Price of Catfish and Catfish Feed in Nigeria this Week

Catfish farming

Catfish farming is a branch of Agriculture that has a spot on the list of some of the most lucrative businesses in 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): N20

2. Juveniles (4 – 6 cm): N30

3. Jumbo (7 – 9 cm): N40

4. Table size

  • Average (0.5 – 0.6kg): N600
  • Medium (0.7 – 0.9kg): N800
  • Large (1kg): N1,000

5. Brooder stock

  • Male: N1,500
  • Female: N2,500

Price of Catfish Feed this Week

1. Skretting

  • 1.8mm: N6,800
  • 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: N9,000
  • 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.


Oduntan · August 19, 2019 at 13:48

When did I need any of this item for my fish
Aquaceryl plus (100g): N500
Aqua Sterilizer (1000mls): N1,200
Fish cure (100g): N400
Fishbiotic (100g): N400
Fish growth booster (1Ltr): N500
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    sv · August 19, 2019 at 15:05

    Aqua sterilizer is best used for treating your pond.. Before the introduction of fishes.
    Fish growth booster enables your fishes to eat well, thereby boosting their growth.
    The rest are drug substances used in treating fish diseases, and also for keeping them healthy.

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