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3/21/2012

MARICRIS B. YUTIGA

PREFACE:

TILAPIA: >VERY GOOD type of fish because:


It can be reared in all the tropical areas
It can be reared by people who are illiterate and poor

This powerpoint intends to provide all the basic ideas about the rearing of tilapia.
3/21/2012 MARICRIS B. YUTIGA

INTRODUCTION: TILAPIA:
ordinary hardy fish can be reared by anyone

in the tropics who has even very poor pond condition to rear them we do not need any special technical knowledge
3/21/2012 MARICRIS B. YUTIGA

INTRODUCTION: TILAPIA:
maintenance is least costly

feeding is very easy and simple


they multiply themselves very

fast and in great number


MARICRIS B. YUTIGA

3/21/2012

INTRODUCTION:
Even the man who has only very little land and a very small pond or tank can rear them for his own home use or for sale. TILAPIA: poor mans aquaculture special fish

3/21/2012

MARICRIS B. YUTIGA

INTRODUCTION:
Temperature Range for Tilapia Growth
45 40 35
30 25 20 15 10 5 0 MINIMUM (12-13C) 3/21/2012 OPTIMUM MAXIMUM (20-30C) (40C-ABOVE)

MARICRIS B. YUTIGA

INTRODUCTION: TILAPIA:
respiratory demands are least easily transported from one place to other

3/21/2012

MARICRIS B. YUTIGA