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What problems do crayfish cause?

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Because of their larger size and more aggressive nature, rusty crayfish can impact fish populations by consuming small fish and fish eggs, and negatively impact fish and spread unwanted aquatic plants by aggressively harvesting underwater plant beds.

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    Grass carp will eat algae if preferred plants are not available, but this is not a recommended control strategy. ... Water additives are also sold to reduce algae growth. These products usually contain bacteria and/or enzymes that reduce algae growth by consuming nutrients in the pond water.

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    The most effective for larger kingfish have been the Nomad Stick bait and popper range. The Nomad Riptide has amazing action and a reputable lure for a large range of pelagics. Sinking hard bodies are the go to when fish are not feeding or pushing bait to the surface.

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    The black dots are their stomachs full of food. When you notice the eggs get big and brownish in color, put the mom in a breeding net with some plants (about day 18 or so). Do not put the shrimp in with your fry, they will eat them.

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