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Re: [Killietalk] Raising Killifish Fry in Pond
Lee wrote ...
> The most serious predators, in my experience, are dragon fly or related
> larvae. They will wipe out a pond of middle to lower water inhabitants,
> Aphyosemions or Cynolebias. Top water killies, like Aplocheilus or
Epiplatys seem to
> escape their pincers.
Someone cued me into putting live food cultures and a few containers of fish
under the trees or at least in some shade. Plants will grow, but not as
fast. Overheating is less of a problem.
But the most important thing for me was that flying predators are much less
likely to settle in or visit and lay eggs if there is no watery reflection
in the sky.
A neightbor protects her koi with two large, "assertive" dogs behind that
Now if only I could keep the pikelings from jumping out. :(
(Maybe more plants and/or that netting of Wayne's - but the varmints keep
stirring up the plants and would tangle netting. Don't want a big assertive
All the best,
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