• Nuchanard Chongcharoenrungruang Department of Animal Production Technology and Fishery, School of Agricultural Technology, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkhabang.
  • Somchai Wangwibulkit School of Agricultural Technology, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkhabang.


Water Flea, Growth, Nile Feces


This research aims to study the utilization of tilapia feces from cultured ponds as an alternative feed for increasing the aquaculture productivity of the water flea (Moina macrocopa). To investigate the productivity of the water flea cultivated with tilapia manure at 4 levels of 1, 3, 5 and 7 mL per 40 mL of water, water flea yields of 87±52, 90±55, 110±35 and 128±33 offspring were obtained, respectively, which were not significantly different (P > 0.05). Water flea feed was able to begin reproduction and yield the first generation asexually by 2 days. On average, 12 generations of water fleas were produced from the experiments that fed on tilapia manure and exhibited rapid growth. Therefore, the utilization of Nile tilapia feces can be an alternative feed for aquaculture of water fleas that can also rapidly increase productivity. This can solve the problem of the shortage of chlorella sp. as a feed for water fleas to reduce wastewater pollution in natural water sources and promote sustainable aquaculture.


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How to Cite

Chongcharoenrungruang, N., & Wangwibulkit, S. (2023). UTILIZATION OF FECES FROM NILE TILAPIA (OREOCHROMIS NILOTICUS) FOR CULTURE OF WATER FIRE AND SUBSTITUTE FOR USE CHLORELLA SP. Srinakharinwirot University Journal of Sciences and Technology, 15(30, July-December), 1–14, Article 251609. Retrieved from https://ph02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/swujournal/article/view/251609