Is tilapia from freshwater or saltwater?

Answer Tilapia can survive in freshwater and saltwater. The fish is found mostly in warm waters around the world feeding on algae and plants. Farming of tilapia dates back to ancient Egypt and the Nile Ri... Read More »

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Is tilapia a freshwater or saltwater fish?

Tilapia are versatile fish that can live in fresh, salt or brackish water. They do not eat meat and survive only on plants and algae. They also have strong immune systems that help them survive inf... Read More »

Is tilapia a freshwater fish?

Tilapia is a fast-growing fish that grows in a freshwater environment. The fish is native to Israel and areas of Africa, and is commonly farmed as a food source for humans, as they are easy to feed... Read More »

Is tilapia fish fresh or saltwater?

Tilapia is a freshwater fish, though it is also found in brackish water. Tilapia is found naturally in Africa, the Middle East, India, Central America and South America. However, the fish can also ... Read More »

Why do saltwater fish die when put in freshwater?

Saltwater fish die in fresh water because their body cells are calibrated to keep a balance between the level of chemicals (salts) in their cells and in their environment. In fresh water, the high ... Read More »