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How do I know if my pond is ready for fish?

Asked: Dale St. Arnold, Last Updated:

When you determine that your water is ready for fish, follow these steps to add them in:

  1. Check the temperature of the water. ...
  2. If the temperature is right, float your fish in a bag of its previous water for 20-30 minutes before releasing them into the pond. ...
  3. When you add fish, don't add too many at a time.

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