Sectors - Aquaculture
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Answers to your aquaculture questions

Certain questions come up repeatedly from people eager to become involved in warm-water aquaculture in Southern Africa. This seems the right platform to raise and answer a few of these.
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Managing water temperature in winter

The high altitude in parts of Southern Africa can play havoc with temperature control on the sub-continent’s tilapia farms. There are, however, measures that can be implemented to counter this.
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Solar energy for aquaculture

Currently, relying on Eskom electricity for either business or pleasure, is a dangerous path to tread. Fish-rearing systems are no exception.
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The limits of stocking rates for aquaculture

In South Africa, open ponds for aquaculture are impractical due to our cool winters. And with the country’s electricity crisis, one can ill afford to adopt an indoor system that does not yield good results.
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A passion for fish farming

Aquaculture is a demanding career that requires perseverance and an abiding interest in fish. Unless you have the ‘fish bug’, rather consider running a fish-and-chip shop.
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Farming with ornamental fish

You don’t need an expensive system to produce top-quality ornamentals that can compete with fish from the Far East and elsewhere.
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Aquaculture: when a plan comes together

There is incontrovertible proof that aquaculture can flourish in Southern Africa. The secret to success lies in appropriate scale and top-class feed.
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SA aquaculture comes of age

Late to the game, South African fish farms are beginning to offer tasty, well-presented products that are attracting more and more consumers.
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Simple, proven technology for fish farming

There is much to be said for the reliability of proven filter designs, as opposed to newer ones where reliance on fragile, complicated technology could result in toxic water with dead or sick fish.
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Know your tilapia species

There are many factors to consider when selecting a tilapia species. Here, in a nutshell, are the main advantages and disadvantages of each one.
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