Asked by: Najiha Ensslin
asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th April, 2020

Can I shock my pond?

If fish are dying in your pond or if you see lots of algae, it may be time to shock the pond to clean it up. However, too much algae can rob fish and plants of the oxygen they need. Shocking your pond and getting rid of the harmful algae can restore the clean, clear look to you pond.

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Then, can you shock fish in a pond?

Electrofishing is a management tool used to analyze the quantity and type of fish in a pond, lake or river. The water is shocked by an electric current which temporarily paralyzes the fish, allowing them to be counted.

does shocking fish kill? Electrofishing does not usually kill fish, but simply stuns them.

Beside this, does vinegar kill algae in ponds?

A solution of diluted bleach with one part bleach to nine parts water can help kill and prevent algae. Another option is to use a mix of white vinegar and water. Vinegar is safe and is effective on algae. Rinse the fountain thoroughly after cleaning it.

What is shocking a pond?

Fish Electro Shocking. Fish Electro Shocking is used by pond & lake owners for a few reasons. The fish are momentarily stunned and then collected safely with dip nets. The fish are then placed in a live well on the boat. Information is then collected and then the unharmed fish are released back into the pond.

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