Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

Carbon-nitrogen ratios in pond fertilization and biofloc systems

Correct amount of carbohydrates an important management consideration Efficient biofloc aquaculture systems require continuous additions of carbohydrates to maintain a high rate of biofloc formation and adequately support cultured animals. Note shrimp postlarvae and dense biofloc particles. Photo by Fernando Huerta. The ratio of carbon to nitrogen (C/N ratio) has been used to assess the status…

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  • Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences
    Auburn University
    Auburn, Alabama 36849 USA