…in a good way…for preserving our fish! Life just seems to ebb and flow around me, and so since the last entry there has been a lot that has happened. I shall reserve these goings on for another couple of posts, so this one doesn’t get too cluttered and I stay on track with this … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Jade Perch
Hi-ho Silver, and awaaaaay!
We have added to our tribe On Friday I checked out the website of our wonderful fish supplier and discovered that they had no Jade Perch in stock. Arggghhh. Since the ‘Terrible loss of September 2014’ we now have a spare tank and the sensible thing is to stock it, so I called Andrew and … Continue reading
Turning flower-pots into castles The fish have been doing quite well. Although we are still experiencing some losses with the Barramundi, the Jade Perch are just going from strength to strength. When we asked the opinion of the supplier what he would stock three tanks with, he replied: ‘Jade Perch, Jade Perch and Jade Perch’. … Continue reading
We were always going to have losses
…and that’s a sad fact 😦 To date we have farewelled 24 fingerlings. Of course I have kept a chart (number, date and from which tank): Tank 1 (Jades)—7, Tank 2 (Jades)—5 and Tank 3 (Barras)—12. As I have no doubt mentioned before, it’s a bit of a balancing act, and out of 150+ fish … Continue reading
A full complement of fish It’s been only three weeks since the IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) arrived—all eight of them on the back of a truck. These metal crated plastic cube-like structures have a carrying capacity of around 1,000 litres each. We have put four to water collection from our lovely big tin roof, and … Continue reading