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dc.contributor.author Sapkale, P.H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Singh, R.K. en_US
dc.contributor.author Desai, A.S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:27:21Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:27:21Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Sapkale, P.H., Singh, R.K., & Desai, A.S. (2010). Effects of Selected Levels of Water pH on the Growth and Survival of Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) Larvae. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 62(1), 38-42. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19308 en_US
dc.description.abstract Larvae of swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) were exposed to pH levels of 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, and 8.5 to study growth and survival under laboratory conditions for 42 days. The larvae were fed formulated dry pellets at 7% of their body weight. The growth and survival rates were highest at pH 8.0 and 8.5, while mortality was complete at pH 5.5. In all treatments, the specific growth rate was higher in the first week and decreased in subsequent weeks. Thus, for swordtail larvae, the pH of the water should be between 8.0 and 8.5. en_US
dc.format.extent 5 pages en_US
dc.publisher Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh en_US
dc.subject swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri), growth, survival, larvae, water pH en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Effects of Selected Levels of Water pH on the Growth and Survival of Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) Larvae en_US

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