Introduction to Vertical Mud Crab Farming
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Introduction to Vertical Mud Crab Farming

What you need to know before investing in a vertical mud crab farming business
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4.2 (36 ratings)
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139 students enrolled
Created by Yit Xiang Tung
Last updated 2/2019
English
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Price: $99.99
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The profitability of setting up your own vertical mud crab farm
  • Basics of setting up your farm
Requirements
  • Interested in mud crab aquaculture via traditional ponds methods of modern methods
  • Basic knowledge in water management for mud crabs
  • Basic know-how on Microsoft Excel (Keying data into the financial spread sheet)
Description
  1. Learn the basics of setting up a farm for sizing your mechanical filters, biofiltrations and box design

  2. Evaluate the profitability, risk and supply chain of the trade

  3. Understand how RAS is a viable technology for the future

  4. Understand the capital investment and operating cost i

  5. Understand the competitors and global macro-economic forces with regards to the mud crab trade

Who this course is for:
  • Interested investors in mud crab farming
Course content
Expand all 19 lectures 03:39:18
+ Introduction to RAS Aquaculture for mud crabs
1 lecture 12:39
  1. Understanding what is defined as a RAS

  2. PRO and CONS about RAS

  3. Real world application of RAS

  4. Application of RAS in the mud crab trade

Preview 12:39
+ Equipment Sizing for RAS vertical mud crab farm
8 lectures 01:19:32
Solid Removal (Settable Solids)
09:53
  1. Definition of suspended solid

  2. Drum filtration

  3. Sand Filtration

Solid Removal (Suspended Solids)
10:14
  1. Theory of foam fractination

  2. Typical equipment configuration for protein skimmer

  3. Maximizing efficiency of protein skimmer

  4. Sizing of protein skimmer for your farm

Solid Removal (Foam Fractination)
09:41
  1. Theory for Bio filtration

  2. Estimating Total Ammonia Nitrogen from Feeding Rate

  3. Nitrification rate for salt water and fresh water

Bio-Filtration Part 1
10:25
  1. Sizing of bio trickling filter

  2. Sizing of fluidize bed bio-filtration

  3. Sizing of moving bed bio-reactor

Bio filtration Part 2
10:50
  1. Biosecurity

  2. Disease triangle

  3. Recommendation for avoiding diseases and protocols

  4. Theory of UV and transmittance

Disinfection
09:02
  1. Process flow diagram of our farm

Bring in all together- Unit Processes in our Farm
12:11

A virtual tour of our farm!

Virtual Tour of our Recirculating Aquaculture Crab Farm
07:16
+ Mud Crab Biology
4 lectures 01:06:44
  1. Mud crab anatomy

  2. Habitats of mud crabs

Mud Crab Anatomy and habitat
15:06
  1. Life cycle for mud crabs

  2. Feeding rate

  3. Growth rates for mud crabs

Life cycle, feed and growth
21:11
Different production methods
10:26
  1. Typical mortality in pond cultures

  2. Typical mortality in pen cultures

  3. Typical mortality in cages

  4. Typical mortality in VERTICAL farm for different weight category

Mortality
20:01
+ Supply Chain Analysis
1 lecture 14:09
  1. Supply chain analysis

  2. Pricing of mud crab throughout the supply chain

Supply chain analysis
14:09
+ Profitability Simulation
3 lectures 31:28
  1. Capex

  2. Opex

CAPEX and OPEX
12:18
Profitability Simulation for Crab Fattening
15:05
Profitability Simulation for Soft Shell Crab Farming
04:05
+ Future Trends in the mud crab industry
2 lectures 14:46
  1. Marco-Analysis of the industry

  2. Supply chain and demand

  3. Competitor analysis

Marco analysis of the industry
14:43
Future Trends and area of requirement
00:03