Using probiotics in fish farming is a promising approach to control deadly diseases and their treatment. It is well known as a growth promoter of fish species as it improves appetite and digestibility function. The nutrient digestion is improved as it synthesizes enzymes such as proteases, amylases, and lipases and supplies vitamins, amino acids, and more. Due to the commercialization of fish farming, probiotics act as a great supplementing diet and better health.
Anti-biotic were used for a long period of time to treat diseases. The possibility of having a residue of drugs in fishes has alarmed the authorities to check if it is harmful for human consumption. The use of probiotics, on the other hand, is the best alternative to fight against pathogens in aquaculture. It enhances immune response and contributes to the health of fish species. Experts also believe that it improves the water quality as it minimizes the accumulation of dissolved organic carbon. The documented evidence further proves that it encourages reproduction as well.
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