Our marble goby pond
Above are some pictures of our pond at the very early stage. My brother in law Suhaimi and me built this pond our self based on advices from many of the village folks. Take it from us, some of the advice are OK but many are useless and costly. If I have to built these ponds again, I will do it almost the same with 3 exceptions : 1. will not use attap roof 2. will use 2 bricks format or bata sembilan as the wall, and 3. All ponds will be 10ft by 10 ft for easy management by 1 person.
Currently we have about 1500 fry in these pond and more is being put in. We have built 6 more pond besides the above pond. Currently they contain haruan bujuk which is a mix breed of channa lucius and channa striata.
Our pond are actual 20 by 100 ft divided in about many smaller pond. The height is about 2 feet. Water level is at most 1.3-1.5 ft. The other 6 pond is 20by10 feet with 40 inches height.
All water are drawn from an open well nearby using electric pump. All pond have its own water pump to get the water moving. Since we do not put too many fishes in each pond, the ammonia level are kept pretty low. We add in water to make up for water that is lost through evaporation every 2 weeks.
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