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fish euthanasia by HK_Newbie
Alright, I've pretty much given up hope on one of my pond goldfish on ever getting better, so I moved him into an indoor tank (after acclimating him to the temp change) and waited a week for what I assume to be a severe slim bladder disorder to heal. He was laying either on the top or bottom of...
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December 21st 04 02:51 PM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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re.Koi Food by Tristin
I guess this means I should stop feeding my cats Rangen koi food then huh? ;-) Let me see if I understand this new concept of feeding varioius species a "like" food. Cats get cat food such as Wally Wolds SpecialKitty or Purina Dogs get Old Roys' Doggie food such as Purina or Nutro Birds get bird...
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March 11th 07 01:07 PM
by gail Go to last post
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sick fish help by [email protected]
Jo Ann Burke is the leading expert in the U.S. on health, diseases and treatment of Goldfish. Jo Ann asked me to remind people that while she has retired from selling GF (and sold the business to Ken Fischer http://dandyorandas.com/) she has NOT retired from helping people with sick GF and koi...
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January 14th 05 11:22 PM
by Roy Go to last post
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I have the answer to reducing evaporation by Sam Hopkins
Hi Everyone, First off let me say that normally I wouldn't post commercial info on a newsgroup, but I think that we are all one big family here and I'm not some person posting an ad and then never coming back. I just wanted to post a message letting you all know of a new product my company has...
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November 17th 03 11:05 AM
by Snooze Go to last post
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Winterizing Pond - Heaters by MC
After much research, I've decided to use solar bubble wrap pool cover floated on the top of my pond and a titanium tube-style heater. The pool cover will have a border of about an inch to allow gases to escape. My questions a 1) How do you use one of these acquarium-type heaters? I would...
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October 7th 05 07:19 PM
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Herons by Bill Stock
"mo" wrote in message ... Can anyone help? I am a new Koi keeper, I put my first six Koi into my newly built pond in November. 10 days ago when I wend down to feed them there were only five Koi and three of my...
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January 17th 05 03:29 AM
by ~ Windsong ~ Go to last post
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snails by Kay
I have been posting and reading in the goldfish news group about snails. and it seems as if some posters feel that snails are danggerious to their goldfish. Basically buying plants and the snails on the plants having diseases. what my question here is, how many people here have had a fish get sick...
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July 19th 04 04:37 AM
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Sick koi and need advice (with pics) by scs0
I have a koi with an unusual growth on its tail fin that looks like a praying mantis egg sac. The fish also has hazy white areas on its body. On its back there is a large opaque oval and I noticed some smaller areas on its head. I first noticed issues with this fish in the spring of 2005 and put...
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March 11th 07 02:12 AM
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To Compost or Not to Compost by Paul
I am just finished making my new pond and an now considering starting to move my plants into it. Currently they are potted in baskets with aquatic compost. But this tends to leach out and gather on the bottom of the pond. I was wondering if I can plant my plants just into pea single and they will...
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March 30th 06 05:24 PM
by Derek Broughton Go to last post
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Killing fish ... sorry : ( by Nanceemo
I hate to be asking this question, but I need to get rid of many little fishies. I've tried finding new homes, but no takers, and my pond looks more like a mud puddle than anything, and the population is increasing exponentially. Is there a ralatively humane way to do this? Nancy
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April 18th 04 01:27 AM
by ~ jan JJsPond.us Go to last post
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What Are You Feeding & Where are You Buying Your Koi Food This Season? by JB
I visited a couple of web sites pricing food for this season (Aqua Mart for Hakari Staple & Western Pond for Sho Koi) and noticed a jump in prices. Between the two, Western Pond was offering 10 lbs of Sho Koi for $56.98, including shipping costs. This seems about $7.00 higher than last year. What...
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April 22nd 06 06:58 PM
by ~ janj Go to last post
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Hyacinth Experiment by Heather
After reading many ways to try and keep Water Hyacinth over winter I tried the following: 1. Placed a plant in a quart jar in a sunny window. Kept water topped up. 2. Placed a plant in a floating tub under grow lights from 7am to 11pm. 3. Placed a plant in a net bag and sunk to the bottom of...
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May 18th 04 04:22 AM
by nswong Go to last post
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Rec.ponds Roll Call? by matrix j
Just wondering if rec.ponds ever does a roll call every now and then? Just to see where everyone is from and what other interests and hobbies they may have?
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June 29th 04 05:10 PM
by Me Go to last post
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pond lifted due to rain by Tak Sze
I just recently built a 2000 gallon pond with concrete over liner. The pond has not been filled with water yet. However, the whole pond is lifted a few inches due to recent rain. Actually I am not sure if the pond is lifted or the soil on the side collapsed. If it is lifted by the water, I don't...
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December 7th 04 05:44 PM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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Cats by Cecil
We love cats and own a cat.....an INDOOR cat. Our neighbors (two different neighbors) own more than one cat and they stay outdoors all night and most of the day (the cats, not the neighbors). Problem is, one cat loves to fish. She's the only cat I've caught in the act, so I'm blaming her for all...
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October 29th 05 02:47 PM
by Clurrie Go to last post
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Wal Mart steps over a dollar to pick up a dime by Roy
Was at Wal MArt today and happened to see a heap of preformed ponds setting on a pallet outside the garden section. (15 total preformed) I looked at them and there were two sizes / shapes, both relatively large in size, but no price on them..I inquired inside on how much they were, (actually hoping...
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August 25th 04 04:53 AM
by Crashj Go to last post
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Help training shy Koi by Edward Haworth
About 6 weeks ago I restocked the pond with some young Koi (~2" mixed colour mostly but two 4" ghosts as well). I appreciate that fish usally take a while to become acclimatised to a new home but they have been constantly hiding, mostly grouped together underneatha patch where the liner overhangs....
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May 5th 04 08:12 PM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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OT ~ Mad Moo Cow in SE WA by Ka30P
Well, drat! Here SE WA is in the news and not a happy story. The Mad Moo Cow came from a farm not too far from where jj and k30a live. And it looks like both jj and k30a had ground beef from the plant that processed the poor cow. All ground meat is off the shelves at our stores, part of the...
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January 5th 04 04:27 AM
by Offbreed Go to last post
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OT good dog! by kathy
The water gardening labradors would like to submit this story to rec.ponds about a dog, some water and fetching Labrador busts owner on pot charge Associated Press GRAPEVINE, TX - The owner of J.D. the Labrador may be wishing his dog weren't such a good retriever. Matthew Porter and two friends...
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February 21st 05 01:20 AM
by kathy Go to last post
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Few odd Questions Any help appreciated (pond/water couorse building/sturgeon) (UK) by Lostin1999
Hi all.. Newbie posting here for first time (please be gentle) First off, I've just built a 1000 Gallon pond (not bad considering my garden is so small) but I want to have a water feature flowing into it. However all the ready made Water courses are wrong shape/too big/small, so I got...
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June 26th 04 05:21 AM
by Newbie Bill Go to last post
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