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Aquafeeds

Testing dietary potassium diformate in Pacific white shrimp

Research from experimental trials demonstrate that dietary potassium diformate improves survival, growth and productivity in Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei), including in the presence of the Gram-negative, pathogenic bacterium V. harveyi. 

Aquafeeds

Improving productivity, efficiency in Asian sea bass aquaculture

The effects of the dietary acidifier and feed additive potassium diformate (KDF) were tested in diets of juvenile Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) in Thailand. Results show that including KDF at 0.5 percent in the diets can help improve growth, survival