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

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

Testing agricultural limestone in aquaculture ponds

This study of agricultural limestone from five different U.S. quarries determined that the samples had comparable chemical compositions but somewhat different solubilities in water. This procedure might be helpful in achieving better results when these products are used in the