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How to Start Freshwater Shrimp Farming

Freshwater shrimp, also called Malaysian prawn, are the species Macrobrachium rosenbergii, originally from Malaysia. These are relatively easy to aquaculture, b | See more about Shrimp Farming, Shrimp and Html. Photos from the site

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How to Start Freshwater Shrimp Farming

Freshwater shrimp, also called Malaysian prawn, are the species Macrobrachium rosenbergii, originally from Malaysia. These are relatively easy to aquaculture, but require large ponds with excellent filtration and water quality. Many shrimp farms have successfully employed a three-pond grow-out system, allowing for three harvests a year. Unlike its...

There are other fish species which are quite suitable for aquaponics, that might be available in your local area. In Europe many different species of carp are grown, within the United States such species as Bluegill are often available, while in Australia we also have a number of other native species like Sleepy cod which would be suitable.

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Farming freshwater prawns. A manual for the culture of the giant river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii)

Review: Crustacean Farming Crustacean farming is one of the world's fastest growing forms of aquaculture. It is a high-risk industry with potential for both substantial profits and serious losses. "Crustacean Farming," authored by John Wickins and Dan Lee, has been a principal reference for the commercial cultivation of shrimp, prawns, caryfish, lobsters, crabs and spiny lobsters. http://www.farmersmarketonline.com/bk/CrustaceanFarming.htm

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A firm that is responsible for a billionaire prawn farming initiative is to invest AU$800,000 (US$741,768) on the purchase and adaptation of aquaculture facilities in Exmouth, a strategy expected to bring production forward by a year. - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/warl-performs-strategic-investment-to-speed-prawn-mega-project/#sthash.2OetDdEC.dpuf

REPORT OF THE TRAINING COURSE ON PRAWN FARMING FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC More

The Professor says: “I can grow a crop of shrimp here every 120 days. If I raise the equivalent of 25,000 pounds per acre of water and I can get US$4 (€3.037) a pound that is a US$100,000 (€75,914) cash flow per acre of water every 120 days. That’s not soybeans.” - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/missouri-enters-shrimp-sustainable-farming/#sthash.PlKvtlsp.dpuf

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