Tagged: aquaculture

28
Jan
2020

Mudcrab (Alimango) Culture and Fattening

To produce food through aquaculture without sacrificing the environment is an apt description for the culture or fattening of mudcrab in mangrove areas. The use of net enclosures in mangroves or tidal zones offers a better alternative to pond culture. It also promotes a better image for brackishwater aquaculture that...

17
Jan
2020

Small-scale Milkfish Aquaculture Technologies

Milkfish is considered the most important aquaculture species grown in the country. It is widely grown in 7 out of the 16 regions of the country, majority of which are in Central Luzon, Northwestern Luzon, and Western Visayas. In 2005 alone, the production of milkfish rose to nearly 52% or...

16
Jul
2019

Carp Culture in the Backyard

Carp is robust fish, capable of muddying the water and tearing bottom vegetations. It prefers shallow bodies of water and feeds on almost anything found underneath like insects, shells, and worms. If cultured or domesticated, it can be trained to eat aquatic plants, kangkong, boiled camote, bread crumbs and rice...

17
Feb
2015

Abalone: Don’t judge the snail by the shell

Gone are the days when blue whales, great white sharks and bottlenose dolphins dominate the seas. For the longest time, these majestic sea creatures were the focus of human interest. But the tides of change have washed other equally interesting species ashore – one of them, is the abalone. Albeit...

15
Dec
2014

Backyard Aquaponics

Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (soil-less plant culture). Aquaponics is the ideal answer to a fish farmer’s problem of disposing of nutrient rich water and a hydroponic grower’s need for nutrient rich water. Essentially, aquaponics mimics every natural waterway on earth. It is used to...

07
Dec
2014

Modern Way of Producing Tilapia Fingerlings

Because of the high demand for tilapia fingerlings, many tilapia-farmers have found a modern way of producing tilapia fingerlings in an easy and simple step-by-step method. As long as the demand for fingerlings exists, producing tilapia fingerlings is a lucrative business. I. Preparing the Fishpond * Construct a small fishpond...