New and curious about aquaponics and ducks!

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by B3NZ0, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. B3NZ0

    B3NZ0 In the Brooder

    Feb 29, 2016
    Hey all
    I recently bought a house and am wanting to raise a few muscovy ducks. I have a 4'x6' pondd kit that goes 2ft deep, that I would like to use for my ducks. I know they dirty the water rather fast. I don't want to change the water every week, so I'm wanting to use floating pots with vegtables to keep the pond clean. Any ideas on what I can grow in the pond that the ducks won't eat?

  2. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

    Jan 23, 2013
    Pocono Mtns
    My Coop
    First, let me welcome you to the forum! This is a great forum with great people and a lot of great information.

    Now, the neighbor used to raise ducks, and they DO make a short stay of clean water; it doesn't take long. I don't know if you will be able to keep that volume of water clean from their mess with just plants. Perhaps someone who actually raises ducks may be able to give you better guidance.

    Oh well, nice to have you aboard.

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