Pond construction ideas needed: more questions...
EFMonaco at compuserve.com
Tue Aug 3 16:51:37 EDT 1999
I don't know what others will say about this, but conventional wisdom says
that tree plantings will increase seepage because the roots penetrate the
dam core material. Bamboo, however, spreads a mat laterally and isn't
supposed to penetrate deep enough to break apart the core. No fruit for
the fish to eat; and I've never seen this actually done to know if it
works. If it didn't, the bamboo would be tough to get out.
>I'll take advantage of this thread to ask about planting trees near pond
making self-feed aquaculture systems ( for fruit-eating fish). The dam
areas get very
hot in the summer, and I wonder if one can safely plant trees on them , or
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