What is the solution for black Gill damage?

Posted by Kumaran J on

Brownish to blackish discoloration on the gills it's called brown/black gill diseases.


  1. High content of dissolved organic matter and turbidity
  2. Poor water quality & bottom.
  3. Unhealthy algae crashing & foaming.
  4. Unhealthy shrimp ( secondary infection)
  5. Fouling organisms, fungus, ciliated protozoan, bacteria.

Control Techniques:

  1. Water exchange
  2. dissolved organic matter sedimentation in the water(lime application)
  3. Biotic & abiotic agent treatment (Chemical)
  4. Bottom & water waste bio-degradation.
  5. Avoid over feeding.
  6. Sufficient aeration inputs.
  7. Maintain good healthy algae in pond

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