Aquaponics which has become a very popular way of gardening and Tilapia are the fish of choice for many reasons. They grow very fast, can tolerate hot summer months in relatively smaller containers, a good food source and a great source of fish waste. Tilapia are one of the best producers of fresh fertilizer by way of their waste.
Other Types of Pond Fish For Sale
We no longer carry Tilapia, but here are 3 great alternatives you can choose:
Microbe-Lift Praziquantel is a gentle treatment recognized as the treatment of choice for diseases of koi, goldfish, and other ornamental pond fishes cause by trematodes (flukes) and cestodes (tapeworms). Microbe-Lift Praziquantel is harmless to all species of fishes including fry and is nontoxic to plants and harmless to biological filtration.
10 grams for 1000 gallons
50 grams for 5000 gallons
Directions for use:
As a Bath: Start the bath treatment with as large a partial water change as possible in the pond to
Microbe-Lift Broad Spectrum Disease Treatment is formulated with Malachite Green & Formalin. For use for disease caused by Ichthyophithirius (Ich), Chilodonella, Costia, Oodinium, Trichodina and fungal infections.
It is the preeminent broad spectrum malachite green and formalin treatment. It is formulated differently than any other malachite green and formalin mix.
Malachite green and formalin are two drugs that are more effective and less toxic in combination than when used individually. This is the definition of synergism. What makes MICROBE-LIFT/BSDT the preeminent product
Microbe-lift Ammonia Remover Neutralizes Toxic Ammonia, Chlormine and Clorine. It gives beneficial bacteria time to multiply and recover if the biological filter gets damaged keeping pond fish from being stressed.
Every ounce removes 1.25 ppm of toxic ammonia in 150 gallons of pond water by forming an irreversible complex to reduce free ammonia to safe levels.
May be used at startup when making water changes, replacing lost water due to evaporation or when your pond is overstocked with too many fish.
Microbe-lift Phosphate Remover is the Ultimate Phosphate remover for pond water. It is a polymeric blend with outstanding qualities, including the ability to tie-up large quantities of phosphate without negatively influencing the pond water in any way.
Phosphate, which is caused by decomposition of organic substances such as food surpluses, dead plant matter and fish waste is only harmless in concentrations below 0.3 ppm in pond water.
Will not harm fish or plants.
One ounce per 100 gallons.
Specially formulated for Rapid Ammonia and Nitrite Reduction.
Nite-out II is designed specifically for pond waters that contain marine life. Its highly specialized microbial consortium of nitrifying cultures are specially formulated to eliminate ammonia via a natural biological process termed "nitrification". The cultures contained in this product will establish, promote or stabilize and maintain nitrification in pond waters, eliminating the toxic effect of ammonia.
Treats diseases of fish caused by lice and anchorworms. Safe for use on all ornamental pond fish. Does not harm biological filtration. Perform three treatments one week apart with 20% water changes prior to each re-treatment.
Safe for all ornamental pond fish, reptiles, amphibians and mollusks. Should not be used with crustaceans and crayfish.
Use 1 ounce per 300 gallons.
Microbe-lift Pond Fish Wound Healant (RESTORE) promotes regeneration from damages to skin, fins and scales. Combines healing and protective coating action with fast results, especially when treating shredded fins, cuts, scratches and/or abrasions from rock and gravel. Provides protection against secondary bacterial infection.
Contains double slime coat protection promoting natural defense against infection plus added electrolytes and Vitamin B-12 to help heal and regenerate fins. Can be combined with Microbe-lift treatments for parasites or fungus to help repair damaged tissues.
A chemical treatment for all pond fish that helps prevent ick parasites, fungus and bacteria BEFORE they cause problems. A mild treatment to help protect against parasites, bad bacteria and environmental stresses. Reduces the possibility of infection and /or re-infection. Contains double slime coat protection. Use one ounce per 60 gallons per week or when adding new fish to the pond.