The Skunk Cleaner Shrimp (Lysmata Amboinensis) is a beautiful species, and very useful too. It is not that people have not tried to breed them, many have tried and failed. They are just very difficult to raise.
It was about time to start the perfect auto-sustainble farm, but we didn’t have the time or the money. How could a couple of limited-resources, biotechnical-oriented, pasta-lovers take advantage of what digital marketing can offer in an interconnected world?
We have been playing around with the idea for four months or so, considering various investment alternatives, back and forth. Now, we came to a decision. Today, August 28, 2018, Maria and I decided to go all the way and put our coin on… Continue Reading “Here we go.”
Last week, the complete SeaFarmer crew (That’s Maria and I) started up the Rotifer Project at Lincoln, Ontario. The initial batch came all the way form distant California and arrived in fairly good condition after a five days journey.
From the economic point of view, the most critical value of the Brine Shrimp comes from the performance of their Cysts within the aquaculture industry, when used as a source of nutrition for sea finfish and shrimp, in their larval stages.
Besides the high content protein and the right essential fatty acids and nutrients, it is still not clear until today why the Cyst of this crustacean is so critical, but the fact is that hatcheries of those two types of species cannot reach profitable levels of production without using Brine Cysts.
Pacific sleeper – The pacific fat sleeper is a very attractive specie to produce due to its great adaptability to extreme conditions and the high interest shown by some ethnical markets.
Self-sustained Organic Production project (SSOP) is very flexible in producing many different fresh water fish species like Nile tilapia, rainbow trout, catfish and many others. Nevertheless, SSOP plans to focus its fish production to the pacific sleeper (dormitator latifrons) and sell it to the international market.