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

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Responsibility

Removing cyanobacteria and associated toxins in aquaculture ponds

Results of this study demonstrated that a commercial, granular, SCP-based algaecide corresponding to 2.5 mg/L H2O2 can be recommended as an eco-friendly strategy to effectively remove populations of the cyanobacterium Planktothrix sp. without compromising water quality or other plankton communities.  

Health & Welfare

The pros and cons of sodium percarbonate

Cleaning is part of the daily management to ensure adequate rearing conditions, but additional water treatment is occasionally required to further improve the water quality. A disinfectant like sodium percarbonate can reduce the bacterial load.