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Not sure if this observation helps anyone, but the bugs are thick in SD right now. While I was watering the garden tonight my son dropped a flashlight in the 5 gallon bucket of water I was using. Hundreds of the little boogers immediately dove towards the light and were caught in the water. It worked better than a bug zapper and any beneficials could be scooped out I imagine.
 
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We are considering installing some night lighting in the aquaponics tanks to help with feeding the fish.  I wonder if anyone has any experience with that they would like to share?  Now if only yellow flies and horse flies were out at night.
 
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Yes! I have yet to install such a thing, but I’m dieing to hear how it goes!
 
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We used to do this on our pond with a light right above the water the fish were waiting right below.


Indeed a pond with a light right under the water might make the fish fatter.

I imagine a few drops of detergent in the water would help more of them drown with surface tension, and a few mosquito bits to stop them from populating....
 
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Commercial product ->

https://bo-jofishlight.com

 
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What is this  [SD right now] please?
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