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#493724 - 07/13/18 11:05 PM Limestone rather than gypsum stone.
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Registered: 07/13/18
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Loc: Texas
Greetings. Our 2 acre 20 deep pond is under construction. Based on the difficulty I have had clearing other and old turbid ponds on our property, Id like to start off right with this new tank. Our soil is has a lot of clay. Based on my research and testing, gypsum works but temporarily and we still lack visual depth of 18 inches. I would like to try adding gypsum stone but I cannot find any in Tarrant, Jack, Parker or Wise County Texas. Would limestone be the next best substitute? Or does anyone know where I can get gypsum stone? Thank you all in advance.

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#493726 - 07/14/18 08:20 AM Re: Limestone rather than gypsum stone. [Re: Poole]
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Have your soil tested. It is inexpensive and will give you a good baseline from which to make decisions (chemical analysis). If the pond is low in alkalinity or even average ag lime will be a plus for both the fish and visibility. Barley straw has worked in some cases but not in others. Limestone rock can work but only very slowly as it dissolves.
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