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The difference explained to me by my fish farm was their "tuffies" are tank raised and 100% FHM. The "regular" FHM are pond raised and can be part stickleback. I bought the regular and did see several stickleback when stocking. I considered it no big deal and stocked the stickleback too. That was in 2014 and I've never seen a stickleback since. I've also seen "tuffies" sold that are rosie reds (the pink strain of FHM).

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The initial stocking in my forage pond was aboul half rosy reds and half regular FHM. After two years, there are very very few rosy reds. That color must be a recessive trait. ??

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Perhaps the pink color is more easily preyed upon. Anybody ever evaluated floating waxed cardboard for FHM egg laying in their pond?

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