Friday, August 23, 2013

How tilapia grow in aquaponics

Tilapia Growth Chart


About 4 to 6 weeks from hatching, fingerlings should be about 1 gram, if culture temperatures are in the mid 80's (degrees F). The following table assumes that warm temperature range, moderate to aggressive feeding, in terms of percent biomass per day, and also assumes that fish stocking densities do not exceed 80kg per cubic meter (about 2/3rds pound per gallon)

How tilapia grow in aquaponics
How tilapia grow in aquaponics

D. Koster


Share this article on Facebook to help me with blogging to use this link


This is the target average weight of the individual fish.

Week 1, about 3 grams Week 2, 5 g

Wk 3, 7g

Wk 4, 10g

Wk 5, 13g

Wk 6, 18g

Wk 7, 23g

Wk 8, 29g

Wk 9, 37g

Wk 10, 45g

Wk 11, 60g

Wk 12, 78g

Wk 13, 97g

Wk 14, 118g

Wk 15, 140g

Wk 16, 162g

Wk 17, 184g

Wk 18, 207g

Wk 19, 231g

Wk 20, 256g

Wk 21, 282g

Wk 22, 309g

Wk 23, 337g

Wk 24, 365g

Wk 25, 393g

Wk 26, 422g

Wk 27, 451g......about 7 months, about 1 pound now.

Wk 28, 480g

Wk 29, 509g

Wk 30, 538g

Wk 31, 567g

Wk 32, 596g

Wk 33, 625g

Wk 34, 654g

Wk 35, 683.......about 9 months, about 1.5 pounds now.



Aquaponics - Commercial aquaponics - Hydroponics - Grow bed