Blue Tilapia , Oreochromis Aureus , is a large cichlid fish. Adults can grow to 16” in length and weigh 9 pounds. Blue Nile Tilapia can withstand water temps between 47 and 105 degrees. They are mouth brooders and females have between 100 and 1500 eggs per brood. Blue Nile Tilapia are commonly used on Aquaponic farms. They are a great source of protein and are delicious! Blue Nile Tilapia also serve as a great biological control for unwanted or invasive aquatic vegetation. Pond stocking available.