Effect of Feeding Strategy of Probiotic Bacillus on Improving Water Quality and Growth Performance of Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) Fingerlings


Published: 2023-09-29

DOI: 10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i213676

Page: 124-130

M. Barakath Nisha

Sri Paramakalyani Centre of Excellence in Environmental Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Alwarkurichi, Tenkasi Dt - 627412, Tamil Nadu, India.

J. Priyadarshini

Zoology Department and Research Centre, Sarah Tucker College (Autonomous), Tirunelveli- 627011, Tamil Nadu, India.

M. Muralidharan

Sri Paramakalyani Centre of Excellence in Environmental Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Alwarkurichi, Tenkasi Dt - 627412, Tamil Nadu, India.

R. Ajaz Haja Mohideen

PG and Research Department of Zoology, C. Abdul Hakeem College (Autonomous) Melvisharam, Ranipet Dt- 632509, Tamil Nadu, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Bacterial probiotics (Bacillus subtilis) and dietary supplements improve the growth and biochemical performance of Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) fingerlings. Fish were nourished for 60 days with a control diet and experimental diets containing B. subtilis 106 to 109 CFU/ ml-l respectively. Dietary supplementation of B.  subtilis feeding trial was conducted for 60 days to improve water quality and growth parameters were observed through weight gain, Specific growth rates, and Percent survival of C. carpio fingerlings all through the test period.

Keywords: Probiotics, dietary supplement, B. subtilis, Cyprinus carpio

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Nisha , M. B., Priyadarshini , J., Muralidharan, M., & Mohideen , R. A. H. (2023). Effect of Feeding Strategy of Probiotic Bacillus on Improving Water Quality and Growth Performance of Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) Fingerlings. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 44(21), 124–130. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i213676


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