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Table 2 water quality parameters (Mean ± SD) during 70 days of the experimental period

From: Effect of Garcinia kola seeds supplemented diet on growth performance and gonadal development of Oreochromis niloticus juveniles breed in ponds

Parameters Rearing period (daRearing period (days)
0 14 28 42 56 70
Temperature (°C) 28.10 ± 0.35 28.10 ± 1.10 28.71 ± 0.70 28.1 ± 0.80 28.71 ± 0.70 27.96 ± 0.70
Dissolved oxygen (mg/l) 5.56 ± 0.25 5.46 ± 0.35 5.56 ± 0.32 5.55 ± 0.28 5.55 ± 0.38 5.55 ± 0.37
pH 7.20 ± 0.03 7.34 ± 0.10 7.35 ± 0.10 7.36 ± 0.10 7.22 ± 0.20 7.17 ± 0.20
Transparency (cm) 36.60 ± 4.44 36.61 ± 3.70 37.23 ± 3.40 37.23 ± 4.00 38.85 ± 4.10 36.28 ± 2.20
Ammonia (mg/l) 0.58 ± 0.02 0.50 ± 0.05 0.50 ± 0.05 0.50 ± 0.00 0.50 ± 0.08 0.50 ± 0.02
Nitrite (mg/l) 0.03 ± 0.00 0.03 ± 0.00 0.03 ± 0.00 0.03 ± 0.00 0.03 ± 0.00 0.03 ± 0.00
Nitrate (mg/l) 0.12 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.02 0.12 ± 0.05 0.12 ± 0.05 0.12 ± 0.05