Tilapia Fish Farming in Nigeria; How to start & make money
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Are you interested in setting up a tilapia fish farming business in Nigeria?
Then follow this comprehensive guide.
Many people have been setting up and rearing catfish without much interest in Tilapia fish farming, and this is because catfish has been among the popular fish which we Nigerians like to consume.
But it will interest you to know that one can start up a tilapia fish farming business in Nigeria and make a lot of gains than expected, even though Nigerians love catfish than tilapia
However in a gigantic country like ours, you can be sure our choices are diverse.
Many Nigerians who loves to consume fish in high, moderate or low quality also loves to consume tilapia without exception and the outstanding reason is because tilapia fish is low in fat but high in Omega-3
Also, tilapia fish contains almost all required nutrients for a healthy being like; vitamins, saturated fats, sodium, dietary fibers, sugar, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus cholesterol, carbohydrate and most especially highly proteinaceous.
With all this nutrients, we can says that Tilapia fish is a delicious, lean white fish that has a wide variety of associated health benefits, and most especially its ability to help reduce weight, heighten on the whole the body metabolism, pace up repair and development throughout the body, build strong bones, decrease the risk of different chronic diseases, prevent arthritis, protect against cognitive turn down, lower triglyceride levels ,prevent various types of cancer, trim down signs of aging, make stronger your immune system and advance the health and growth of your hair.
Previously, we Nigerians mostly depend on imported fish and that’s including tilapia fish but since the federal government place a ban on imported frozen food; Nigerians has been trying to rear their own fish which could aid in reducing the high cost placed on tilapia fish due to its scarcity.
Upon this, the estimated amount of tilapia fish been may not enough for the number of Nigerians who consumes the fish.
So if you have an interest in going into tilapia fish farming business in Nigeria, then you have made the right choices because there is an open market for it.