Role of Natural Zeolite in Improving Water Quality, Performance and Health Status of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus L.) in Earthen Ponds
Published on: 08/14/2019
Author/s : Samir M. Saeed 1; Ahmed F. Fath El-Bab 2; Mohamed T. Shehab El-Din 3 and Ibrahim H. Ibrahim 4.
/ 1 Limnology Dept, 2 Fish Production Dept, 3 Fish Diseases Dept, Sakha Aquaculture Research Unit, 4 Fish Genetics & Breeding Dept. Central Laboratory for Aquaculture Research, Abbassa, Agriculture Research Center, Egypt.
Water quality is determined by some variables like temperature, transparency, turbidity, water colour, carbon dioxide, pH, alkalinity, hardness, unionized ammonia (NH3), nitrite and nitrate (Saeed, 2013; Saeed and Abdel-Mageed, 2011; Chandra Das et al., 2005). For improving water quality and decreasing ammonia toxicity, there are several possible methods including zeolite addition (U.S.EPA, 2007; ...