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#549581 06/22/22 09:24 PM
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I have a half acre pond that I added muckaway a couple weeks ago, but I'm about to add fish this weekend and my question is its still approx. 6 inches of muck still there will this interfere with the fish like blue gills spawning

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Originally Posted by Ervin
I have a half acre pond that I added muckaway a couple weeks ago, but I'm about to add fish this weekend and my question is its still approx. 6 inches of muck still there will this interfere with the fish like blue gills spawning

What size fish/species of fish are you adding and what is the substrate below the muck?


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The BG will likely just move to more shallow water to find less sediment to lay their eggs. I don’t think you have anything to worry about. You could add some pea gravel in the shallows to facilitate a suitable substrate if you feel the need.

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If possible, remove the muck from a small shallow area and add gravel. BG will likely spawn anyway but would be more successful with a good spawning area.

















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