Importance of Minerals and Supplements in Aquaculture

In Aquaculture it is very important to monitor the mineral supplements the species required.  The ratio and proportional of the minerals should be known properly. It is said that the mineral supplements should be given in proper ratio. Failing to do so might affect the production efficiency, species health, End production quality.

General role of Minerals :

  • Essential constituents of skeletal structures such as bones and teeth.
  • Maintenance of osmotic pressure, and thus regulate the exchange of water and solutes within the animal body.
  • Serve as structural constituents of soft tissues.
  • Essential for the transmission of nerve impulses and muscle contraction.
  • Play a vital role in the acid-base equilibrium of the body, and thus regulate the pH of the blood and other body fluids.
  • Essential components of many enzymes, vitamins, hormones, and respiratory pigments, or as cofactors in metabolism, catalysts and enzyme activators.

Functions :

Iron Respiratory pigments Haemoglobin and myoglobin
Zinc 80 metalloenzymes, including carbonic anhydrase
Manganese Bone Formation
Copper Formation of melanin pigment and skin pigmentation
Iodine Thyroid hormones, improves metabolic rate of all body processes
Chromium cholesterol and amino acid metabolism.
Selenium Removes stress

Uses of Minerals and supplements in Aquaculture

  • Maintains level of salinity of pond, pH.
  • Purifies water and improves dissolved oxygen content in the pond
  • Prevents diseases, helps in physical and chemical treatment
  • Improvement of the nutritional value of food
  • Enzymatic contribution to digestion
  • Inhibition of pathogens
  • Ammonia content
  • Growth promoting factors
  • Improvement in immune system
  • Improves the water quality.

We have the best Minerals and Supplement products available online at Aquadeals , which are aqua farmers most preferred choices. Major brands of Minerals and Supplements are below


SKS Bio Products LTD

De Generic Bio – Tech Private Limited

Sanzyme LTD

Matrix sea Foods India Pvt Ltd

Biostadt India Limited

C P Aquaculture Pvt. Ltd


Aries Agro (STB Marketing Pvt Ltd)


Raja Sree Bio Solutions

Gentle Bio-Sciences

Will Pharmaceutical

Sterline Bio Remedies

Abode Biotech India Pvt Ltd

Devee Biologicals Pvt Ltd


Srinivasa Cystine

Nexell Laboratories pvt. ltd

Leo Aqua Laboratories

Vet Win International

Microl Remedies

J.S. Pharma Chem


For U International

Nutri Bio Pharma

Reddy Drugs(KGR Marketing)

Growel Formulations PVt Ltd

PVS Laboratories

RajShree Bio Solutions

Marine Aqua Technologies

Aqua Tech Formulations

Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Bio Genetics

Guybro Chemicals

Southern Minerals


Coromandal Biotech Industries india limited

Blue Labs

KSK Biotech

Danya Tharu Aqua


Biomed Techno Ventures

Trust Biotech

Alpha Biologicals

Sujala Biotech

Commercial Grade

Success of Aquaculture also depends on the use of proper minerals and supplements and understanding the the importance of this will productive results.


Source: Aquadeals

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