Probiotics are micro organisms consumed to provide health benefits when consumed. They actually fight against any diseases and bad bacteria. They actually fight against bad bacteria and keeps the good bacteria. Probiotics are called as good bacteria.
As per the definition “The species normally used as probiotics in animal nutrition are usually non-pathogenic normal microflora, such as lactic-acid bacteria (Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, Lactococcus, Streptococcus and Enterococcus) and yeasts as Saccharomyces spp”.
Probiotics in Aquaculture:
probiotics concept in aquaculture had started a while ago stating that probiotics are micro organisms, when given in adequate amount is beneficial for the host. It is used for disease prevention and control in aquaculture.
Objectives of probiotics in Aquaculture
Provide essential nutrients
Fight against diseases that occur in the aqua species
Work on digestive system
Keep the species healthy
Disadvantages of probiotics:
They should be given considering the health of the species, growth rate and other conditions, also right quantity should be given in the right time. Negligence to do so might result in the complete loss of the aqua farming.
Probiotics which has the strong ability to antagonise host pathogens, non pathogenic to host, available at a reasonable low cost. There are different types of probiotics for different aqua species
Dosage and application also varies from one product to another but when application it should be spread evenly throughout the pond and should not use it very often.
However if you buy these products online at Aquadeals our trained technicians might also help/guide you with the dosage and application process. As you all know that Aquadeals is a one stop shop for all your Aqua farming needs you can get products of different brands and prices can be compared and you can choose the best product by checking the ratings
Major brands of Probiotics are listed below, do check it out.
The benefits of probiotics leads to successful Aquaculture.