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#11608094 - 05/17/16 11:37 AM Livewell management
medic5930 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
Posts: 107
Loc: EAST TEXAS
I recently fished a tournament on Sam Rayburn and lost first place due to a dead fish. I know that sometimes there is nothing more you can do to keep one alive, but I want to maximize my livewell systems. I know about cooling the water temps down. I am looking for more of a product suggestion. I am looking into the Oxygenator by TH marine and also the vents for the lids of the livewells. What GPH would yall recommend for an Aerator/Live well pump? Any other product suggestions? Thanks for all the comments.

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#11612497 - 05/19/16 11:40 AM Re: Livewell management [Re: medic5930]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3842
Loc: Longview, Tx
What up, Jimmy! Don't forget to get an additive for the livewell like Catch and Release. Also you can add Hydrogen Peroxide to the livewell. Use 1/2 cup of peroxide per 15 gallons of water and use frozen water bottle like you mentioned the other day. Shoot for 70-75 degrees on your water temp. A cheap laser thermometer from Harbor Freight will give you an instant reading on the surface temp.
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