The Two Arrangements of Water Quality Parameters

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There are two arrangements of water quality parameters:
 Conservative
 Non-conservative Conservative parameters of water which are hardness, alkalinity, salinity, and temperature are not affected significantly by activities of microorganisms. [30] Ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, total nitrogen, pH, phosphorous, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, total dissolved solids, chemical oxygen demand, and oxygen reduction potential which are affected by biological activity are considered as non-conservative. [30] [31] Now let’s discuss the crucial water quality parameters taking into consideration the importance of monitoring them in an aquaculture setting for reusing them for irrigating processes. So at first nitrogen cycle must be discussed. [30] [32] The nitrogen cycle can be described as follows. Figure 1 The graph of nitrogen cycle
Boyd, C.E. 1976. Water chemistry and plankton in unfertilized ponds in pastures and in woods.635-636, Stickney, R.R., 1979. Principles of warm water aquaculture. John Wiley & Sons, New York. Nitrogen fixation is the process by which bacteria, aerobic, anaerobic and photosynthetic transform atmospheric nitrogen to organic nitrogen. [30] Many organisms such as plants also rely on this process for survival. Ammonification is the process by which organic nitrogen is converted to nitrogenous ammonia by heterotrophic microorganisms. Nitrification is the biological conversion of ammonia to nitrate. Nitrifies carry out this process and can be autotrophic
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