Different species of fish lives in different water level of pond. And each fish has a special food habit. Fish are of three types on the basis of food habit of fish.
- Plant vorous fish – Grass carp fish, pumpti etc.
- Plankton vorous fish – Rui, katla, silver carp etc.
- Carnivorous fish – Shol, taki, boal, african catfish chital fish etc.
Food Habit of Various Fish in Pond
Food habit of fish varies from one fish to another by the species of fish, availability of natural food and staying level. Living level and types of consuming natural feed of some carp fish are listed below.
|Food Habbit of Some Carp Fish|
|Fish Name||Main Natural Feed||Position (Level)|
|Rui Fish||Zooplankton, rotted organic substance||Middle Level|
|Katla Fish||Zooplankton||Upper Level|
|Silver Carp Fish||Green phytoplankton||Upper Level|
|Bighead Carp||Zooplankton||Upper Level|
|Grass Carp Fish||Aquatic Plants||Upper/Middle Level|
|Mrigal Fish||Zooplankton, rotted organic substance, basal tiny insects||Lower Level|
|Kalbaus Fish||Zooplankton, rotted organic substance, basal tiny insects||Lower Level|
|Common Carp and Mirror Carp Fish||Zooplankton, small snail, basal tiny insects||Lower Level|