2 Results for tag: fish stocking

Causes of Fish Kills

The ecosystem of a lake or pond is a complex balance of living organisms and their environment. When any one element is thrown off balance, every other part of the ecosystem is affected. Fish, in particular, are significantly damaged by any change to the lake’s oxygen, plant life, and bacteria levels. Fish kills are a strong ... More

Benefits of Fish Stocking

Have you ever wondered how fish get in ponds in the first place? Well, one way is by people putting them in there on purpose! The practice is called fish stocking, and it involves raising fish in a controlled area like a hatchery to release into various waterways such as rivers, lakes, and ponds. Fish stocking helps: ... More