Managing the accumulation of organic matter deposited on the bottom of shrimp ponds . . . Do chemical and biological probiotics really work?
Stanislaus Sonnenholzner; Claude Boyd
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World Aquaculture Society
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Abstract: Accumulation of organic matter increases oxygen demand and the development of reducing and acidic conditions in bottoms soils. Deterioration of soil and water quality in aquaculture systems is often associated with decomposition of organic matter over time. Several commercial products currently used in shrimp ponds in Ecuador to accelerate
decomposition of organic matter during the fallow period were evaluated. Two ponds were used, one with a salinity of 10