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Comparing biofloc, clear-water and hybrid RAS systems as tilapia nurseries

Leo J. Fleckenstein Thomas W. Tierney, M.S. Andrew J. Ray, Ph.D.
animal health and welfare aquaculture

Results show that hybrid systems tend to perform better in all metrics This study examined differences in fish performance and water quality dynamics between biofloc, clear water and hybrid systems as nurseries for tilapia. Indoor, closed aquaculture systems are becoming more popular, especially for some species like Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) producers in the United…

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  • Leo J. Fleckenstein

    Leo J. Fleckenstein

    Corresponding author
    Research Assistant
    Division of Aquaculture
    Kentucky State University
    103 Athletic Rd.
    Frankfort, KY 40601 USA

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  • Thomas W. Tierney, M.S.

    Thomas W. Tierney, M.S.

    Research Associate
    Division of Aquaculture
    Kentucky State University
    103 Athletic Rd.
    Frankfort, KY 40601 USA

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  • Andrew J. Ray, Ph.D.

    Andrew J. Ray, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Division of Aquaculture
    Kentucky State University
    103 Athletic Rd.
    Frankfort, KY 40601 USA
    www.ksuaquaculture.org

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