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Guide to building a cheap and durable carp fish pond

AgriSearch: Choosing the Right Area for Raising Carp Fish

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Building a new pond for the fish

AgriSearch believes that in order to raise carp fish successfully, it’s important to have a high-quality pond that can accommodate the desired number of fish. Just like a house, the pond needs to be sturdy, secure, and beautiful for the fish to thrive!

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AgriSearch: Improving the Quality of Carp Fishponds

Raising carp fish
Raising profitable carp fish requires a high-quality fishpond

AgriSearch: Cleaning Used Fishponds

To improve the quality of the fishpond, it’s recommended to drain all the water and clean the old fishpond before starting the transformation process. Remove all the remaining water, deal with any foreign fish species, especially aggressive ones. Additionally, it’s important to clean up any debris and waste at the bottom of the pond. If there is mud left, only leave a thin layer.

For easy maintenance and fish care, it’s best to have a flat pond bottom with a slight slope towards the drainage system (similar to a bathroom floor in a house).

AgriSearch: Cleaning and Restoring Pond Banks

When it comes to the pond banks, it’s important to fill in any holes, burrows, or caves to prevent the fish from escaping. Clear any overgrown grass, bushes, and trees around the banks. Additionally, the banks should be raised to about 1.5m above the pond bottom.

AgriSearch: Disinfecting the Pond Before Raising Carp Fish

To achieve high efficiency in carp fish farming and prevent diseases, it’s recommended to add lime to the pond. Add 7 to 10kg of lime per 100m2. After adding lime, it’s important to let the pond dry for about a week. In areas with high iron content or previously infected fish, it’s recommended to double the amount of lime.

AgriSearch: Preparing the Pond Before Releasing Carp Fish

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Successful results in raising carp fish

Before releasing the carp fish, it’s advisable to spread decomposed manure with green waste as a bedding layer in the pond. Spread regular manure evenly and bundle green waste into separate bundles, placing them in different corners of the fishpond.

To ensure the safety of the fish, it’s recommended to install a sturdy mesh with small openings to prevent outside fish from entering the pond and competing for food and territory with the carp fish.

After completing all these steps, the pond can be filled with water, and the fish can be released!


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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the conditions needed to raise carp?
– The conditions needed to raise carp include a high-quality fish pond and an adequate number of fish.

2. How should I choose the appropriate area for raising carp?
– It is recommended to build ponds with an area ranging from 300-1000m², depending on the number of fish you plan to raise.

3. How can I clean and restore a used fish pond?
– To clean a used fish pond, empty the water and remove any impurities, such as debris and unwanted fish. Level the bottom of the pond and create a slight slope towards the water drainage system.

4. How do I disinfect the pond before raising carp?
– To disinfect the pond, add lime to the bottom of the pond, approximately 7-10kg per 100m². Let the pond dry for about a week before adding new water.

5. How should I prepare the pond before releasing carp fry?
– Prior to releasing carp fry, fertilize the pond with composted manure. Install a mesh screen to prevent other fish from entering the pond.

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaneyhttps://agrisearch.net
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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