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close this bookBetter Farming Series 30 - Better Freshwater Fish Farming: the Fish (FAO, 1981, 48 p.)
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View the documentGrowing your own baby fish
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View the documentFeeding your big fish

Putting baby fish Into your big pond

86. When your new big pond is full of water, you have fertilized it and the water has become green enough, you are ready to put in the baby fish.

87. You already know that if you use Tilapia nilotica in a pond 15 by 15 metres, you will need 450 baby fish which are 5 centimetres or longer.

88. Put the baby fish gently into your big pond as you did with your first small pond. Items 70 to 76, in Booklet No. 27, will tell you how.

Put the baby fish into the big pond