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pond advice please guys by dazonline
Hi all Ive just built my first pond and cant wait to get it up and running, I'm struggling with deciding on a pump and filter set up as im getting conflicting advice. I'm gonna use a pressurised filter and solids handling pump could some one please advice me whats the best size to use ?? My pond...
July 19th 12 04:35 PM
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Things under lilies leaves by Roy Williams
Hi i have clear things about in inch long under my water lilies leaves and don't no what they are or what to do about them. Can any one help with them and tell me more about what to do about them?? -- Roy Williams
July 9th 12 07:40 AM
by Brian Watson[_2_] Go to last post
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Kinda OT, Eagles & Crows by a425couple
A rather obvious observation, A bald eagle is not fond of having a crow harassing it, but he gets seriously disturbed when 4 crows set about the task of chasing him off. Obvious, but still quite interesting to watch this morning. The eagle first flew off to a fairly normal for him spot, on a...
June 3rd 12 04:45 PM
by a425couple Go to last post
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preformed pond help and other gardening tips by CHS_87
hi, people. i'm new to this so i don't know if i'm in the right place and if so if you could point me in the right direction, that would be helpful. anyway, i have installed a preformed pond. i've put the water in but yesterday realized the soil around it was sinking so i flattened it, added more...
June 2nd 12 10:34 AM
by ReelMckoi Go to last post
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Pond Pump by keith2511
Should I run the pump 24/7. The waterfall is quite noisy and I don't want to disturb the neighbours. Thanks
June 2nd 12 10:29 AM
by ReelMckoi Go to last post
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OT giggle, English should read directions by a425couple
Product reviews are important. Why one should read directions! Worth quite a giggle! Or, it was to me, and the other half of this couple can be heard laughing from the other room at this moment. Fascinating terms these British reviewers use. http://tinyurl.com/csfwobx
May 31st 12 05:25 PM
by a425couple Go to last post
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Silted up pond by Brian Watson[_2_]
I have a two-level triangular pond (approx 20' each side overall) which has become very silted up with dust and muck blown in through the winter. I have been quite diligent in removing leaves: it's the fine particle stuff that is my problem. The water is clear (I have a sturdy pump/filter which...
May 31st 12 05:24 PM
by a425couple Go to last post
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Pond Trouble HELP by pgamaster26
About a month ago, 3 Koi were added to my pond, these fish were added because a family members pond was damaged by a tornado. Before these three fish , I had small Koi and Minnows in my pond. Just recently all my small fish including 2 of the 3 Koi have died. I drained 25% of the pond and added new...
April 25th 12 04:49 AM
by bit r ⦿t ��� Go to last post
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rec.ponds.moderated by ~ jan[_2_]
Come join us at rec.ponds.moderated, where the water is fine and the folks are even better. ;-) ~ jan ------------ Zone 7a, SE Washington State Ponds: www.jjspond.us
March 25th 12 04:47 PM
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A fishless pond by billy brag
Hi to everyone , I just joined and hope to share my garden "stuff" with you all. This may seem like a pretty pointless question , but my imagination runs away with me sometimes ..so bear with me please cos I am not the sharpest tool when it comes to these things. I have a little corner in my...
March 12th 12 05:38 AM
by bit r ⦿t Go to last post
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pond filter and pump by steveo4464
Hi everyone just joined,Right i have a 8foot long 4to4highft wide and 3half foot deep pond i have 16 fish several shubunkins and gold fish,My pump is a 400 watt 10000 l/h dirty water pump,what would be the best filter with uv to get,At the moment i have two aireaters working, but with the weather...
March 4th 12 03:37 AM
by bit r ⦿t Go to last post
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RE Sliders .. by AJames
what could they be eating? dragonfly and mayfly nymphs .. water boatmen and other beetles .. maybe even snails.. IIRC they eat lots of different things.. (see the group isn't dead yet, but a lot has changed since I was last here 5 years ago..(and sadly some things are still the same))
February 17th 12 01:07 PM
by ReelMcKoi[_3_] Go to last post
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Free 100 gallon rubbermaid stock tank Ottawa,Ontario Canada by Roger
The stock tank is free to whom ever can pick it up. It has been predrilled to setup as a filter.( The one from Skippy's Pond Page) All you need are the fittings to finish the job. I already had it running, but have since build a bigger one out of block.
November 18th 11 05:03 AM
by MoeCanada Go to last post
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When to stop feeding pond goldfish and is it ok to remove pump and preesure filter by David Wright
I stopped feeding the pond goldfish a week ago after the first frost. Since then it has got warmer and fish have risen to the top of the pond. Should I resume feeding or leave it till Spring. Also Ive taken the pump and filter out as I have been told its safe to do so in Winter. Any advice...
October 24th 11 10:49 PM
by Bob Hobden Go to last post
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Sliders........ by ReelMckoi
Again we have two sliders in the 2000g pond. All this pond contains is one waterlily and a handful of parrots-feather. A pump keeps the water moving. What can these sliders be eating? There are no fish in this pond and few frogs. Anyone? -- RM.... Frugal ponding since 1995. rec.ponder since...
October 21st 11 06:56 PM
by ReelMckoi Go to last post
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liner by Dude69[_4_]
just wondered why is it my pond liner has started to come loose & float up in the water,it seems to be like an air pocket is under neath it & its been down a month or so,ive put a few bricks in it to weigh it down for now. -- Dude69
October 17th 11 07:06 PM
by Dude69[_5_] Go to last post
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Matala - is it durable? by [email protected]
I'm looking for a more durable material for my pond filter. I've recently upgraded to a 60 gallon barrel. On the previous filter I used a 19" floor buffer pad as a solids filter with very good results. The 60 gallon barrel has a larger diameter, so I'm looking for something with a similar...
October 14th 11 09:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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pond edge by Dude69
Hi,just revamped my pond,my question is after i put the liner in we had to get the level raised(with concrete) for the paving around the edges,now on the deeper concrete sections water is seeping through,is there anything to stop this, thanks --
September 27th 11 07:38 PM
by Dude69[_3_] Go to last post
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How to build a pond? by ReelMcKoi[_2_]
"a1flors" wrote in message ... How to build a pond? How to Create a Dynamic Waterfall the Easy Way! People often think that it is difficult to create a waterfall but with a liner, some rocks, a few muscles...
September 21st 11 02:44 AM
by ReelMcKoi[_2_] Go to last post
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Goldfish Dead after Hail Storm by Ken Kose
Had a freak hail storm on Saturday in Chicago. There was about a1/2 inch of hail (1/4in size) on my deck. The size of the pond is 10'x4'x3'D. I lost 7 goldfish (about 7" in length). What happened? Did the hail cool the water too quickly? This never happened before. Ken
August 16th 11 11:14 PM
by Bob Hobden Go to last post
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