FAQ — Aquaculture

White Feces Syndrome Disease

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White feces syndrome (WFS) of shrimp refers to the condition where digestive tract malfunctions and feces turns into white. WFS is generally characterized by floating feces white strings on the water surface and they can also be found in the check tray.

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Be aware of EHP, it may wipe out your farm profits

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EHP infection (Hepatopancreatic microsporidiosis) is one of the serious deadly disease in shrimp farms that cause heavy economic loss. Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) is a microsporidian parasite that replicates within epithelial cells of hepatopancrease which leads to growth problems in cultured

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How to Overcome Improper Moulting?

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Shrimp generally molt every three to eight weeks and it takes a correct amount of Iodine to promote proper shrimp molting.

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Why my shrimp (Vannamei) shows poor growth or stunned growth?

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The growth of your shrimp mainly depends on the above factors. Farmers should check these parameters regularly. High FCR leads to increased feeding and high production cost.

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What is the problem of hardshell ?

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Due to excess level of hardness, exoskeleton of animal changed from normal to hard like rubber that is called hardshell of P.vannamei. Reasons for Hardshell - Excess hardness, Excess alkalinty, Excess iron contents.

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