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

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Aquafeeds

What is the best carbon-nitrogen ratio for biofloc systems?

A recent study at the Federal University of Rio Grande in Brazil showed that it is possible to reduce the C:N ratio in biofloc cultures, to decrease the water volume used and the total suspended solids produced, with resulting savings. 

Responsibility

Optimizing tilapia biofloc technology systems, part 3

The economic and environmental performance of tilapia biofloc technology systems are compared against other conventional tilapia grow-out production systems, highlighting the merits of BFT as a competitive and sustainable alternative low-cost intensive feedlot technology. 

Responsibility

Optimizing tilapia biofloc technology systems, part 2

Chambo Fisheries, one of the world’s largest tilapia biofloc tank farms and the largest in Africa, has developed its own, on-farm production of specialized feeds and procedures to optimize feed applications and feeding rates.