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Sistemas de biofloc viables para producción de tilapia

Los sistemas de tecnología de biofloc bien diseñados y gestionados son una alternativa viable para la producción de diversas especies como la tilapia, para aumentar la eficiencia de los alimentos mediante la reducción de las necesidades de proteínas de alimentos 


Biofloc systems viable for tilapia production

Well-designed and managed biofloc technology systems are a viable alternative for production of various species like tilapia, to increase feed efficiency by lowering aquafeed protein requirements and to help reduce or eliminate effluent discharges. 

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The Bottom Line: Feeds and water quality revisited

Uneaten or undigested feed and their metabolic byproducts contribute to declines of water quality in aquaculture systems. Accordingly, feed and feeding techniques require continuous review. Reducing overfeeding is an important opportunity for improving feed conversion ratios.