Applying Lime In Pond Of Minnow

Applying lime in the pond of minnow is very important for fish farming. After collecting all fishes from pond use 100kg lime per acres in the basal level of pond. And the pond which are not possible to dry use 100kg lime per acres by mixing with water. Applying rate of lime per acre depends on the Ph level of soil. Lime using rate may vary depending on the Ph level of soil. A chart of using lime per acre are listed below.
Ph Level of Soil Quantity of Lime (kg/acre)
4 1000
4-4.5 500
4.6-5.5 300
5.6-6.5 200
6.6-7.5 100
Stock water after 3 days of applying lime in the pond of minnow. By using lime not only the basal insects and animals die but also some alimentary elements come out from soil which get mixed with water and helps to produce fish feed. Don’t stock minnow in the pond for 7-15 days after applying lime in the pond.

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