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#493572 - 07/10/18 04:01 PM Ok to add lime now?
JKS3613 Offline


Registered: 02/12/15
Posts: 33
Loc: LA, USA
Any reason why I need to wait until Fall to add Ag lime, not hydrated, to my ponds? I was told by an "expert" to wait until Fall or Winter to add it but he couldn't really say why. My plan is to run a spreader truck along the perimeter. I can't see what it would hurt, but then again, I figured that I better check. TIA....

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#493575 - 07/10/18 04:10 PM Re: Ok to add lime now? [Re: JKS3613]
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Registered: 05/03/14
Posts: 1269
Loc: Louisiana, USA
Sometimes they are busier in the summer than the fall or winter, which is why they prefer liming later in the year. From what I can tell, it does't make a lot of difference to the BOW.
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#493583 - 07/10/18 05:48 PM Re: Ok to add lime now? [Re: JKS3613]
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Loc: LA, USA
That's what I was hoping to hear. Thanks!

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#493640 - 07/11/18 01:17 PM Re: Ok to add lime now? [Re: JKS3613]
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Now will be fine.
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#493655 - 07/11/18 05:55 PM Re: Ok to add lime now? [Re: JKS3613]
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Registered: 02/12/15
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Loc: LA, USA
Thanks! I ended up adding 3 tons to my new pond and 2 tons to the old one. Everything seems just fine. I'll upload a video if I can figure out how.

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#493662 - 07/11/18 10:14 PM Re: Ok to add lime now? [Re: JKS3613]
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Registered: 10/02/17
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Probably doesn't help you much, but I added dolomitic ag lime to my pond last week. So far, so good... pH looks great and fish seem to be well.
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