International Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 6 Issue 5 2015- March 2016 Pages:846 - 850 <<Previous    Next>>

Effect of water probiotic (Pro-W) on Litopenaeus vannamei culture ponds of Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Nitya Jeevan Kumar P, Srideepu K, Hanuma Reddy M., Siva Reddy K.V.
Department of Marine Biology, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore
Department of Marine Living Resources, College of Science and Technology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530 003


The study was carried out for 120 days to evaluate the physico-chemical parameters of the Litopenaeus vannamei culture ponds by applying water probiotic (PRO-W). Two shrimp ponds were selected of which one is probiotic treated pond and second one is control pond. The major water quality parameters like salinity, dissolved oxygen; pH and total ammonia nitrogen were recorded by standard measurements. The present study results showed that the probiotic (PRO-W) plays a prominent role in maintain good water quality parameters throughout the culture period.

Keywords:PRO-W, Water probiotic, and Litopenaeus vannamei


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