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510 tilapia and koi die as foam flows into farm's fishpond

By Rob Shikina

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 24, 2014

~~<p>Glenn Martinez spent two days burying the hundreds of tilapia and koi that lived in a pond on his Wai&shy;ma&shy;nalo farm after the fish &mdash;worth thousands of dollars &mdash; mysteriously died Wednesday in one hour.</p>
<p>At about 7 a.m., just before the fish began struggling, white foam floated down a small stream and entered Martinez's pond. He noticed something was amiss when he heard splashing and found the fish swimming on their sides and throwing themselves on the rocks.</p>
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Glenn Martinez spent two days burying the hundreds of tilapia and koi that lived in a pond on his Wai­ma­nalo farm after the fish —worth thousands of dollars — mysteriously died Wednesday in one hour.

At about 7 a.m., just before the fish began struggling, white foam floated down a small stream and entered Martinez's pond. He noticed something was amiss when he heard splashing and found the fish swimming on their sides and throwing themselves on the rocks. Login for more...



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