Food in water

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  1. choc24/7

    choc24/7 Elite Refuge Member

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    I asked a similar question before. We have a little duck camp with a flooded marsh that will always probably be ankle to knee deep at least with no way of controlling it. Is there anything we can plant in there for food? There's no current unless it's windy.
     
  2. Clayton

    Clayton Moderator Moderator

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    The reality there are few good choices. You could try wild rice but there are far more failures than success with it. Coontail or pondweed but again failures out way success. If truly only ankle deep you could try buying bareroot duck potato. It would take many plants to produce any meaningful volume of food.
     
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    choc24/7 Elite Refuge Member

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    no cannot relocate vegetation. water levels are tough, located along a river and could flood. water levels can vary drastically depending on the rain....might be a lost cause...
     
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    KAHunter Elite Refuge Member

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    I would try sago pondweed if it holds water alll year round
     

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