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#3356101 - 09/11/13 08:46 PM fish kill
buck71
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I have a 4 acre pond behind my house and its starting to turn whats the best thing to do for the pond?
thx in advance for any tips

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#3356116 - 09/11/13 08:51 PM Re: fish kill [Re: buck71]
Cottontop
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Back your bush hog into the pond just enough to make the water turbulent and let it run for a couple of hours.
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#3357417 - 09/12/13 08:49 PM Re: fish kill [Re: Cottontop]
DIRTTRAX
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 Originally Posted By: Cottontop
Back your bush hog into the pond just enough to make the water turbulent and let it run for a couple of hours.


Good idea!
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#3357458 - 09/12/13 09:18 PM Re: fish kill [Re: Cottontop]
Wompuscat
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 Originally Posted By: Cottontop
Back your bush hog into the pond just enough to make the water turbulent and let it run for a couple of hours.
Have you tried this?
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#3358130 - 09/13/13 12:51 PM Re: fish kill [Re: Wompuscat]
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It can't hurt at least the underside of it will be clean lol
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#3358209 - 09/13/13 01:56 PM Re: fish kill [Re: AROD]
Cottontop
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Yep I have done it a couple of time over the years. I had a guy over looking to buy a bull when he noticed fish in one of my ponds coming to the surface sucking air. He told me what to do saying the same thing had happened to him. I listened and it worked. Only lost a couple of fish. That has been about twenty years and I have done it twice more since then with positive results.
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#3378951 - 09/29/13 11:21 AM Re: fish kill [Re: Cottontop]
pmtom_99
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I work at a fish hatchery and we do it a couple times a year to ponds we do not have electricity run to.
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