Vitamin Functions for fish.
Vitamin required in relatively small quantities, primarily to maintain health and growth of fish body. Judging from its physical properties, vitamins can be divided into two groups namely soluble vitamins and water soluble vitamins in fat. Vitamins that dissolve in water include thiamine (vitamin B), riboflavin (vitamin B2), pantothenic acid (vitamin B6), biotin, and kobalamin (vitamin B 2), and others.
Vitamin fat-soluble include retinol (vitamin A), kolekalsiferol or ergokalsiferol (vitamin D), alpha tocopherol (vitamin E), and menadion ', vitamin K).
Vitamin B1 B6, and B12 function to support growth and can stimulate appetite, whereas vitamin B2 plays a role in the growth and exchange of nutrients (such as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins) from the set of cells in the body of the fish and for the reproduction process.
Vitamin A serves to support eye health, while vitamin D is required for the metabolism of minerals (especially calcium and phosphorus). Vitamin E effect on fish movement and in the process of reproduction, whereas the effect of vitamin K in blood clotting process.
Source: Ir. M. Firdaus SAhwan, M.M. 2001
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