Test conditions Fish species
C. notomelas O. niloticus
Number of cell filaments mL-1 2.0×105 1.9×105
Volume of test solution (L) 2 2
Temperature (°C) 23±2 23±2
Photoperiod (light/dark) 12/12 h 12/12 h
Duration of the test (hours) 96 96
Number of fish/treatment 10 5
Mean fish weight (g) 7.4±0.15 16.2±5.4
Mean fish length (cm) 3.5±0.2 9.9±1.2
Table 1: Environmental conditions during the tests with fish.