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Fish for Ornamental Garden Pools

…and stress sections). Fish must be stocked correctly if they are to remain healthy. When stocking, it is necessary to acclimate the fish to the temperature and pH of the pool water. To do this, float the transport bag containing fish in the…

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Location, Size, and Type of Ornamental Garden Pools

…backyards, public parks, hotel lobbies, mall courtyards, restaurants, apartment balconies, and even basements in colder climates. In Japan, where ornamental pools have been popular for centuries, pool and garden designs are highly artistic….

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Basics of Saltwater Shrimp Farming

… shrimp (PLs) purchased from a hatchery. At stocking the PLs are less than 1/2 inch in length. Because of our temperate climate, ponds are stocked in April and May. Stocking densities vary from less than one post larval shrimp per square fo…

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Weed Control and Wildlife Enhancement in Recreational Fish Ponds

…id out, perhaps fertilized, planted (stocked), weeded, pruned (in this case, selectively harvested), and protected from climate-related catastrophe (for examples, turn-overs) to be bountiful. All of this takes time and effort, but the rewar…

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Aquatic Resources Team: Project Activities & Impacts 2017


Background: This project focuses on community resilience to natural and man-made hazards, including sea level rise and climate resilience. One tool used in this project is the Community Resilience Index. A Community Resilience Index web tr…

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Mariculture: A Developing Industry

…atives to offshore culture include low-salinity, inshore operations. Some animals including cobia and red drum can be acclimated to low salinity. Research is under way to determine the potential of culturing these and other marine species i…

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Basics of Saltwater Shrimp Farming

… shrimp (PLs) purchased from a hatchery. At stocking the PLs are less than 1/2 inch in length. Because of our temperate climate, ponds are stocked in April and May. Stocking densities vary from less than one post larval shrimp per square fo…

4 min read