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Re: [Killietalk] "Pond" critters
Hope those pools do not have any chemicals that retard fungus of
algae growth. Joe in Alabama
On Jul 20, 2007, at 10:31 AM, debunix wrote:
> I would not trust myself to get out all the larvae, although I
> certainly would net as much as I can for the other fish.
> They do have some cover--fallen leaves, clumps of algae, java moss,
> and a few other plant bits to hide under, but they were out in the
> relative open this am, and the pool is pretty cool--about 68 degrees
> right now. If they're not perked up by this afternoon, I will bring
> the fish in, and at the moment, I do not have any other fish I am
> willing to risk out there.
> So if I have to remove the fish for their own safety, and as many
> larvae as I can catch to feed the fish, and dump out the pool, does
> it have to dry out pretty completely to kill any larvae that stick to
> the sides? Do I need to hose it out? I don't want to kill the algae
> that is barely getting started, just the skeeters.
> Diane in Los Angeles
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