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Tips for guessing weight

Is there a scale (or rule of thumb) to estimate a tilapia’s approximate weight by knowing it length? I would like to look at a fish and say…

Started by NTS

11 May 31, 2013
Reply by Robert Rowe

Tilapia as 'graisers'

I was wondering how well tilapia do as an algae controlling graiser. I'm talking about the surface growth.

Started by Pat James

5 May 23, 2013
Reply by Pat James

NY Times Article about Tilapia

The NY Times put out an article today about tilapia that is fairly critical of the species from both environmental impact (poor waste manag…

Started by Sylvia Bernstein

4 May 10, 2013
Reply by James Stratton

Breeding Tilapia

Just thought this group should have a discussion specifically about breeding these fish, since they are the easy ones to breed your own. W…

Started by TCLynx

23 Jan 31, 2013
Reply by Larry Reinhardt

Pond size

I bought this pond today for my tilapias.  The size is: 1.65M long, 1.30M wide and 50cm high. It can hold up to 350 Liters (about 90 gallon…

Started by Hydroponics Curacao

17 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Hydroponics Curacao

As my Tilapia mature ...

My fingerling tilapia are beginning to mature, The 20 fingerlings were introduced to the empty fish tank in March and are growing bigger ea…

Started by Bob Vento

22 Aug 1, 2012
Reply by Hydroponics Curacao

State rules for importing/raising tilapia

Hello all, I'm a newbie to aquaponics, and I am trying to figure out the regulations for raising Tilapia in New Mexico.  I googled it, and…

Started by Kelly Hufft

10 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Cash Olsen

Feeding Tilapia

Taking TCLynx's lead, I also thought this group might want to discuss feed.  What are you using?  If commercial, what kind?  If not, how ar…

Started by Sylvia Bernstein

15 Jul 21, 2012
Reply by J Shocklie

Raising Shrimp/Prawns with Tilapia

This is a discussion for those interested in raising shrimp in their aquaponic systems. First things first. Shrimp vs. Prawn As I researche…

Started by Sheri Schmeckpeper

0 Mar 31, 2012

Jumpin Jiminy!

So I recently moved my fish out from the basement to their summer home, 300 gallon horse trough lined with billboard vinyl, properly cycled…

Started by David Nabong

8 Jun 27, 2011
Reply by Sylvia Bernstein


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