Category: Carp

Will carp keep a pond clean?

September 12, 2021, 19:04, asked: TSOutdoors

If stocked at high enough density, these guys will eat plants faster than the greenery can grow. Many pond owners have witnessed grass carp work wonders, taking choked-out ponds and cleaning them up, restoring beautiful waterways. Other times people experience little to no vegetative control....

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What is the difference between an F1 and a carp?

September 11, 2021, 05:12, asked: Karine Bélanger

Whats the difference between an F1 and a traditional carp? F1 carp are very similar to the traditional common carp, they have a distinct lack of barbules which comes from the cross breed with the crucian carp. Traditional common carp have four barbules and the F1 carp only have two which are a lot smaller....

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Can you catch silver carp?

September 9, 2021, 20:48, asked: Anthony Bergeron

Since the silver and bighead carp are filter feeders, which is one of the reasons they stay clean and healthy, even in not so clean and healthy water, this is also the reason that they generally cannot be caught using traditional rod and reel methods, such as using live or prepared baits or coaxed into striking a ......

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Are carp fun to catch?

September 8, 2021, 00:28, asked: Bryan

Carp can be easy to catch and fight like heck. These underappreciated fish are found in most water bodies and should be appreciated for their sporting ability....

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How to raise a baby carp?

September 6, 2021, 06:28, asked: Preditor Hunter

Feed freshly hatched carp hard boiled egg yolk for two days. This will be the initial food for your carp hatchlings. Carp hatchlings need a lot of food at first, so feed them three to five times a day for the first two to three days after they hatch. Freshly born carp will be blind and won't be able to see the food....

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How to keep carp in a tank?

September 4, 2021, 14:39, asked: Jason Michaud

Carp will live in anything, very very messy though so a large external filter is needed, pref rated to cope with around 3-4 times the water volume stated. Flow rate isnt that important, its the filter volume. A Eheim bucket filter like a 2250 or 2260 would be ideal for any tank 4' and over. Only feed ONCE a day....

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Do grass carp eat algae?

September 4, 2021, 06:06, asked: Brad Orcutt

Grass carp will eat algae if preferred plants are not available, but this is not a recommended control strategy. More details on grass carp are available in Pond Facts #10: Using Grass Carp to Control Aquatic Plants . Water additives are also sold to reduce algae growth....

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How can you tell how old a carp is?

September 4, 2021, 02:03, asked: Nick 🇨🇦 Official Account

The most commonly used structures on carp to determine the age of the carp is the scales, otoliths (ear bones) and hard fin rays. You can learn a lot from just one scale on a carp, you can determine the age of the carp, when it has spawned, it's growth and history....

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How can you tell the difference between a carp?

September 2, 2021, 16:12, asked: Peacock Papi

To tell the difference between F1 and common carp we will look at two points; The barbules; whereas common carp have four, F1 carp only have 2 and they are usually smaller than those on a Common Carp....

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What causes CARP skin disorder?

September 2, 2021, 04:26, asked: Carla Foster

The etiology of CARP is unclear; however, some suggested causes include an inherent keratinization disorder, an endocrinopathy, a reaction to UV light, a reaction to Pityrosporum, and a genetic factor. Clinically, CARP can present with hyperkeratotic papules or patches that coalesce to form a reticular pattern....

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