Biofloc technology holds potential for carnivorous fish species
Nicholas Romano, Ph.D.Akeem Babatunde Dauda, M.S.
African catfish juveniles perform well, but benefits depend on carbon source, C:N ratio African catfish juveniles actively swimming in an outdoor biofloc-based system at Universiti Putra Malaysia. Biofloc technology is a water quality management strategy that requires adding a carbon source – such as sugars, glycerol or complex carbohydrates – that stimulates heterotrophic bacterial growth,…
Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Agriculture Universiti Putra Malaysia 43400, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia; and Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Federal University Dutsin-Ma PMB 5001, Dutsin-Ma Katsina State, Nigeria