How to breed sturgeon. Equipment
For breeding of sturgeons need to prepare a special container and equipment. At the initial stage of cultivation you can use a regular plastic pool a meter deep and with a diameter of 1.5-2.5 meters. This capacity should be fitted to compressor, pump and filter to provide aeration, purification and filtration.
Quality equipment will allow to do without special employees, which in turn will help save money. If your budget allows, you can buy an automatic feeder to save time.
Equipment should not operate on their limits, it will reduce the lifetime. Before buying a compressor and pump need to know how much they can handle, it is better to take with some reserve capacity. To save money, the pool can be made of quality plastic. For the first time has enough capacity.
How to breed sturgeon. Fry and food
When the place for fish and all the equipment is ready, you need to buy 5 grams of fry from the large fish farms specializing in the breeding of sturgeon. To fry at home is almost impossible. This is the most important part of breeding, which can not save. From health purchased fingerlings depends on the growth rate and taste of fish.
Sturgeon feel most comfortable and good eats at a temperature of 20-24 degrees. Fish, sturgeon family is fed from the bottom and find food through sense of smell, consequently, food must smell good and sink in water. The food should be very nutritious and contain: 50% crude protein, 25% crude fat, 3% fiber and a quantity of lysine and phosphorus. It is best to buy food that is specifically designed for sturgeon, and not try to make it yourself.
Sturgeon fry develop in different ways, some of them after six months may be weighing in a pound and the other will gain the weight soon after 7.5-8 months. The most valuable are specimens weighing from pounds and more. To sturgeon grow faster, you need to regularly clean the tank from the bottom sediments, to check the status and adequacy of water volume.
If things are going well and the fish breeds you must use the pools for breeding. It should be noted that contain fish and in the greenhouse, while maintaining the required temperature.