Price of Catfish and Catfish Feed in Nigeria this Week

Catfish farming

Catfish farming is an aspect of Agriculture that occupies a spot on the list of some of the most lucrative businesses around the world. In Nigeria, catfish farmers engage mostly in rearing the African Catfish type because of its strength and ability to cope well and grow to maturity even under the most uncomfortable circumstances.

17REPORTS is committed to publishing all that you need to know about catfishes, catfish rearing, catfish diseases, catfish mortality, catfish ponds, prices of feed and many more, as it applies to catfish business in Nigeria and other parts of the world.

This article is a continuation of the weekly update of the latest price of fingerlings, Juveniles, and table size catfish as well as the prices of some fish feed and some other necessary items we could find in the market near us.

Every weekend, we take our time to stroll through the catfish farms and catfish markets in town to see all that is happening concerning the catfish business, so as to keep you well informed and constantly updated, because an informed farmer is a wealthy farmer. Therefore, following our guides and detailed suggestions, we can guarantee you a positive farming experience, and high quality yield to crown your efforts at the end of the farming season. We try to connect you to adequate needed information in the catfish business.

Read this: Types of catfish ponds and factors to consider when choosing a suitable pond

Price of catfish this week

1. Fingerlings (3 – 4 cm): N15

2. Juveniles (4 – 6 cm): N20

3. Jumbo (7 – 9 cm): N35

4. Table size

  • Average (0.5 – 0.6kg): N600
  • Medium (0.7 – 0.9kg): N700
  • Large (1kg): N900

5. Brooder stock

  • Male: N1,500
  • Female: N2,000

Price of Catfish Feed this Week

1. Skretting

  • 1.8mm: N7,000
  • 2mm: N9,000
  • 3mm: N8,200
  • 4mm: N6,200

2. Vital

  • 1.5mm: N6,700
  • 2mm: N8,550
  • 3mm: N6,600
  • 4mm: N5,700

3. Aller Aqua

  • 1.8mm: N7,000
  • 2mm: N10,500
  • 3mm: N8,300
  • 4mm: N8,000

4. Blue Crown

  • 2mm: N6,600
  • 3mm: N5,900
  • 4mm: N5,900
  • 6mm: N5,600

5. Coppens

  • 1.5mm: N6,200
  • 2mm: N7,300
  • 3mm: N4,400
  • 4mm: N4,400

6. Eco Float

  • 3mm: N4,400
  • 4mm: N4,400
  • 6mm: N4,000

7. Ziegler

  • 2mm: N11,000
  • 4mm: N7,400

Price of other items this week

  • Aquaceryl plus (100g): N500
  • Aqua Sterilizer (1000mls): N1,200
  • Fish cure (100g): N400
  • Fishbiotic (100g): N400
  • Fish growth booster (1Ltr): N500
  • Protective pond net: N450 per yard
  • Fishing net and rod (Large): N1,500
  • Fishing net and rod (Small): N1,200

Read also: 5 Main causes of catfish mortality and how to avoid them


So there you have it!

We are dedicated to serving our esteemed guests all the important information concerning catfish business and the catfish market in most parts of Nigeria.

We are available to receive your suggestions, enquiries or opinions regarding catfish rearing from fry stage to final maturity.

Make sure you always visit this page for the latest updates and news in the catfish business.


Oliagba Innocent is the owner of 17REPORTS.COM and writes on various agriculture and farming related topics such as poultry, fishery, agribusinesses, agro-allied products and many more.


Remi · August 27, 2019 at 12:19

Good day, I live at Apapa,and need a place close to Apapa that i can buy catfish feed, am new in the business and need somewhere close to buy from,please can you help me with a nearby address

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