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#342072 - 07/03/13 01:54 PM Tilapia in South Louisiana pond?
Collette Slough Offline

Registered: 05/30/13
Posts: 32
Loc: Louisiana
Tried looking for information on this subject but came up with nothing. Is it possible to have tilapia in a 4/10 acre pond in the south?

#342075 - 07/03/13 02:07 PM Re: Tilapia in South Louisiana pond? [Re: Collette Slough]
esshup Offline
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Registered: 01/26/09
Posts: 24029
Loc: Grovertown, Indiana
If they are legal to stock in your pond by state law, then yes.

3/4 to 1 1/4 ac pond LMB, SMB, PS, BG, RES, CC, YP, Bardello BG, (RBT & Blue Tilapia - seasonal).

#342080 - 07/03/13 02:16 PM Re: Tilapia in South Louisiana pond? [Re: Collette Slough]
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Registered: 06/06/07
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Loc: St Louis, MO area
Any species of Tilapia are illegal to stock in Louisiana. A while back, someone posted an article of the state rotenoning an open bayou where a single tilapia was found,



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