Reasons why Catfish becomes Restless inside the pond: Signs, Causes and Control

Most times some catfish farmers complain that they got to their pond and discovered that the fishes were rubbing their bodies against the wall of the pond. Well the common cause of this is when fish are having skin disease or when their water has become too dirty. From practical experience, dirty and turbid water is usually responsible for this. Commonly, if it is due to dirty water, changing the water immediately will make the condition subside. In the case of water get bad faster, there are three major things…

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Things to do to make your catfish grow faster within a short period of time

Most times, some fish farmers ask if I can recommend any drug that can make their catfish grow faster within a short period of time. Well, I will not like to recommend the use of drug in aiding fish growth but will rather prefer giving you tips on some good management practices that can enable your fish grow faster especially with regards to feeding the fish with high quality feed of enough quantity. Do regular sorting to reduce competition that may affect the growth of some fishes. These will help…

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Anti-stress and its importance for fishes

Really, fishes (either fingerlings or juveniles) do pass through a lot of stress in the cause of cropping them, transporting and stocking them in the pond where they will grow to table size. The extent of the stress depends on the distance covered in transporting them, the time of the day they were transported and how they were handled during stocking. Therefore, if you notice that they were stressed in the cause of of all these, giving them anti-stress is necessary. You can as well consult an expert for the…

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How to identify and Treat Diseases on your fish Farm

It is possible for your fish not to have any disease. However, this is only possible if you take every precaution at preventing diseases which include adequate and proper feeding, good water maintenance and prevention of stressful conditions. All these are based on the assumption that your fishes either fingerlings or juveniles are gotten from a very good source where possible diseases from the hatchery have been eliminated. So it is possible for your fish not to be sick at all but adequate attention must be given to them in…

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The possible market outlet for Table Fishes

Fishes can be sold to the middle women and men that will re-sell; it can also be sold to restaurants and pepper soup joints. Arrangements can be made with big eateries where continental dishes are served. Importation is also a possibility depending on the capacity of your fish farm. In a nutshell, fish is consumed by the vast majority and you are sure of having your fish disposed anytime they are ready for sell. It is also advisable that some fish farmers associations within your localities for possible linking with…

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