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20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 10 – Feed Loading

The final part of our 20 ton Tilapia fish farm design puzzle, the full feed loading on the system.  We take a detailed look at the loading for the aquaculture farm over the production period for all of the batches …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 9 – Daily Feed

Now we get down into the design and work out our daily feed rates for each week in production on our 20 ton Tilapia farm.  From our previous calculations on feed, we break it down into each stage and watch …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 8 – Feed Calculations

Making feed estimations for our 20 ton tilapia farm will define the life support systems for the aquaculture system.  We will use the feed conversion ratio to determine the daily feed rate for each stage of growth.  The FCR is …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 7 – Tanks DIY

Making tanks onsite is my preferred method when building farms because shipping costs for “air” is expensive especially if the manufacturer is not close by.  If you have some skills to put tanks together onsite or you can contract someone …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 6 – Tanks

Now we understand our batching through our production and our previous density calculations on our 20 ton tilapia farm design, we move onto defining the tank sizes and number of fish tanks through each stage.   There is two parts to …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 5 – Stocking

With more understanding how moralities effect our tilapia fish farm design we move onto stocking calculations which help determine the tank size and loading rates for our life support systems later in the series.  Fish stocking densities can be confusing …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 4 – Mortality

In our previous stage Production Staging, we worked through the biosecurity, growing stages, and growth of our fish in our farm design.  Now we go into detail mortality losses, intentional and unintentional, and how they impact our 20 ton Tilapia …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 3 – Production Staging

Production planning for our 20 ton tilapia farm begins where we take our 0.5 gram fry into our quarantine and grow them out through the planned stages until harvest.  We estimate growth and time for each stage based on the …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 2 – Conditions

We now progress with out 20 ton Tilapia farm design and look a little closer at some of the conditions in the culture that will effect the growth of your fish.  Such as temperature, their condition, mortality/ culling rates and …

20 Ton Tilapia Farm – Part 1 – Production

Starting from the basics of designing a fish farm, lets take a look at how we arrive as some of the first steps to design criteria which will lead us into in-depth calculations for production.  First we have to start …

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