Hey Aquaponic Community, I have a question regarding purging. I have a commercial aquaculture system (recirculating aquaculture system) and an aquaponic system for my family.Recently I have taken out…Continue
"I agree with Chip. leave it to its natural process. I have unfortunate experience of making my own tumbler for the eggs for a couple of time, but ended up with unhatched eggs. But now, I let the mother do her job, and this time I have lots of fry. I…"
"At one point I had 300 fish in a 300 gallon tank, with 2 4x4 growbeds and a 4x8 floating raft. Rule #1, don't overstock a system - everything is on the edge and they had the algae flavor, Once the density got back down below 100…"
"Certainly can occur in RAS Syazwan.... often related to feed.... and certainly anyone selling fish commercially should probably purge before sale.. indeed it's often mandated...
But you shouldn't have any degree of algael growth in…"
"I have a RAS aquaculture, with 6 tanks. The off-flavours does occur in RAS. and we are not even using any chemicals or etc in the water. We have to purge this fish before selling them to the market. so in my opinion, where there are nutrients in the…"
""off flavours" commonly occur in pond based aquaculture... principally becuase it employs blue-green algael management...
Or, in some countries some sort of "fertilisation"...
Generally. neither "causes" are found in…"
"Yes, there is no 'off' flavors for me as well, these 'off' flavors are mostly present in my aquaculture system hence I have to purge them for a week in salt water. Just wondering why the 'off' flavors occur for…"
"I never noticed any "off" flavors in any of the fish we grew in aquaponics including, tilapia, channel catfish or bluegill. I think it is either just because of clean water or the fact that we net, kill, and clean the fish very…"
"Its going to be tough for me to only sell fillets here in Brunei, We Asian also like fish with bones also, I am not sure why, but mostly we buy our fish complete. haha. Might just purge the Tilapia in salt water for a week. "
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