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Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by streetsoldier1(m): 4:28am On Jun 11
cattlefarming01:
*The Hidden Secret Of Making A Fortune In Catfish Production*

The quality of the water in your pond affects the growth and productivity of your catfish.

Without adequate management of water quality, catfish are prone to slow growth, diseases and death.

Most fish health problems occur because of poor water quality, overcrowding, dietary deficiencies leading to stress.

Maintaining the quality of water in your fish pond by using Fish - Zyme helps in prevention of catfish mortality and diseases, creating a stress free healthy environment for it to grow faster.

Fish - Zyme is highly effective in fish pond fertilization and pond conditioning, creating a near aquatic environment for the fish to thrive in the pond.

Fish - Zyme is the best way of maintaining quality water in ponds for fishes, ensuring adequate oxygen supply, reducing water pollution, increasing absorption of nutrient for faster growth in a short period of time.

Why You Should Use Fish -Zyme

Reduces the cost of feeding

Reduces water pollution

Increases oxygen content in pond

Enhances fish growth and weight in a short period.

Reduces rate of water change

Making profits in catfish production is guaranteed by using Fish - Zyme for pond fertilization and feed preparation.

For delivery of the product kindly contact us on +2348033492090

To learn more about our products visit www.zenithenergyenzyme.com

can this be used in a tarpaulin pond
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by abbeydeeone: 8:13pm On Jun 11
Hello everyone, anyone with gravid clarias female broodstock in ibadan should please contact 07039298244 on whatsaap. Thanks
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by terra15: 9:44am On Jun 17
Hello
Please who has used Koudijs fish feed before? How good is the 2mm? Can it replace skreeting or aller aqua? Please those who have used it should kindly advice me. Thanks
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Gideon20(m): 10:07am On Jun 19
terra15:
Hello
Please who has used Koudijs fish feed before? How good is the 2mm? Can it replace skreeting or aller aqua? Please those who have used it should kindly advice me. Thanks
we supply high quality local brand fish feeds from 3mm to 9mm all at affordable price plus free delivery.

Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by UniversalDove: 4:25pm On Jun 19
Gideon20:
we supply high quality local brand fish feeds from 3mm to 9mm all at affordable price plus free delivery.
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Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by StagethemTVee: 1:51pm On Jun 21
how can one get the ebook?
excelsiorfarm:
HOW TO REDUCE YOUR FISH FARMING PRODUCTION COST :-
The major challenge in fish farming is how do you feed your fishes. Today it interest me to t The teach you some crude methods that possibly could reduce your feeding cost.
The truth is if fuel price increases, feeding cost would increase and presently feeds are not cheap.
Let's start from the hatchery, those days when we began fish business in Nigeria, even the major names in the business in hatchery go to stagnant waters and gutters to get daphnia to feed their fries. It is free, only that you will have to dump your fine face status or big man or woman position to get them. In the alternative, pay boys to do the job.
You don't have to buy artemia, daphnia are live feeds that your fishes we thank you for and they we also grow fast on. That is for breeders at the early stage. No matter the quantity, it does not pollute or kill your fishes. Just disinfect. I tried then to culture it iin concrete ponds, but after about three days the heat killed them and never had the time to revisit it.
Your fingerlings could be fed with the dried yellow of eggs, which is high in protein or with cooked or fresh minced meat, Don't overfeed and you will not have problems.
If you could raise maggots, your MATURED FINGERLINGS COULD BE FED WITH IT, HOWEVER, EXCESS WILL CREATE PROBLEMS.
For big fishes, if earthen, poultry waste e.g excreta, intestines, dead birds that could be process. I also used EBA AND FISH MEAL MIXED. Feeding them indomies, not the ones you buy for kids(will be expensive).
You can feed your fishes kitchen waste too, however be prepare for good water management.
If earthen ponds, pray planktons grow or tadpoles eggs are laid in the ponds or get termites(can be done in concrete ponds too , get duckweed, water lily yo limit it to this.
I wish you all the best. If you need an comprehensive ebook on fish farming, and i have a ebook, step by step details from hatchery, feeding, feed formulation, grow out, oxygen addition etc. Consultants, Academicians, practicing fish farmers, intending fish farmers have found it valuable asset for fish farming business.

Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Tinneh(m): 4:39pm On Jun 22
Please anyone knows any fish farm I can run my Industrial training withing Abuja/kaduna?
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Gideon20(m): 9:26pm On Jun 22
Tinneh:
Please anyone knows any fish farm I can run my Industrial training withing Abuja/kaduna?
can you run your i.t in fish feeds production company? In kaduna
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Tinneh(m): 11:02pm On Jun 22
Gideon20:
can you run your i.t in fish feeds production company? In kaduna
Yes anything related to aquaculture or fisheries
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by cattlefarming01: 12:41pm On Jun 23
The quality of the water in your pond affects the growth and productivity of your catfish.

Without adequate management of water quality, catfish are prone to slow growth, diseases and death.

Most fish health problems occur because of poor water quality, overcrowding, dietary deficiencies leading to stress.

Maintaining the quality of water in your fish pond by using Fish - Zyme helps in prevention of catfish mortality and diseases, creating a stress free healthy environment for it to grow faster.

Fish - Zyme is highly effective in fish pond fertilization and pond conditioning, creating a near aquatic environment for the fish to thrive in the pond.

Fish - Zyme is the best way of maintaining quality water in ponds for fishes, ensuring adequate oxygen supply, reducing water pollution, increasing absorption of nutrient for faster growth in a short period of time.

Why You Should Use Fish -Zyme

Reduces the cost of feeding

Reduces water pollution

Increases oxygen content in pond

Enhances fish growth and weight in a short period.

Reduces rate of water change

Making profits in catfish production is guaranteed by using Fish - Zyme for pond fertilization and feed preparation.

How To Use

For Small Ponds : Simply dilute 1 bottle of Fish - Zyme into 20 litres of water and apply with every change of water, pour into 4 corners of the pond.

For Pond Fertilization : simply dilute 2 bottles into pond fill with water and allow for 72 hours wash and stock

For Feed Preparation : Simply add 20mls to 5kg of feed or sprinkle over the feed


For delivery of the product kindly contact us on +2348033492090 ( Call or WhatsApp)

To learn more about our products visit www.zenithenergyenzyme.com

Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by felzylix(m): 6:42pm On Jun 23
Any trampoline pond seller here please? I need this ASAP
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by excelsiorfarm(m): 11:19am On Jun 25
StagethemTVee:
how can one get the ebook?
you could reach me on Whatsapp. 08035335647.

Important you visit a farm close by. It would enhance your experience
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by abbeydeeone: 5:54am On Jul 03
Morning house, pls how often is it advisable to feed catfish fry in a day. Thanks
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by damselhoney(f): 9:58pm On Jul 03
Twice a day is okay...Morning and Evening
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by fisher777: 7:43pm On Jul 05
abbeydeeone:
Morning house, pls how often is it advisable to feed catfish fry in a day. Thanks

Depends largely on the age of fry and your personal experience with fry hatchery operations. Remember as they grow, their stomach enlarge and food retention time decrease or increase based on several other factors. Your experience will teach you better
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by waleyp(m): 10:07am On Jul 08
Smoking sizes of catfish 300-400 grams needed
Location is ibadan
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Bakerdav: 10:08am On Jul 08
waleyp:
Smoking sizes of catfish 300-400 grams needed
Location is ibadan
ow much u wan buy?
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by waleyp(m): 11:58am On Jul 08
90kg
Bakerdav:
ow much u wan buy?
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Bakerdav: 12:03pm On Jul 09
waleyp:
90kg
ur number
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by waleyp(m): 12:17pm On Jul 09
Are you in ibadan? If you are where exactly... You can WhatsApp me on 07065788175
Bakerdav:
ur number
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by waleyp(m): 4:06pm On Jul 09
Do you have it? And where in ibadan is your farm... I dropped number already and I need response
Bakerdav:
ow much u wan buy?
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by qubie(m): 10:29am On Jul 10
robonski15:
Fish farming like other business has its prons and cons.. And truthfully its a very lucrative and yet a money draining business..

I have read articles about how lucrative the business is and how to invest and reap millions.. All I do is just to laugh on reading such article.. All they want is just for u to buy their manual and make money.. Surprisingly most of them don't have a farm of their own, they are computer farmers who don't have any experience whatsoever in the business..

I know of farms within my area who have shut down their farms due to frequent loss over the years.. I was also considering shutting down myself after I lost close to 2 million naira, yeah u heard me TWO MILLION NAIRA, but after diligent study which took about a year I decided to give it my last shot..

To be continued..

I have good news.
The product will smiles on your faces.

ARISETECH FEED ADDITIVE.

BENEFITS FOR A FISH FARMER

1. NO MORE CHANGE OF WATER IN THE. POND PERIODICALLY UNTIL THE FISH IS HARVESTED.

2. INCREASE WEIGHT GAIN OF FISH

3. THE WATER IN THE POND WILL NOT BE SMELLING ANYMORE.

4. THE OXYGEN LEVEL IN THE POND IS MAINTAINED OPTIMALLY FOR THE FISH TO GROW WELL.

Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by BspiceLtd1: 7:22pm On Jul 10
[FISH FARMING] EFFECTS OF EXCESS BLOODMEAL IN FISH FEEDS.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvGu1dGC4P4

Hello everyone,
This video talks about the effects of excess bloodmeal in fish feeds.
Pls listen carefully and learn.
For more enquiries

Bspice Agroengineering company
Tel: +2347032165816
Email : bspiceltd@gmail.com
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Stmiceel(m): 11:37pm On Jul 10
Fast growing fingerlings for sale.
We have them in about 50 thousand pieces. BHo Farms will give you a great seed for a fair price. Contact this number: 08139799564
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Heroesworths(m): 11:04am On Jul 11
Question: Between Clarias Gariepinus and it's Hybridised Hetro-Clarias; which is better?


Sigh!
I have always shy away from taken a stand when issues like this arises as there are valid points for or against both. We will talk about the benefits of hybridization, especially that of Clarias Gariepinus and Hetrobancus Longifilis and the conclusion will be left to be drawn by you.

Before I dive into this, permits me to use this illustration of a twin boy and a girl. You gave birth to these adorable creatures and bang! they become teenagers, you notice the girl growing faster than the boy at first but as the are turning sixteen the guy will spring up, husky voice, muscular body and all.

The girl child is the Clarias while boy child is the Hybrid by this I don't mean to portray female gender in bad light. infact they are the movers and shakers of this world. Beautifully made and very Intelligent.

Hybridization

Hybridization is the mating of genetically differentiated individuals or groups and may involve crossing individuals within a species (also known as line crossing or strain crossing) or crossing individuals between separate species. This breeding technique is used by aquaculturists in the hope of producing aquatic organisms with desired traits. Commonly, the desired goal is to produce offspring that perform better than both parental species (hybrid vigor or positive heterosis). ~FAO

When broodstocks of Clarias Gariepinus and that of Hetrobancus Longifilis are crossed, we produced Hybrid offsprings.

The goals of producing fish of better performance in; growth, sizes, taste, food conversation ratio over a specific time and of course to get maximum profit from the production.

The question is, does hybridization cater for these goals in Catfish?

We will get to the question later, in fact you will have to answer it for me and drawn your conclusion.

Clarias generally has a good growth, it's recorded to be second to Hetrobancus Longifilis in growth. H. Longifilis can grow up to 1.5m in length and 55kg in weight.

C. Gariepinus has a very good distinct taste, grow faster when they are yet small, development of eggs and other reproductive features starts early, thereby reduce growth rate from that stage. They are surface feeders.

H. Longifilis in the other hands are not popularly farmed in this part of the world for it flesh, personally I don't like it taste. Hetrobancus is stocked in farm for hybridization processes. They are have great resistance to diseases, fast mobility, they can grow up to 1.5m of 55kg biomass.

When both are exposed to stress due transportation or other external factors, from experience I noticed that Clarias tend to be the champion. Clarias has more fat to alter the body temperature as well as supply energy when needed.

Hybrid (HetroClarias) share properties of both Clarias Gariepinus and Hetrobancus Longifilis. It growth is extraordinary, especially from 3 month upward. The crossed offsprings of Clarias and Hetrobancus are sterile (can't reproduce) therefore no energy is wasted on reproduction.

They don't normally have large egg sacs but instead develop more fleshy body, the taste is as good as that of pure C. Gariepinus. They are resistance to lot of diseases and matured fish can withstand stress than their parents.

Lastly, the performance in concrete/tarpolin/plastic pond is as good as that of the earthened. It's only myth that Hybrid don't grow other place earthened pond.

I m afraid the epistle is getting too long and I will like to say here that rather than say Hybrid is better, it's better if there is a long term plan for production and rather than saying Clarias is better we can say they are for short time production.

P:S; For training on Catfish production, Catfish Multiplication technology (Breeding), Value chain and processing.
Call us on 08066401947

P.SS; We are still selling Catfish fingerlings and Juveniles affordable price. contact us for a good price today.

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08066401947
Fishplace and Farm Nigeria

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Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by Fish4wealth: 8:59pm On Jul 12
Prices of foodstuffs is daily becoming a heartbreak as farmers experiences high spike in inputs/raw materials.
Together, we can reduce hunger and starvation amidst irregular inflation.
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Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by novexme(m): 12:43pm On Jul 13
Benefits of Using Aeration Pumps

Why Your Pond Needs An Air Pump?

The One Accessory You Should Buy. If you’re not using an air pump on your pond, you probably don’t realize what a big risk you are taking and benefits you are missing.

It’s amazing how many fish farmers up to this day have yet to discover the benefits of an air pump.
Pond Aeration “Aeration” in one word, sums up the reason why your pond needs an air pump.
Pond aeration is as essential to ponds as air, particularly oxygen, is essential for us to live.

In lakes and ponds, not only fish are dependent on dissolved oxygen (DO) supply in the water. Many other organisms in the water also depend on it to function well and survive.
A shortage of oxygen opens a Pandora’s Box of problems to your pond’s water quality and clarity, which can rapidly escalate to fish deaths sooner than you expect.
So unless you are willing to take the risk of suffering the consequences from poor pond aeration, a pond air pump is a must.

Don’t Ponds Get Naturally Aerated?

Ponds get naturally aerated, but not adequately. Unlike mountain streams or raging rivers that have higher DO levels, the comparatively still waters in ponds don’t get additional aeration benefit from energised water movement.
In addition, air contains only about 20% oxygen. So even if oxygen diffused from the atmosphere dissolves passively into the water, the amount is far too low to be sufficient.
To make matters even worse, several factors further decrease the level of DO in the water.

Some of them are:
Rising temperature – the demand for oxygen rises as temperature goes up due to increased metabolic rates of fish and other aquatic life.

Fish population and size – the more fish you have in the pond, and the bigger they are, the more oxygen is used up.

Decomposing organic matter – fish and animal wastes, fertiliser run-offs dead leaves, etc make up organic matter in the pond that requires a lot of oxygen to decompose.

Submerged plants and algae – these take in oxygen in the night, which contributes to the drop of oxygen levels after sun down.

Oxygen consuming bacteria – oxygen is required by aerobic bacteria in order to efficiently breakdown nutrients and toxic substances, like ammonia.
The more nutrients and organic wastes are in the water, the more oxygen is consumed by these bacteria.

Presence of other water solutes and use of treatment products reduce DO.

Given these facts, it’s just logical to conclude that ponds need additional help to keep topping-up their exhausted dissolved oxygen supplies.

However, some unconvinced pond owners argue that their ponds have been problem-free even without using pond aerators.

Maybe so, but as your pond gets older, more organic sediments accumulate, fish get bigger and aerobic bacteria multiply.

Increased demand of oxygen soon takes a serious toll on your water’s oxygen levels and it is just a matter of time before problems surface up.

Why Air Pumps and Not Any Other Pond Aerators:

There are different sorts of pond aerators available to address pond aeration. However, tests show that pond air pumps are most efficient in diffusing sufficient oxygen throughout the body of water and not only on the surface.
Because pond air pumps rely on air movement to oxygenate, the rate of oxygen diffused is relatively higher than other pond aerators that rely on water movement, like waterfalls and venturis.

So with efficient pond or lake aerators, you can be certain to get the following benefits:

Prevention of fish death due to oxygen depletion.

Keep useful aerobic bacteria active.

Promote the break-down of toxic substances in the water, like ammonia and nitrite.

Stop the release of toxic gases due to lack of oxygen.

Avoid rotten egg smell coming out of your pond caused by production of toxic gases.

Inhibit the growth of unsightly algae.

Help maintain clear water.

Raised oxygen levels in filters resulting to improved filter performance. Mainly for recirculatory systems.

Healthier Fish.

Will Any Type of Air Pump Do?

Not any kind of pond air pump will guarantee you the above benefits. To get the most out of a pond air pump, it is extremely important to choose the right size and quality. To find out what size of air pump will be efficient enough for your pond, calculate how many litres your pond has and calculate the size of air pump needed.

In terms of quality, just like you can’t expect the perks of a Rolls Royce from a Kia, so you can’t expect to gain equal advantages from different types of air pumps. If the “Rolls Royce” of air pumps at a reasonable price is what you want, then Resun Air Pumps are the best pond aerators for you.

These are “THE” top of the line pond air pumps used for many years in fish ponds and earthen ponds for their high performance, reliability, energy efficiency and ultra silent operation.

This air pump comes complete with additional Accessories added by us to make Installation hassle free and easily outperforms conventional air pumps.

Regardless of its size, a pond should not be without an efficient air pump.

Order the right size and quality air pumps for your fish farms now.

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Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by cattlefarming01: 3:46pm On Jul 13
Benefits of Fish - Zyme

1. Reduces cost of feeding

2. Reduces water pollution

3. Increases oxygen content in pond

4. Increases fish growth and weight

5. Reduces rate of water change.

6. Increase profit.

How To Use

For Pond Conditioning

Simply dilute one bottle of fish - Zyme into 20 litre of water and apply what every change of water pour into 4 corners of the pond

For Pond Fertilization

Simply dilutes 2 bottles into the pond and allow for 72 hours wash normally and stock.


For Feed Preparation

Simply add 20mls to 5kg of feed or just sprinkle over the feed.

For more inquiries or delivery of product to your location kindly contact us on 08033492090 ( Call or WhatsApp)

To learn more about our products visit www.zenithenergyenzyme.com

Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by jagadab: 8:31am On Jul 21
Please what's the current market price of coppens 2mm and Ziegler 2mm, which is better for post fingerlings
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by stancod(m): 5:56pm On Jul 21
Good day Royal Farmers
Am pleased to inform you that post Fry's and fingerlings are available if interested please contact 080-738-94585. Pics attached below.



Pls I lost my contacts on my signature. Thanks

Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by kizwid(m): 9:54pm On Jul 23
joeybillz:
would advice you get the tanks or containers covered because constant direct sunlight would is water change can help in controlling these algaes.
The colour of the fish habitat influences the fish colour,there is actually nothing to worry about that.
Good evening sir.. I hope you having a great weekend..
please I have some questions I need to ask about fish farming..
first.. I have someone putting me through the practical knowledge of the business who happen to be the person that want to sell fish (fingerlins ) for me now... when we are making the planning he made me understand with 500k to 600k will be enough to fed the 2000 fishes ( about 100k for foreign food and the rest for self made food) to the point of sale.. please is this true? and it is advisable to make food by myself, as he claims he will teach me as time goes on

my second question is... before putting the fishes inside the earthen pond.. is it advisable to put for them in rubber or concrete pond for better monitoring or I should put them directly into the earthen
Re: Hidden Truths About Catfish Business!!! by santislim8(m): 8:51pm On Jul 24
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