Losing the war on green water


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I've been fighting a losing war on green water for months. I've decided to get rid of my fish and find good homes for them. I travel a lot and don't have the time or energy to devote to the hobby any more. The problem is that the water is so murky that I can't find the fish to catch them.

Is there a way to, at least temporarily, clear the water so I can catch the fish and find them a good home? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

P.S. Anyone in central FL who wants some huge Shubunkins let me know.
 

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best way is a crate with quilt batting in it and hose from pump running into it and you can use peroxide to clear water .I usually use 2 cups in 5000 gallons
 
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You could pump the water down so there's less of it. Might make them easier to see.

Hope you find a taker for your fish!
 
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The polyester quilt batting and peroxide work. Peroxide kills algae, the batting will catch it, so it can be removed. You could post the fish on the classifieds here, might get takers local.
 
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I've been fighting a losing war on green water for months. I've decided to get rid of my fish and find good homes for them. I travel a lot and don't have the time or energy to devote to the hobby any more. The problem is that the water is so murky that I can't find the fish to catch them.

Is there a way to, at least temporarily, clear the water so I can catch the fish and find them a good home? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

P.S. Anyone in central FL who wants some huge Shubunkins let me know.
If you need a home for them. I can take them. I’m in central Florida.
 
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You could pump the water down so there's less of it. Might make them easier to see.
I drop the water real low to catch fish. Makes it a lot easier. With my pond now, I catch none, they get to live in peace.
 
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I've been fighting a losing war on green water for months. I've decided to get rid of my fish and find good homes for them. I travel a lot and don't have the time or energy to devote to the hobby any more. The problem is that the water is so murky that I can't find the fish to catch them.

Is there a way to, at least temporarily, clear the water so I can catch the fish and find them a good home? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

P.S. Anyone in central FL who wants some huge Shubunkins let me know.
I am in Tampa, would be glad to give your fish homes. I have a 3000 gal. pond and one large koi and three 5inch goldfish
 
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This is the time of year for me, where the algae blooms, but the plants haven't come out of hibernation yet. So I guess the algae is doing the job of the plants untill they take over, then the pond will clear up. Every year I get a couple months of murky green water, before the pond plants start growing again.
 

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