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Re: Tilapia

Postby dieselbeef » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:45 am

florida talapia
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Re: Tilapia

Postby dieselbeef » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:47 am

common carp in florida
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Re: Tilapia

Postby dieselbeef » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:47 am

not really the same..fins rally give em away as not the same fishies
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Re: Tilapia

Postby Jogeephus » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:27 am

There is a guy here that raises tilapia. People tried to get me to do it too. Sounded too good to be true and the setup is very expensive. They are grown in houses similar to chicken houses and the grow really fast. The setup is really neat though. Complete and efficiency in fish farming. When the fish are to size, they are pulled out of the vats and go into a conveyor system where they are filleted. Once filleted, the remaining meat from the bone section is pressed out and used for fish sticks and squares. The ones raised here are bland to me.
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Re: Tilapia

Postby dun » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:32 am

Jogeephus wrote:There is a guy here that raises tilapia. People tried to get me to do it too. Sounded too good to be true and the setup is very expensive. They are grown in houses similar to chicken houses and the grow really fast. The setup is really neat though. Complete and efficiency in fish farming. When the fish are to size, they are pulled out of the vats and go into a conveyor system where they are filleted. Once filleted, the remaining meat from the bone section is pressed out and used for fish sticks and squares. The ones raised here are bland to me.


We had some friends that raised frogs in the desert for retaurants and medical research. The buildings were a couple f hundred feet square with plastic swimming pools in them. Air conditioned and the whole deal. The always stunk like frog crap to me but to them it was the smell of money. Everything was dandy for a couple of years until they were away for a day and the power went out. You never want to smell millions of dead rotting frogs in a closed building.
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Re: Tilapia

Postby dieselbeef » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:36 am

I LOOOOOVE FROG LEGS..fried/smoked/ mmmgood
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Re: Tilapia

Postby Jogeephus » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:15 am

dun wrote:
Jogeephus wrote:There is a guy here that raises tilapia. People tried to get me to do it too. Sounded too good to be true and the setup is very expensive. They are grown in houses similar to chicken houses and the grow really fast. The setup is really neat though. Complete and efficiency in fish farming. When the fish are to size, they are pulled out of the vats and go into a conveyor system where they are filleted. Once filleted, the remaining meat from the bone section is pressed out and used for fish sticks and squares. The ones raised here are bland to me.


We had some friends that raised frogs in the desert for retaurants and medical research. The buildings were a couple f hundred feet square with plastic swimming pools in them. Air conditioned and the whole deal. The always stunk like frog crap to me but to them it was the smell of money. Everything was dandy for a couple of years until they were away for a day and the power went out. You never want to smell millions of dead rotting frogs in a closed building.


Sounds kinda like this setup but the vats are concrete. A friend of mine helped wire the place and he was telling me about all the sophisticated panel boxes electronics and alarms they had. Didn't know half of what he was talking about but he was really impressed with the setup. Sounded very expensive to me.
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Re: Tilapia

Postby Lammie » Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:58 pm

angie wrote:I had it at Red Lobster with my daughter last week. I am sure dun or MM will point out that I will eat anything ~ but I thought it was good stuff!


The reason I like Red Lobster is because of the cross section of society you see in there. I saw prom kids, people that looked like they dressed up once a year and this was it, folks in cut off shorts. It's pretty funny. I know when I was a kid going to Red Lobster was high living. I guess it still is for a lot of folks. I don't think I got that dressed up for my last marriage.
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Re: Tilapia

Postby mwj » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:31 pm

Jogeephus wrote:There is a guy here that raises tilapia. People tried to get me to do it too. Sounded too good to be true and the setup is very expensive. They are grown in houses similar to chicken houses and the grow really fast. The setup is really neat though. Complete and efficiency in fish farming. When the fish are to size, they are pulled out of the vats and go into a conveyor system where they are filleted. Once filleted, the remaining meat from the bone section is pressed out and used for fish sticks and squares. The ones raised here are bland to me.



The ADM plant near me raises a huge amount of them. They use the extra heat from there cogen plant and waste from the hydroponic vegtable growing along with regular fish food. It is a very precise process from hatching all the way to the door. They sell all of there fish in the ''round'' to wholsaelers. They are easier to transport and they make more profit. They have been growing them for a long time.
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Re: Tilapia

Postby grand chaser09 » Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:01 am

never2old2learn-ron wrote:What the heck is Tilapia? I have seen it advertised quite a lot lately. I gather it is some type of seafood. But I never heard of it before. Do I just live too far from the world of fine dining, or is it something new?


we have them all over in florida. we grew them in our pond lol.
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