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Colored LED lights can influence shrimp growth, water quality in biofloc culture

Pacific white shrimp reared with green and red lights grew much larger but showed little differences for survival, feed conversion or productivity. 

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Building a better shrimp nursery, part 2
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Health & Welfare

Building a better shrimp nursery, part 2

Shrimp nursery systems offer the shrimp industry an important opportunity to increase profits, by helping produce strong, healthy and uniform juveniles with significant potential for compensatory growth after their transfer for final pond grow-out. Biofloc technology and water quality are critical components of shrimp nursery systems.