What eats dead duckweed?

Answer Turtles, fish and other water-based species will eat duckweed. Duckweed is a stemless aquatic flowering plant that grows in mass quantities to produce a carpet-like appearance. Dried duckweed is fi... Read More »

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What eats duckweed?

Common duckweed is consumed by many animals, including the wood duck, Canada goose, mallard, beaver, common carp, eastern painted turtle and common snapping turtle. Not only is the duckweed a food ... Read More »

Can you buy duckweed?

Duckweed (Lemna minor) is available through select retailers. However, Ward's Natural Science advises customers to initially check with their state's Department of Agriculture for current restricti... Read More »

How to Use Duckweed for Aquaculture?

Duckweed can play an important role in the cycle of an aquaculture facility. Duckweed is a tiny floating plant--the smallest flowering plant in the world. It can provide an important source of vege... Read More »

Does duckweed spread?

Duckweed can spread across a pond quickly and thrives when nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients are present in large amounts. Duckweed can block sunlight from other plants, thus reducing oxygen... Read More »