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Tropical Aquaculture Lab celebrates 25 years helping fish farmers, aquarium enthusiasts

October 27, 2021

RUSKIN, Fla. --- Aquarium hobbyists count on the hard work of tropical fish farmers to supply the species they adore. Think barbs, tetras, angelfish and more. As a UF/IFAS multi-county tropical aquaculture Extension agent nearly 30 years ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: 25th Anniversary, Angelfish, Aquariums, Craig Watson, Diseases, Extension, Fish Veterinarian, Invasive Species, Roy Yanong, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tetras, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, Tropical Fish Farming

Few aquarium fish come from salt water; with research, that’s changing

July 8, 2020

Tropical fish hobbyists are pretty serious about their pastime. So much so that it’s a $40 million-a-year industry in the United States. Most of the fish in home tanks come from fresh water. Only about 10% are raised in salt water, according ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aquariums, Blue Tang, Dory, Eric Cassiano, Freshwater, Matt DiMaggio, Ornamental Fish, Saltwater, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

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