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Aquaculture/Aquaponics 101 Teacher Workshop Set For July 8-12

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.- Interested in learning about the art and science of aquaponics? The Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences is hosting an Aquaculture/Aquaponics 101 Teacher Workshop. The workshop wil…

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Auburn University Fisheries Program To Host Fisheries Field Day

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – People looking for a close up experience with aquatic critters should attend the Auburn Fisheries Field Day. This event is Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and is free to attend.

Auburn Universityâ…

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Oyster Farming App Reaching Producers Nationwide

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is excited to announce a product that will be a handy tool in oyster production operations across the country. The Oyster Farming app is the newest free mobile app from Al…

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Spotted Seatrout in Alabama

Spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) belong to the drum family Scianidae. Other locally common members of the drum family include the Atlantic croaker, southern king fish (ground mullet), black drum, and red drum. Spotted seatrout, also k…

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Flooded Wells: Shock Chlorination

Take steps to ensure that your well water is safe after a flood. One method of disinfection is shock chlorination.

Upon Return to Your Home
After a flood, it is strongly recommended that a licensed water well driller…

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Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program

The Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program is a volunteer-based project that focuses on education, restoration/enhancement, and research by bringing the reef to the people.

Volunteers with access to waterfront property in Mobile or Baldwin …

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Problems in Ornamental Garden Pools

Problems is part six of six in the Ornamental Garden Pools series.
Water Quality Problems
The two most common water quality problems are oxygen depletions and the build-up of toxic nitrogenous wastes.

Oxygen depletions occur because th…

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Aquatic Plants for Ornamental Garden Pools

Aquatic Plants is part five of six in the Ornamental Garden Pools series.

Aquatic plants not only add beauty to an ornamental pool but are also effective filters and nutrient absorbers. Plants, like sagittaria or anacharas (elodea), come…

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Fish for Ornamental Garden Pools

Fish is part four of six in the Ornamental Garden Pools series.

One common mistake made by novice ornamental pool owners is to stock too many fish. Many people do not consider the number of fish the pool can safely support and that fish …

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Water for Ornamental Garden Pools

Water is part three of six in the Ornamental Garden Pools series.
Water Source
Whether your ornamental pool is a plastic tub or a backyard wonder with waterfalls and hidden lights, good water quality must be maintained. If not, the pool d…

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