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Largemouth bass have a relentless appetite, and in order for a pond to grow fat, healthy bass there should be plenty of forage available. Tilapia, while native to the Nile River in Africa, have a remarkable aquaculture value and are an outstanding additional forage food for your bass. As a puttinged bonus, tilapia is the number two fish on the planet's food industry, and can be delighted in by you and your family.

The concept of stocking tilapia in your bass pond is a relatively originality beginning around five years ago. However, it remains to acquire attention with the levels of success it has achieved. Tilapia is more tolerant of high water temperatures, high salinity, low dissolved oxygen levels, and high amounts of ammonia concentrations than other forage fish. They are sexually mature at around six inches, which they can achieve in only a couple of months if sufficient food is available, and will spawn every 3-5 weeks creating up too 500 young. The offspring are protected in the mother's mouth starting from eggs, as well as shortly after hatching. This mouth brooding will safeguard the eggs and fry from early predation, yielding a high survival rate, and enabling them to rapidly reach 3-5 inches, making them outstanding forage for your 14-16 inch bass. Tilapia will not compete with your other fish for food as most of their diet includes vegetation and detritus, especially filamentous algae. For that reason, their diet can result in less organic develop, and can even help avoid algae from covering your pond, which numerous pond owners know can be one of the largest problems in maintaining a pond.

You can begin stocking tilapia when your water temperature is regularly over 60 degrees. Because tilapias are fantastic at utilizing the natural resources of a pond, they are able to sustain their numbers with relative convenience. This is especially true in a well-fertilized pond with lots of plankton for them to feed upon. They will also eat pellets from fish feeders if you have one available. You can maximize the feeding time to accommodate any type of additional fish. If you are stocking tilapia mainly for all-natural algae control about 10-20 pounds per acres suffices. If making the most of the growth potential of your bass is the goal, then plan on stocking 30-100 pounds per acre.

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