FAQ — Shrimp Farming

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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What is the reason for running mortality ?

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Reasons of running mortality - White muscle disease - Bacterial white tail disease - NHP(Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis ) - Harmful and toxic Algae - H2S.(soil- foul odor of rotten eggs)

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