Share this
Rate this post

Fish farming is the breeding and rearing of fish in a restricted water environment, with the aim of achieving the highest possible production. Fish are poikilothermic vertebrates that live in water. They move with the aid of fins and breath with gills. Fish have an average life span of 3years although they can live up to five years.

To start a fish farm, certain factors must be considered. These include:
Water availability
Ensure that the area is not stony
The land must have a good water retention capacity
The water retention capacity I was taught, can be checked by digging the ground (about 1 or 1.5m), filling it with water and checking after one or two days if the water had been sucked up or not.
An ideal land for fish farming should retain a large part of the water.If the land did not retain water, then the only option would be to plaster the inside of the pond with clay.

A fish pond is a natural or artificial body of water usually smaller than a lake with fish in it. Fish ponds can be made with plastics (tank) tarpaulin and wood(VAT),concrete or earthen ponds.
The fish size, age and quantity are factors that determine the size and modifications of a fish pond.
Some Common ponds
This is the pond where fertilized eggs were kept. , the hatching pond is made with concrete and the inside lined with tiles. The pond is fitted with taps above it to supply water to the pond. On the floor of the pond is a net with stones keeping it in place. There is a pipe that led to the water outlet. This pipe is perforated and covered with net to prevent the larva from flowing out with the water.
it is made with plastic (tank or container) with two pipes, above and by the lower side for injecting and removing water. It is widely used in many places where concrete or earthen ponds would not be convenient.
This is the type of pond used in most Farms. The ponds vary in dimensions. The pond I visited on inspection last week measures:
25ft (Lenght) X 25ft(width) X 4ft5(depth)
The hatching pond measure 4ft (length) X 4ft(width) X 4ft(depth).
The ponds are each half covered with palm fronds on top, to shield off direct sunlight. Each is fitted with an inlet pipe and outlet pipe to regulate water.

People also use earthen ponds made with clay. In earthen ponds, the fish are not fed regularly because the earthen pond resembles their natural habitat. The earthen pond could be up to 5 feet. It is highly practiced by people in the riverine areas.
This type of pond is mobile and mainly for small scale fishing practice. It is made with wood/plank and tarpaulin mounted on a solid base above the ground.
The VAT mobile pond requires relatively lower capital to set up than the concrete and plastic ponds.

Related Post

The following two tabs change content below.
Like this

26 thoughts on “True Story”

  1. It is the best time to make a few plans for the future
    and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this submit and if
    I may I wish to counsel you some fascinating issues or advice.
    Maybe you can write next articles regarding this article.
    I wish to read even more things approximately it!

  2. I just want to tell you that I’m very new to blogging and site-building and really loved this blog. Likely I’m likely to bookmark your site . You definitely have excellent posts. Thanks a lot for sharing your blog.

  3. Howdy fantastic website! Does running a blog such as this take a great deal of work? I’ve absolutely no expertise in programming but I was hoping to start my own blog soon. Anyway, should you have any ideas or techniques for new blog owners please share. I know this is off topic nevertheless I just had to ask. Kudos!

  4. Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I
    find It really useful & it helped me out much.

    I hope to give something back and help others like you helped me.

  5. Simply want to say your article is as astounding. The clearness on your publish is just great and that i can assume you
    are an expert in this subject. Well with your
    permission allow me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated
    with impending post. Thanks one million and please continue the
    gratifying work.

  6. First of all I want to say great blog! I had
    a quick question which I’d like to ask if you don’t mind. I was curious to know
    how you center yourself and clear your mind prior to writing.
    I have had a difficult time clearing my thoughts in getting my ideas out.
    I truly do enjoy writing but it just seems like the
    first 10 to 15 minutes are lost simply just trying to figure out how to begin. Any recommendations or tips?

  7. Hi! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this post reminds me
    of my previous room mate! He always kept talking about this.
    I will forward this write-up to him. Fairly certain he
    will have a good read. Thank you for sharing!

  8. Hey very cool site!! Guy .. Beautiful .. Wonderful ..
    I will bookmark your site and take the feeds additionally?

    I am glad to find so many helpful info right here within the publish,
    we want develop more strategies on this regard, thanks for sharing.
    . . . . .

  9. Thank you for tһе sensible critique. Мe ɑnd my neighbor were just preparing
    tߋ do a little research on tһis. We got a grab ɑ book
    from our local library Ьut Ӏ think I learned
    morе cleaг from tһis post. I am ᴠery glad to see suсh magnificent
    info Ьeing shared freely out tһere.

  10. Hi to all, how is everything, I think every one is getting
    more from this site, and your views are nice in support of new visitors. Brenda, NEW JERSEY

  11. I’m impressed, I must say. Rarely do I cоme across
    a blog that’s bоth equally educative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nal on the head.Τhe problem is something whiϲh too feᴡw
    men and women are speaking intelligently about.

    Ι’m veгy appy I found this іn my hunt for something concerning this.

  12. Greetings! I’ve been reading your blog for a long time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout
    out from New Caney Tx! Just wanted to say keep up the great job!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *