Biofloc Fish Farming Course - English


Start your farm with an investment of Rs. 50,000 & earn upto Rs. 1 lakh per culture

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Instructed by
Bruben Abraham

Important details of the program

Lifetime Access

Access course videos and material anytime, anywhere

Self paced

Freedom to study as per your convenience

Community Access

to a private WhatsApp group to learn with peers

Certificate of completion

Earn an industry recognized certificate upon completion.


Experts well versed in Hindi & English to solve all your doubts

Who is this course for?

Learn Biofloc farming, with 10+ hours of video lectures curated by an industry expert.
First-time entrepreneurs who want to start a business
Experienced BioFloc farmers who want to grow & market their business
Anyone with space of 10,000 sq ft & wants to generate income of Rs. 50K+

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Course structure

  • Access to 10+ video lectures
  • Language: English


  • A brief history
  • What is biofloc system?
  • Different types of biofloc system
  • Advantages of biofloc system
  • Disadvantages of biofloc system


  • How does the Biofloc system work?
  • The nitrogen conversion process in biofloc
  • Heterotrophic bacteria converting ammonia into protein
  • Autotrophic bacteria converting ammonia


  • How does hetetrotrophic bacteria convert ammonia into protein
  • Carbon Nitrogen ratio
  • Calculation of Nitrogen in the tank
  • Calculation of amount of carbon to add to maintain CN ratio
  • Managing ammonia in the tank using different carbon sources



  • Ammonia formation and remedies
  • Nitrite formation and the remedies
  • Nitrate formation and remedies
  • Sulphate formation and remedies


  • Different water parameters that needs to be taken care of
  • Testing kits required


  • Different types of tanks
  • Round tank and its benefits
  • Calculation of water capacity in the tank
  • Tank construction and the materials needed
  • Importance of aeration in biofloc system
  • Aeration design


  • Probiotic preparation
  • Chlorination and dechlorination if needed
  • Water preparation
  • Incubation process
  • Other methods of creating floc


  • Choosing quality fishlings
  • Stocking density
  • Water parameters to look for before adding fishlings
  • Sacrificial fishes
  • Acclimitization process and quarantining of fishlings
  • Types of fishes that can be grown in biofloc system


  • Controlled feeding based on the average body weight and the different pellet size
  • How to feed fishes
  • Other sources of feed


  • Ammonia, nitrite, nitrate
  • Dead floc removal
  • pH and alkalinity
  • Floc management and desired floc levels
  • Checking for dead zones or blocks in aeration points


  • Fixed costs
  • Variable costs
  • Growing period and number of harvests per year
  • Biofloc fishes as a premium product
  • Profit calculation


  • Fishes in biofloc have a higher immune system
  • Some common diseases and the remedies


Q1. What is Biofloc fish farming? Is it the same as fish farming?

Biofloc is a type of Fish farming and a very profitable one at that. It is one of the most popular methods of fish farming in the globe now. Its popularity stems from its low cost. The principle of the biofloc fish farming technique is to recycle nutrients. The best part of Biofloc is that it helps in cleansing the culture water of the fish at the same time it gives it an additional source of feed. It is an extremely sustainable, effective and natural process of fish farming.

Q2. Can Biofloc help in cost saving & can it be profitable?

Biofloc fish farming is popular and has the potential of very high ROI, if done right. Through Biofloc Farming, one can cut all major costs and can thus lead to high savings.
Usual issues in traditional fish farming like high opex , high cost of vast lands, expensive processes of feeding, challenging work of disposal and discharge of the waste/ sludge will all not be problems AT ALL when you go in for a BIOFLOC.

Meet your Expert

Bruben Abraham

Founder of Sayujya Solutions and Sayujya farms
Mr. Bruben has done his MBA from St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore & has also successfully completed training programs from Kerala University of Fisheries and ocean studies on aquaculture and other fisheries-related program.Passionate about sustainable development and sustainable aquaculture, Mr. Bruben provides consultancy, training programs and technical know-how for new farmers wanting to get into the biofloc fish farming business.

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Biofloc fish farming is one of the most affordable and simple agri-business that can be started with Rocket Skills’ exclusive starter kit including 1000 litre water capacity tank with an investment of just Rs.11,000.

Apart from Rocket skills’ exclusive kit, you can find 10K Litre water capacity tanks in the market & can start a slightly bigger farm from an initial investment of Rs.50000 to Rs.75000

One can start a biofloc fish farm in a small space, even within your home with our exclusive 1000 Litre water capacity tank producing 100 to 150 kgs of produce. 

1000 Lts capacity water Tank in biofloc will take up 5 X 5 sq.ft. of area & can be started up in your backyard/Terrace

Depending on the type of fish you are producing and the capacity of your water tank, you can expect to recover your costs of farm setup along with about 30% to 100% profit margin in the first year itself. 

This is gets better second year onwards with about 100 to 300% profit margins being a norm for biofloc farmers

In Biofloc fish farming, there is no requirement of license/permit/certificate to start biofloc fish farming even at a commercial scale.

Whereas in the case of subsidies, you can get up to 40% to 60% depending on what state the farmer is applying. 

There are 3 best fish produce which has the highest profit margins based on market demand & supply, them being:

  • Singhi
  • Pabda
  • Tengra

In our biofloc course, we train farmers in setting up the production of the above-mentioned fish cultures. 

Black Soldier fly farming forms the best form of high protein feed for fish cultures which can be setup on the same farm. It does not require a lot of investment or space. Learn more about BSF farming here.

Program Certificate

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  • The signature of the instructor for legitimacy. Certification will be authorized by Rocket Skills for authenticity

  • A statement confirming the identity or learner & date of completion of course

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