News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

agricultural limestone

Health & Welfare

Lime plays crucial role in aquaculture pond management

Agricultural limestone is widely used to improve pH and alkalinity in aquaculture ponds. There is considerable use of lime in aquaculture to disinfect pond bottoms and water, to attempt to control pH, and various other reasons. 

Responsibility

The importance of liming materials in aquaculture

Liming is an important management tool for preparing aquaculture ponds between and during production cycles. Several products are sometimes used in aquaculture for liming production ponds, including agricultural limestone, calcium silicate (CaSiO3) and sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3).