how to raise prawns FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Question - How long does it take for prawns to grow?

Answer - On average, prawns can take 4 to 6 months to grow to a harvestable size; they are harvested by draining the pond or in traps.

Question - Can prawns be raised in freshwater?

Answer - Yes prawns can be raised in frestwater. Giant river prawns live in turbid freshwater, but their larval stages require brackish water to survive, the males can reach a body size of 32 cm and females grow to 25 cm.

Question - What do freshwater prawns eat?

Answer - Fresh water prawns eat natural food items like zooplankton and oligochaete worms which play a very vital role in the nutrition of freshwater prawns grown in ponds.

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