Shrimp Farming — Aquaculture

Water Quality Management for Growth of Shrimp

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Water Quality Management for Growth of Shrimp

Water quality management is basically the management of water quality parameters daily to keep it in optimal conditions for growth of shrimp. This is very important to prevent the shrimp experience stress that can accelerate the shrimp to various diseases. The water parameters that should be monitored routinely in ponds during culture period are temperature, pH, salinity, dissolved oxygen and transparency. The pH should be in optimum level of 7.5 to 8.5 and should not vary more than 0.5 in a day. Variations in salinity not exceeding 5 ppt in a day will help in reducing stress on the shrimp. The...

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White Fecal Disease in Shrimp Farming Aquaculture

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White Fecal Disease in Shrimp Farming Aquaculture
White feces disease (WFD) is one of the most serious problems in shrimp culture. Diseased shrimp tend to be darker in color and after some time their bodies will lose firmness and become soft and limp, and eventually will die.

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