Aquarium Feed: Grasshopper Minilivestock

By Arijit Ganguly

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Preface v
List of Figures xi
1. Prelude: The Journey Begins 1
2. Grasshopper Species of Interest 13
3. Nutrient Composition of Grasshopper Tissues 19
4. Mass Culture Strategies of Grasshoppers 25
5. Annual Biomass Production of Selected
Grasshopper Species 37
6. Formulation of Various Protein Rich Diets Using
Grasshoppers as a Supplement 43
7. Quality Assessment of the Formulated Diets 51
8. Feeding Trial with Black Mollies 57
9. Comparison of Growth Performance of Black Mollies Fed
with Formulated Diets and Market Available Fish Diets 63
10. Postscript 69
Glossary 73
References 79



The practice of keeping ornamental fish at home was a mere hobby of some rich people even a decade back. However, recently numerous researches have proved these beautiful fishes to have positive impact on mental and stress related problems of human. Unfortunately, this highly valued ornamental fish industry is facing difficulty to prosper because of scarcity of protein rich diets. Hence alternative protein supplement is being explored worldwide. In this context the present book explores how grasshoppers could be exploited as a protein rich supplement for the common ornamental fish black molly.

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Author Arijit Ganguly
ISBN 9789386071385
Publisher Scholars World
Year of Publication 2017


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