. These photos show an experimental project for a small-scale aquaponic system in a greenhouse in Colombia. This system is simple in regard to construction, cleaning and management. Results are encouraging towards potential applications in rural communities especially in …

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Greenhouse facilities for shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei, farming in Peru – in Spanish

Credit: Victor Hugo Juarez Pena (Peru) Estanque tipo invernadero para el cultivo de camarones (Liptopenaeus vannamei) de una hectárea de tamaño y con el fondo del estanque revestido con plástico de alta densidad. Llevadas a cabo por una empresa comercial de camarón a gran escala de la acuicultura de acuerdo a la resolución de dirección. …

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Overwintering of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in greenhouses in earthen ponds (Egypt)

This flexible system provide enough protection to Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) during cold weather in Egypt and in the same time allows fish to disperse in the pond and feed whenever weather gets warmer. Overwinter greenhouses are placed in earthen ponds whereas plastic covers go well below water surface but not reaching pond bottom. The area beneath greenhouses will …

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Greenhouse-type tilapia hatcheries

Greenhouses when used as tilapia hatcheries in temperate countries such as Egypt would enable early spawning and help extend the spawning season. Durability of plastic sheets determines the frequency of its replacement and so the cost involved. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust …

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