Fishes for Aquaponics in China

China has 70% of all global aquaculture production and that means amazing selections of fishes to choose from. However, the downside being all of the hatcheries are designed to handle large quantity business, few are willing to ship small quantity of fishes and by small quantities, I mean anything less then 5000 fingerlings. In order to solve this problem, I took a trip to Guangzhou to visit several hatcheries and establish personal relationship. A bit personal touch goes a long way and one has agreed to supply me fish at quantity of 500. It's still too big to be handled by a small backyard system but it's a good start.

Hatchery in Guangzhou

A young 20 something couple running this hatchery of about half million square meter (100 MU) with a few workers.

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Fish List

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??? Tilapia Untitled
?? Chinese high fin banded shark Untitled
??? Xiangyun Carp Untitled
??? Xiangyun Crucian Carp Untitled
????? Koi Untitled
??? Golden Grass Carp Untitled
??? Pelteobagrus fulvidraco Untitled
???? Crossbreed Mullet Untitled
??? Polyodonspathala Untitled
?????? Obscure puffer Untitled
???(???) Bluntnose black bream Bd3eb13533fa828b12645479fd1f4134960a5ae1
??? Ding mandarin fish Untitled
????????? Red Tilapia Untitled
???? Kind of Bighead Carp Untitled
???????? Ietalurus Punetaus Untitled