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fish food for fertilizer?

Posted by Flyster none (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 14, 14 at 14:47

Ive got a buddy who used to have trout in his dugout. He has some leftover feed in pellet form and am just wondrering if it would be ok or beneficial to add this to my vegetable garden. Also could you plant right after?

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RE: fish food for fertilizer?

  • Posted by digdirt 6b-7a North AR (My Page) on
    Mon, Apr 14, 14 at 19:10

Any idea what the ingredients in it may be? Needs to contain some form of nitrogen or other nutrients or minerals to be considered a fertilizer/ Add to a compost pile? Sure.

Can't see what benefit or harm it might provide directly to the soil without knowing what it is made of.


RE: fish food for fertilizer?

It's mostly protein, fat and fibre with small amounts of phosphous, sodium and calcium.

RE: fish food for fertilizer?

I used fish emulsion and it works nicely as a foliar spray. I sometimes water with fish emulsion in a watering can . It smells really bad for some time and then its OK :)

Here is a link that might be useful: Foliar Spraying Plants

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