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NOTE: Due to rapidly increasing demand, the price of catfish is likely to experience a significant increase soon, so make sure you don’t sell your fishes anyhow.

Here at Profitable Fish Farming we will be publishing a weekly update including the latest price of table size catfish as well as other catfish feed ingredients you will need for a profitable catfish farming business in Nigeria.

We have personal experience with some of these ingredients — and have used them to achieve as much as 100 percent profit in our catfish farming business. We also supply (or can connect you with suppliers for) some of the ingredients we use that we think will yield the best results. Ingredients we supply are indicated — and you can contact us if you’re interested in getting any of these ingredients from us.

CATFISH COST IN NIGERIA (price of table size catfish per kg)

  • Tiny size: N620
  • Smallest size: N670
  • Small size: N720 for Clarias and N720 for Hybrid
  • Medium size: N770 for Clarias and N800 for Hybrid
  • Big size: N800 for Clarias and N800 for Hybrid


Aller Aqua (retail price)

  • 2mm: N9,000
  • 3mm: N8,600
  • 4mm: N8,200

Skretting (retail price)

  • 2mm: N9,370
  • 3mm: N8,620
  • 4mm: N6,600

Hy-Gold (retail price)

  • 2mm: N6,000
  • 3mm: N5,700
  • 4mm: N5,500
  • 6mm: N5,300
  • 8mm: N5,000
  • 9mm:

Eco Float (retail price)

  • 3mm: N4,450
  • 4mm: N4,400
  • 6mm: N4,300

Blue Crown (retail price)

  • 2mm: N6,300
  • 3mm: N5,850
  • 4mm: N5,850
  • 6mm: N5,600

Aqualis (retail price)

  • 2mm: 7400
  • 3mm: 6,700
  • 4mm: 6,700
  • 6mm:

Note: We use Blue Crown and Eco Float floating feed as a much cheaper and reliable substitute to Aller Aqua and Skretting floating feed, and we can supply both in case you are interested.


  • Local Fish: N400
  • Fish Meal (Senegal): N450.
  • Fish Concentrate: N820
  • Fish Meal (72 percent): N800
  • MagMeal: N350
  • Fish Meal (65 percent): N600
  • Protein Island: N620
  • Poultry Meal: N370
  • Bone Meal: N70
  • Local Blood Meal: N200
  • Imported Blood Meal: N300
  • Bern-seed: N90
  • Soya Meal: N140
  • Full-Fat Soya: –
  • GNC: N105
  • Dough: N80
  • Maize: N85
  • Garri (low quality): N70
  • Garri (high quality/koko garri): N75
  • Biscuit waste: N90
  • Molasses: N100

NOTE: We use and supply cheaper and reliable local fish meal as an alternative to the expensive 72 percent fish meal. We can also connect you to people who can supply all of the other ingredients.


  • Fingerlings: N10
  • Post-fingerlings: N15
  • Juvenile: N20 – N30

NOTE: If you are interested in any of the above ingredients, we might be able to link you to a supplier. Feel free to reach out directly to us.