Large-Scale Biofloc Tank Culture of Tilapia in Malawi – a Technical Success Story

Published on: 12/05/2018
Author/s : Ray Kourie / Chief Technical Officer, SustAqua Fish Farms.

Malawi — a Fish Eating Nation Although Malawi is endowed with the ninth largest lake in the world and the third largest and second deepest lake in Africa, overfishing resulted in the collapse of the tilapia fishery around 1990- 1991. Tilapia, known locally as chambo, is the country’s favorite fish and now costs from US$ 4.00-8.00/kg (R55-110/ kg) for whole or live fish. This is a res...

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December 5, 2018

Can you explain to me about water preparation for Bioflok, ingredients, their Quantity in 1000 lt. of water, and other required processes?

Dilip Jha Dilip Jha
December 12, 2018

Thanks a lot for the information. It is better to start with fundamentals of Biofloc technology.

February 18, 2019
More about. Biofloc fish farming
February 18, 2019

I would like to know more about biofloc tetechnology.
How to make floc?
What are the types of fishes to be grown in biofloc?
Can we grow fishes in tarpolin tank?
What is the density of such tanks?
How to maintain ammonia and ph value of water?

February 27, 2019
Tarpolin tank. . 10000lt. .
February 18, 2019
Dear Atul, Dilip and Sujith

I will respond very soon. I'm very tied up chasing a deadline on an important task at the moment. Give me a couple of days.

August 4, 2019
Interested in biofloc
amit malhan amit malhan
August 20, 2019

Hi, please mail me just want to know about biofloc farming and can we done in one acre in open water?

August 25, 2019
what are the procedure to formulate the probiotic in bio floc
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