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If a pond or lake is not only used for fishing, but also for swimming, a test for E. coli bacteria can be made. http://ow.ly/QGA4O

Fish breathe dissolved oxygen. Some fish are more sensitive to lower pH than others. All these factors must be taken into consideration.

Algae may start detoxifying a pond that contains a lot of nitrogen waste, in turn, the algae affect the pH and amount of dissolved oxygen.

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Fish waste and organic debris result in ammonia and nitrates. http://ow.ly/QGzQg

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There are a series of factors that interact that biologists understand. http://ow.ly/QGzJZ

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The amount of suspended particles in a pond or lake is tested also by a water quality test. http://ow.ly/QGzDy

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Temperature testing is done because all reactions in a lake or pond are affected by the temperature. http://ow.ly/QGzAc

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A phosphorus test gives information about the nutrients available in fresh water. http://ow.ly/QGzuq

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An alkalinity test is given to determine the capacity of the water to neutralize acids. http://ow.ly/QGziY

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A hardness test measures the amount of calcium and magnesium carbonate. http://ow.ly/QGzdJ
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