Treatments Initial weight (g) Final weight (g) Weight gain (g) FCR SGR PER
D-1 (Snail meal) 3.57±0.03 a 7.40±0.08 bc 3.83±0.05 b 1.67±0.02 c 1.62±0.01c 1.70±0.03b
D-2 (Freshwater fish processing waste meal) 3.52± 0.05a 7.55±0.04 ab 4.03±0.07 ab 1.62±0.03 cd 1.70±0.04 b 176±0.03ab
D-3 (Surimi by-products meal) 3.51±0.04 a 7.60±0.12 ab 4.08±0.08a 1.58±0.02d 1.71±0.01 ab 1.80±0.03a
D-4 (Chicken offal meal) 3.57±0.05 a 6.83±0.08 d 3.26±0.03 d 2.04±0.04a 1.44±0.01 e 1.39±0.03d
D-5 (Earthworm meal) 3.54±0.05a 7.08±0.18 cd 3.54±0.12 c 1.87±0.03b 1.54±0.02 d 1.51±0.02c
D-6 (Squid meal) 3.49±0.04a 7.73±ab 4.24±0.10 a 1.55±0.02d 1.76±0.01a 1.83±0.02a
D-7 (Mussel meal) 3.55±0.05 a 7.67±0.13 ab 4.12±0.08 a 1.57±0.03d 1.71±0.01ab 1.79±0.03a
D-8 (Chicken liver meal) 3.61±0.03 a 7.80±0.12 a 4.19±0.10 a 1.55±0.02d 1.71±0.02 ab 1.82±0.02a
D-9 (Lean prawn meal) 3.50±0.03 a 7.55±0.06ab 4.05±0.03 ab 1.60±0.03 cd 1.71±0.01 ab 1.78±0.03a
Values (means of three replicates in each dietary treatment ± SE, n=3) with different superscripts in the same column signify statistical differences (p < 0.05).
Table 4: Growth performance of blue gourami, Trichogaster trichopterus fed different experimental diets after 45 days of experiment duration.
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