Water Quality in Aquaculture

 

Water Quality in Aquaculture
Water Quality in Aquaculture

 

Type of cultured organism, size, age and many other factors are important when culturing an organism. But when it comes to fish farms, water quality is the most important factor that controls the whole process and as the quality increases, production increases. Water quality is significantly affects the organism’s health and prod.

uction and the associated cost of the farm and if it’s not being monitored, fish will be living in a danger environment leading to many diseases, deaths and extra cost to solve these issues. The conditions of the water varies with the species being cultured, so, water parameters should monitored all the time to ensure the growth of the species and to keep the sustainability of the farm. The water parameters that are common between different farms are; pH, DO, Temperature, Turbidity and Ammonia. There is also, salinity and TDS, and they are being monitored depending on the type of water. Monitoring water quality is essential, and it will help in saving the fish in case of any danger.
Safer water leads to better fish!



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