Shrimp are sensitive to sudden changes in water salinity (salinity stress). This can lead to increased mortality, loss of appetite, cannibalism and increased susceptibility to infection. A frequent cause is heavy rainfall, which decreases the number of ions (e.g. calcium, magnesium) per litre of water and also affects water hardness (alkalinity). Shrimp have natural mechanisms
New effective protection against endotoxins
Dr. Eckel’s aquaculture facility for feeding trials at the company headquarters in Niederzissen has been in operation since 2012.