Experimental diet
Parameter CTR DABĀ  DAP DAS
Initial average weight (g) 7.35 (0.29) 7.19 (0.08) 7.34 (0.42) 7.18 (0.84)
Final average weight (g) 13.24 (0.82) 14.83 (0.74) 13.24 (0.35) 16.03 (0.83)
Final average weight gain (g) 5.89 (0.74) 7.64 (0.82) 5.90 (0.31) 8.85 (0.92)
SGR (%/day-1) 1.05 (0.04) 1.29 (0.11) 1.05 (0.03) 1.43 (0.11)
FCR 0.47(0.12) 0.33 (0.64) 0.49 (0.14) 0.26 (0.04)
PER 0.98 (0.15) 1.28 (0.13) 1.00 (0.03) 1.46 (0.14)
Survival (%) 85.00 (7.07) 100.00 (0.00) 85.00 (7.07) 100.00 (0.00)
Means in a given column with the same superscript letter were not significantly different at p<0.05. Values in parentheses are standard errors of means. SGR = specific growth rate, PER = protein efficiency ratio, FCR = feed conversion ratio
Table 2: Mean growth performance and feed utilization of O. niloticus fingerlings fed experimental diets for 56 days.
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