How We Do Tilapia Farming?


Tilapia are a hardy, fast growing fish, that can live up to ten years and reach ten pounds in weight. Tilapia are shaped like a sunfish or crappie and are easily identifiable by the interrupted lateral line characteristic of the Chiclid family of fishes.

Pond Designing

Pond preparation is to be done intensively to enhance the fish production of the pond. Without proper preparation of the pond bottom if we start the fish culture technique it will create a huge problem and production will be of poor quality.
Process 1

Selecting Species

Good fish species has the following criteria, which are fast growth, short food chain, efficient conversion of food, ready acceptance of compounded feeds, good table quality, disease resistance, ease of breeding in captivity, and others.
Process 2

Feeding the Fish

Tilapia fish can be fed plant materials like leaves, cassava, sweet potato, cane, maize, papaya, and various waste products like rice bran, fruit, cottonseed cake and coffee pulp.
Process 3

Fish Harvesting

Harvesting or processing involves selecting tilapia, moving them to a finishing pond, killing them humanely in a way that respects what they are providing and then removing their filets.
Process 4