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Yellow Perch

A group for sharing information and experiences with yellow perch growing and breeding.

Members: 47
Latest Activity: Dec 18, 2020

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Perch Temperatures and Growth Rates

Started by Jeremiah Robinson. Last reply by John Stevenson Jan 15, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi there,I'm new to the group, but just put in a permit request for yellow perch.  I'm excited, and can't wait to have a fish fry next year.Anyhow, I tend to cycle different kinds of fish through my…Continue


Started by Leeroy Miller. Last reply by Jason N Jul 1, 2014. 8 Replies

Any success, hints, tips, or experience with Yellow Perch: mating habits, habitat/optimal conditions, spawning?Continue

Cohabitation traits

Started by txdurk. Last reply by Bill Bailey Apr 3, 2013. 8 Replies

Ideally, I would like to diversify a planned aquaponic tank of around 900 gallons with a mussel, a panfish, and a species of crayfish. I like the idea of the yellow perch since my family hates…Continue

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Comment by Ellen Roelofs on January 20, 2012 at 11:00am

Also, if you have a picture of your fish, I will make it the group thumbnail. )

Comment by Ellen Roelofs on January 20, 2012 at 10:59am

Steve, what kind of temperatures have you kept them at?  Have you run into any problems?  

I am working with tilapia indoors now, but I am hoping to use perch in an outdoor system in Michigan later this year.

Comment by Steve Federwisch on January 19, 2012 at 6:51am

I currently have about 50 yellow perch. I got them in April and they are doing quite well. I am expanding my system and will get about 100-150 more, hopefully soon.

Comment by David Schwinghamer on January 18, 2012 at 10:08pm

I heard that Jade Perch is good for aquaponics but they have to be kept above 59 degrees and are high in omega 3. Can anyone verify this?

Comment by Ellen Roelofs on January 18, 2012 at 6:44pm

Is anyone here currently keeping perch?


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