Category Archive: Experimental fish farm

Dec 11

Freestate Province Community Catfish Farm

We have had a busy year up in the Freestate doing some upgrading of catfish facilities built for the Department of Agriculture some years back. There are six different projects situated in an arc that runs from Pertrusburg through Koffiefontein, Fauresmith, Springfontein, Bethuli and Zastron. We started with our work about a year ago. Its …

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Mar 26

Selling Tilapia in the Informal Sector

Some weeks ago we needed to free up some space in one of our tanks for smaller fish that were growing beyond the capacity of their tanks. We harvested two hundred plus tilapia around 180 grams each. These were standard grey mozambique tilapia that had not been growing particularly fast. We gave them to one …

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Jan 14

Experimental fish farm in the yard at Deep Blue Aqua

I don’t recall whether I have mentioned this before but we run a small experimental fish farm in the yard adjacent our factory in Gordon’s Bay. We use this as a trial facility for any new equipment we are developing or testing. We have an agricultural tunnel with a series of tanks running on recirculation. …

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