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#10905895 - 06/09/15 01:51 PM Carp in pond
YAKaddict Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 464
Loc: Plano
Let's say about 4 carp happened to "find their way" into a private pond my buddy owns. Would they eat all the floating algae , and would they disturb the bass population?

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#10905974 - 06/09/15 02:26 PM Re: Carp in pond [Re: YAKaddict]
BCJC82 Offline
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Registered: 03/01/09
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How big is the pond?

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#10906256 - 06/09/15 04:11 PM Re: Carp in pond [Re: YAKaddict]
rsmith Online   content
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Registered: 11/11/03
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Loc: killeen tx
muddy pond

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#10906728 - 06/09/15 07:44 PM Re: Carp in pond [Re: BCJC82]
YAKaddict Offline
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Originally Posted By: BCJC82
How big is the pond?
Not huge lets say 75 square yards maybe a little bit more

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#10906733 - 06/09/15 07:46 PM Re: Carp in pond [Re: rsmith]
YAKaddict Offline
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Originally Posted By: rsmith
muddy pond

Not really just a lot of nasty algae that seems to be coming from the bottom of the pond , looks like the same thing I see them sucking off of the slips at the lake

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#10907057 - 06/09/15 09:39 PM Re: Carp in pond [Re: YAKaddict]
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I'm no pond expert, but could the pond be going through it's "turn over"? If so, should be cleared up in a few days or weeks.
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#10908257 - 06/10/15 10:22 AM Re: Carp in pond [Re: rsmith]
Fishbreeder Offline
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Registered: 02/07/10
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Originally Posted By: rsmith
muddy pond


Yep.

Koi (still carp) would do better than wild carp, they'll eat grass and stuff, wild ones won't. Use only males or only females. Koi or carp, once in the pond, if they get a spawn off, they'll turn it to a mudhole.

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#10909675 - 06/10/15 07:53 PM Re: Carp in pond [Re: YAKaddict]
YAKaddict Offline
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Thanks for the replies guys!

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