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Soil and Composting: pond water for garden

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San Marcos, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 9, 2009
5:10 PM

Post #6242759

I have a 400 gallon pond full of goldfish. The water is slightly green since I dont use a pump or uv sterilization. I wonder if the fish poop works as a good fertilizer. Also, would the green algae in the water act like liquid seaweed to help root growth. I would prefer to use the pond water to water my plants than city water.

Chesapeake, VA
(Zone 7b)

March 9, 2009
6:57 PM

Post #6243236

I have read that it is good water to use. Someone with more knowledge will be along shortly to let you know for sure.


Bardstown, KY
(Zone 6a)

March 10, 2009
3:27 PM

Post #6247008

See the following article. It should answer all your questions!

San Marcos, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 10, 2009
5:09 PM

Post #6247460

Hmmm. I knew the waste would be good but I always wondered about the algae. I will continue doing it. Thanks.


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