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Things to be aware of when transplanting Koi? by Michael Shaffer
I want to move my koi to another pond, what should I do to make sure they survive ok? One of them died a couple days ago when I moved them so I want to be sure this time. Thanks Mike
July 15th 03 08:47 PM
by ~ jan JJsPond.us Go to last post
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Suicidal koi survives...can it grow new scales? by Phyllis and Jim Hurley
We have had plastic milk crates in our pond for years without any mishaps. Then, about ten days ago, one of our pretty fantail koi decided to push through an opening that was too small. Jim came out and saw it at the bottom, about 1/2 way through the crate, with tadpoles on it. He assumed...
July 15th 03 07:35 PM
by BenignVanilla Go to last post
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Sick Koi, please help by IceEros
I have a Koi that has developed something very strange and (unfortunately) new to me. I have noticed that for the last couple of days he was acting strange sitting very close to the the edge of the pond between 2 marginal plants and was not moving at all. I had a close look and I couldnt see...
July 15th 03 06:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Draining pond by Bob
Due to the heavy rains and the flooding we got from tropical depression Biil ......I have to drain and refasten the bottom drain ...........ugh...what a bummer.......I bought 10 foot kiddie pool to put the fish in ....... I think it's about 250 gal............ I have 8 18" koi and 6 small 5" koi...
July 15th 03 06:04 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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babies by Bern Muller
----- Original Message ----- From: "John Rutz" Newsgroups: rec.ponds Sent: Monday, July 14, 2003 11:28 AM Subject: babies my Koi spawned over the last two week ends I moved some of the egg bearing algae into a kiddie pool. cheking it this morning i saw at least...
July 15th 03 04:53 PM
by John Rutz Go to last post
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Potassium permanganate OT maybe. by *muffin*
anyone watch Tremors last night in sci-fi?? well one guy was poisoning the 'poor' graboid with small amounts of PP. & IT finally ate him with the guys pockets FULL of the stuff ( which made him the graboid pretty sick, & they had to make him an antidote).. anyway,, Bert was nearby when he said...
July 15th 03 04:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Frogbit plants by Wilson
BV, I don't know if you got my email or not...do you have any plants now to spare? If so email me at and we'll make arrangements for payment and delivery. Thanks ~Wilson~
July 15th 03 04:13 PM
by Wilson Go to last post
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Pump Question by infoseeker
I'm a total newbie, so my suggestion may be WAY off track with your meaning; but I made an 'accidental' filter. I bought a pretty bamboo spout and attached it to the hose from the pump. The hose from the pump is bigger than the plastic hose that runs through the bamboo. At any rate, the...
July 15th 03 08:26 AM
by ~ jan JJsPond.us Go to last post
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Sick Fish by Scott Teetsel
I bought a couple new goldfish (forgot the actual type) yesterday and noticed today that one was just floating below the surface and not really moving much. He wasn't gasping and would occasionally swim around, but for the most part, just floated. I separated him from the rest and now tonight he...
July 15th 03 07:36 AM
by Scott Teetsel Go to last post
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Project 2003 update by John Rutz
I put some new pics of the veggie filter and big TT on the Project 2003 page I also put some pics of the surviving Koi on the fish page John Rutz Z5 New Mexico
July 15th 03 05:32 AM
by John Rutz Go to last post
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Odd Koi Behavior questoin by Carl Beyer
I have a small pond (500 gallons). I have been given 2 koi as a gift. One is 18" the other is around 6. The smaller is a butterfly koi. Anyway, the butterfly koi seems to swim under the big koi, sort of hanging in it's shadow. Just wanted to make sure this is normal, and not something else I...
July 14th 03 11:56 PM
by Kevin Carbis Go to last post
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Is it legal? (plant acquisition) by LN \(remove NOSPAM\)
Is it legal to take pond plants from a local pond? I have a Pickerel weed (given to me by a friend who was thinning theirs) and would like more. My local pond has a TON. As a matter of fact, it has more plant life than it ever has. Starting to look clogged. Tons of water lilies as well. Is it...
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July 14th 03 11:43 PM
by Wendy Kelly Budd Go to last post
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algae by Phyllis and Jim Hurley
I went to the site. A work in progress! Blank pages for water gardens and just words for Koi. Decidedly increases my confidence in the resources offered (nutrient for bacteria to attack algae...with monthly repeat treatments needed. J -- ____________________________________________ Check out...
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July 14th 03 09:19 PM
by Cybe R. Wizard Go to last post
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Update - Toad Injured or deformed. by Heather
Took everyone's advice. Purchased some mealworms and crickets. I was able to get closer to him/her (how do you tell?). The front leg definitely looks chopped off. But is also has something not right with the back. It really has trouble moving. Poor thing also looked very thin. It couldn't...
July 14th 03 09:11 PM
by K30a Go to last post
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cement waterfall by Hank Pagel
You can use coatings made for concrete swimming pools. I do know that even though it looks and feels dry concrete takes a long time to cure. I am not sure what effect it would have on PH but the new concrete will leach lime into the water for some time unless sealed. If you decide to try it without...
July 14th 03 06:36 PM
by Sam Hopkins Go to last post
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The pond.... by Sam Hopkins
Here's the making of my rec pond with updated pictures.... http://www.tiversa.com/pond/ Sam
July 14th 03 05:09 PM
by Sam Hopkins Go to last post
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Anyone Have Japanese Beetles? by Hank Pagel
I took this from the U. of Ohio web page. I left off option #4. Spraying of insecticides. ........ For obvious reasons. Adult Control Option 1: Cultural Control - Hand Picking By noticing when the first adults arrive on a property, you can pick off and destroy these scouts that attract additional...
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July 14th 03 04:58 PM
by Susan H. Simko Go to last post
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What Happened to CSA by ClubJoe
I've been away from this list for a long while but came back to try and find out what happened to The Pond Guys web site(www.pondguy.com). I need to buy a new supply of CSA but they are no longer around. Has anyone any idea what happened and if there is a replacement for CSA? Thanks, JOE
July 14th 03 01:45 PM
by ClubJoe Go to last post
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Did I miss anyones ?'s by PondWoman
Did I miss anyones questions, if so, please let me know PondWoman www.bluewaters.us
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July 14th 03 06:27 AM
by Snooze Go to last post
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ot Wendy Slonecker please email by *muffin*
Wendy,, tried to send email, It came back please send me an email
July 14th 03 06:26 AM
by *muffin* Go to last post
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