fish feed in Abuja

Fish Feed Production; D.I.Y. vs Buying from Commercial Brands Fish and other livestock farmers have experienced astronomical increase in prices of feeds in recent times. The problem is further compounded by scarcity of the feeds, compelling farmers to consider alternatives for meeting their fish feed needs. One major way byRead more…

Fertilized catfish eggs

WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT FOR CATFISH HATCHERIES The success of every fish hatchery depends largely on the quality of water available for its fish breeding processes. Hatching fish eggs entails providing suitable environment (mainly water), for hitch free incubation of eggs and eventual development of hatchlings (fry) to attain life stagesRead more…

Viable Clarias catfish eggs

HOW TO CONTROL MICROBIAL INFESTATION IN FISH HATCHERIES Fish eggs are highly nutritious organic substrate. They also carry an abundant microbial load, either as normal flora of fish or as pathogens. This makes them highly susceptible to microbial infestation through the incubation process in fish hatcheries. Soon after eggs areRead more…

Natural water body

Water pollution is the contamination or adverse alteration of the quality of water. Any condition leading to an adverse alteration in water quality is described as water pollution. Water pollution can be effected by a variety of substances such as poisons, sewage, refuse, etc. Both surface water and ground waterRead more…

Save the oceans

How important is the ocean to man? About 71 percent of our planet earth is covered by (made up of) water? This water is available in the oceans, the atmosphere (as water vapour), in rivers, in lakes, in the soil, in animals, plants, glaciers etc. Over 96% of all theRead more…

Oceans revolt

The Oceans Revolt literally, spontaneously as man continually draws from their wealth of assets, with little or no regard for sustainability. An FAO (1978) publication reads; “conservation is positive, embracing preservation, maintenance, sustainable utilization, restoration and enhancement of the natural environment.” The oceans and other aquatic ecosystems of the worldRead more…

pH is literally “potential hydrogen” or “power of hydrogen.” Water pH for fish farms and hatcheries in more specific terms is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of water for farming and hatchery purposes. It refers to the concentration of hydrogen ions (H+) or hydroxyl ions (OH-) in water. pHRead more…