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Extending Pond by eyeldham
I built my pond last year and have approx 15 fish - not huge. I built it with a flexible liner but now feel it is not quite big enough. I dug it fairly deep (3 foot) in middle with deep planting ledges, too deep probably as many of my baskets are on bricks. It is around 12 ft long and 6 ft wide....
July 24th 03 09:50 PM
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Iris's Any difference's?? by MISSYMAGICGIRL
Hi group, I just wanted to know is there any difference between the iris's for the garden or the iris's for the pond?? Thanks in advance, Sacha
July 25th 03 09:57 PM
by Jerrispond Go to last post
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liner by Steamer
Can I put 2 or 3 ft of soil on top of my liner to grow my lillies or do I have to leave them in pots? Thanks.
July 25th 03 11:33 PM
by Steamer Go to last post
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HI / Help Needed by Pete
Newbie here, I live in the UK and built a wildlife pond in my back garden about 6 weeks ago. There have just been two days of quite heavy rainful here (the great British summer) and today I noticed that there are small clumps of white eggs around the edge of the pond, stuck to the edges and just...
July 26th 03 02:01 AM
by dkat Go to last post
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Cracked concrete pond by groovy
I used a bitumen based sealant. Warmed it up to make it more liquid and chose a hot sunny day so that the concrete was warm. Brushed as much dust from the gap as possible and allowed the sealant to run down the cracks. I then spread the sealant away from the cracks to make a T shape over them (the...
July 26th 03 02:05 AM
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metal in pond by ken
I have just built a new pond. It is about 250 gallons. I want to start adding features and was wondering if I put steel in, will the rust cause a problem for the fish and plants I will be adding at a...
July 26th 03 06:51 PM
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Does anyone use EBAY by amanda pope
I am refitting my warehouse and need to clear out the stock to do this. someone suggested I auction it on EBAY. does anyone use it and is it a good place to sell water garden equipment. or should I just discount it on the website. www.arghamvillage.co.uk
July 30th 03 11:21 AM
by Amanda Pope Go to last post
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Raised Pond Construction by Stirkius
Hello All. I am in the process of turning my rear south facing garden from a wilderness into a "extension" of my house. Five years of hard graft have now resulted in raised beds , gravel walkways, yorkshire stone flagged steps and an area that is enjoyable to sit in and relax. I have now got to...
July 30th 03 02:30 PM
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Liner showing problem on large boulders by John Arruda
I am currently building a pond (still digging). I have large boulders that go 2 ft below water and come 4 ft out of the water. Theyre about 10 ton or so. I would like to have the liner below the water line and glue it or silicone it to the large boulders making it waterproof. I really dont want to...
July 30th 03 03:09 PM
by dkat Go to last post
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Koi Clay by Jeanne
Hi Guys...... I have read the koi clay site. Seems it cures everything from koi bulimia to koi hangnails. But the site is pushing that product so the claims are natural enough. Now I need some answers as to koi clay side effects. (1) Does it kill string algae? My koi enjoy rooting through...
August 1st 03 04:40 AM
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bogg garden for garden pond by David Porter
any info about bogg filters for ponds, David
August 3rd 03 03:54 PM
by David Porter Go to last post
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pond probs by blah
for all of u not on the REC.PONDS board....... heres my current situation: fairly new..month old 13x12x2feet deep pond.. i have massive amounts of algea or scum or something building up. i can only view up to about a foot down. i have about 10% plant coverage, 2 pumps, one is being filtered...
August 4th 03 12:21 PM
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New Pump by Simon Avery
"Rodney Pont" wrote: Hello Rodney F'sure, I have their 200watt pump which is lovely. Maybe my maths is a bit rusty, but I budgeted 50-60ukp/year running 24/7. Hard to notice in the general noise though. RP How long do they last and do they still use a shaft...
August 9th 03 12:27 AM
by Rodney Pont Go to last post
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Draining Your Pond by Brett Fogle
norraandchris, Not a silly question at all... There's no need to drain your pond, especially if it's 4' deep. One thing I would recommend, however, is to shut off your pump during the colder months. Why? Because in the pond you have thermal layers (different temperatures) wherby the water at...
August 10th 03 05:42 PM
by Brett Fogle Go to last post
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Pea Soup by Superkitt
Can a filter help with my ponds pea soup and can I build one myself for a 500 gal pond. I have a 1000gph water feature going. Joel.
August 10th 03 05:57 PM
by Brett Fogle Go to last post
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wintering by Cookie
Any successful way wintering Tropical Lily? Anacharis? Thanks Cookie
August 11th 03 01:46 PM
by Cookie Go to last post
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potash by abartoo
Can any one help me with an inquery on potash. I've read alot about people using this in their ponds. What are the benefits of using this, and for what types of plants. And also where can you buy potash. Thanks. Andy
August 13th 03 11:24 PM
by Gregory Young Go to last post
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Water Hyacinths by Jerrispond
C Amazing weed Water hyacinth...invasive in waterways and we in Zone 7 or less can't keep even one. In India and other hot countries it's used as a filtration system for human sewage... That is why they are so good for our ponds....they really clean them up and starve out the algea....The...
August 15th 03 12:25 AM
by Jerrispond Go to last post
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Filtration sys for BIG pond-help... by Jleag
Hi, I am the proud owner of a 100 gallon pond which I have had for 10 years. I love it and now I want to expand to a larger pond. I am building a 15' x 15' x 2' pond and need a new filtration system. Do any of you nice people reading this have experience in this area. I am thinking about a gravity...
August 15th 03 01:36 AM
by Jerrispond Go to last post
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new pond owner questions by Deswinds
This is my first pond and although familiar with aquariums this is a bit different. 1 - Do I need to remove the goldfish and shubunkins to an indoor aquarium or something for the winter? It gets cold here but not terribly. Can dip below zero in the winter but not often. Snow rarely sits on the...
August 15th 03 02:16 AM
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