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MartinB's Journal

MartinB's Journal

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A cure for blanket weed

02 April 2010 22:47:04
A cure for blanket weed

A cure for blanket weed

If you overpopulate your pond with fish then they will eat all the blanket weed. Our other pond nearby has only 6 fish and we have to haul the stuff out every day. The pond in the picture that I took today started off with 6 fish and I have even given hundreds of them away and yet it is always full of them.


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Mairin Mairin 02 April 2010 23:47:11

Can I ask a stupid question?  Why don't you put some of them from the pond that there are so many into the one with only 6? 


MartinB MartinB 02 April 2010 23:58:01

That pond had too many and I gave them all away and so that I could put a different sort of fish in. Those six have started to have babies so it continues.


fran m fran m 03 April 2010 07:16:13

As simple as that, good one.


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