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Grass Carp - Lake Master Pros - Pond and Lake Stocking - Triploid - Dipoid
(ctenopharyngodon idella) 

Grass carp can eat 3 times their body weight every single day.

Grass carp can be a great management tool to control vegetation in your pond or lake. They can be stocked 10 per vegetated acre of water.  This is not to be mistaken for 10 per acre of water.  Some states require Triploid, which are rendered sterile.  Some states require permits before Grass Carp can be purchased.  Grass Carp do not pull vegetation out from the root.  The vegetation is gets sucked through the back of the mouth where the teeth cuts it off to maintain it. This is the reason grass carp do normally muddy ponds or lakes.  Grass Carp can grow 2 to an almost unbelievable 5 pounds per season.  Grass Carp will need to be restocked about every 7 years. Grass Carp have a forward facing mouth..  Not to be mistaken by common carp which face downward.. rewrite this using the words Grass Carp 15 times Include some interesting facts

They are a fantastic resource for managing vegetation in your pond or lake. These fish, can be stocked at a rate of 10 per vegetated acre of water. It’s important to note that this is not the same as 10 per acre of water.

In some states, the use of Triploid Grass Carp, which are sterile, is required. Additionally, permits may be needed before purchasing Grass Carp in certain areas.

One of the unique characteristics of Grass Carp is their method of feeding. Grass Carp do not uproot vegetation. Instead, they suck vegetation through the back of their mouth where their teeth cut it off. This is why Grass Carp do not typically muddy ponds or lakes.

Grass Carp have an impressive growth rate, gaining 2 to an astounding 5 pounds per season. However, they will need to be restocked approximately every 7 years.

An interesting fact about Grass Carp is their forward-facing mouth, which distinguishes them from common carp that have downward-facing mouths.

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