Tilapia Fish Farming books present the reader with all the Know-how skills needed for Tilapia fish farming now.!
Tilapia fish may very well be labeled Tilpia the Super-Fish. Tilapia is a fish commercially raised or farmed for its rapid growth, resiliency to adverse conditions, profitability and above all, its delicious tasted that has gained it the favor of consumers world wide. Its white delicious and tender meat without bones makes it a favorite on any table. Tilapia has become the 5th most consumed fish by Americans, behind onlyTuna fish. In terms of farming Tilapia has been praised for its outstanding traits. It can grow from a few grams in a few days to sexual maturity in fewer than 90 days, then it may be ready for reproduction spawning up to 850 eggs per female and then a few months later it is ready for commercial markets. Tilapia reaches 4 to 5 pouns in about 7 to 9 months. Tilapia fish is known as a 'mouth-brooding' specie because female fish carry their offspring in their mouth for protection several week enhancing their survival rate up to 95% - unheard young survival rate in any animal specie. Tilapia can grow up to 1 pound in 1 gallon of recycle water or about 55 pounds of fish in 55 gallons of water. This trait and many others makes Tilapia a top choice for home growing or commercial farming. In about 3 acress of land, one can raise 1 steer for beef or about 30,000 pounds of Tilapia....simply an amazing fish.!...That has gained Tilapia fish the label of the Super-fish of modern times forecasted to satiate the hunger of the world with its fast growth and resistance to most parasites and infirmities. This book is for the novice as well as the expert fish farmer. The manual will guide you on how to grow Tilapia at home or in a farming setting. You will be introduced to Tilapia's history, anatomy, physiology, reproduction, growth, fingerlings care, feeding practices, water needs, feeding cost-saving options, infections and medications for treatment, breeding trends, oxygen demands and perils, energy usage in farming setting, diet formulas preparation, water recyling systems and filtration, markets outlook and much more....in quick and easy to read Tilapia farming 'practical manual'.