2017 – Volume 6, Issue 1-2 / (Page 1-4)

Effects of Green Tea Extracts on freshwater angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare Growth Performance




The study was conducted to investigate the effects of dietary green tea extract (GTE) supplementation in diet on growth performance, feed utilization and biometric indexes in freshwater angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare. The fish (mean body weight, 2.61±0.01 g) were fed fish meal diets that included 0% (control), 2.5 and 5% GTE for 8 weeks. The results showed, the addition of green tea extract did not have a positive effect on growth performance and other variables. Addition of green tea extract did not change the amount of viscerosomatic index and hepatosomatic index.



  • Pterophyllum scalare
  • Green tea extract
  • Growth performance
  • Feed utilization
  • Biometric indexes


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