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PONDS: Spawn frenzy by George
I got up early this morning to a steady light rain and decided to check out the 'porgs'. The pond is partially beneath a large oak tree, so half of the pond doesn't get rained on like the half out in the open (duh). The goldfish were in a spawning frenzy - ALL of them! I've got eggs and...
June 4th 05 11:46 AM
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trolls-yawn by kc
Oh, well, kind of like stepping over the occasional doggie poo when you're walking in a park--I'm still not going to stop going to the park ---or reading and posting to rec.ponds... Kirsten
June 4th 05 04:30 AM
by Koi4Me Go to last post
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Memorial Day ruminations, kinda sorta involving a pond by Gary Woods
Somewhat foolishly, I invited the in and out laws to my place following the traditional cemetery tour; my two daughters, a couple of grandkids, and people whose connections are too complicated for a brief post. But, a good group, and they know Martha Stewart has disavowed all knowledge. Senior...
June 4th 05 01:45 AM
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Hello everyone. by Justin
Hello everyone. It's been probably 2 years since I've been to rec.ponds. I'm the one that updated the rec.ponds FAQ a couple of years ago (http://www.geocities.com/justinm090/faq.html). I've been away for a long time because I'm now in medical school. I have no idea what brought me back to lurk at...
June 3rd 05 11:08 PM
by Reel MckoI Go to last post
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6/3 WELCOME TO REC.PONDS :-) by Reel McKoi
I don't know where Kathy is so: ~~~~ }(((( Welcome to rec.ponds! We are still here, despite the noise of attack posts. I Post any problem you may be having under another header. We have a lot of talented and knowledgeable people who post
June 3rd 05 08:06 PM
by ~Roy~ Go to last post
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Big Koi with Odd Habit - question... by gng
I have a 2500 gallon pond with about a dozen koi. One of them is around 5 years old, 15" to 18" long. He is constantly lifting his head above the water as if grabbing bugs. I thought this was what he was doing, but someone said that he most likely is going for air. I accepted that for a minute...
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June 3rd 05 05:38 PM
by George Go to last post
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knocking on doors by Javriol
June 3rd 05 05:22 PM
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Algae by Quercus Robur
I am sure this has been posted many times, so please excuse me. A while back I saw a post about using UV filters to remove algae. This puzzles me. Algae thrives on UV from sunlight, so how do these filters differ? How efficient are they? I have a 120 gal pond and am considering a filter which...
June 3rd 05 04:52 PM
by Quercus Robur Go to last post
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Calcium Montmorillonite Clay ?? by Bette E
Have any of you tried this product in your ponds? It was recommended to me by a friend who has Koi. (Snip) Calcium Montmorillonite clay (AKA: Bentonite Clay) Terra Pond=99 is a complete nutrient source that clarifies and detoxifies pond water, Improves fish color and conformation, Improves fish...
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June 3rd 05 01:15 PM
by ~Roy~ Go to last post
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Alkalinity by Paul
How do I raise the alkalinity content in my pond water, its low.
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June 3rd 05 05:19 AM
by George Go to last post
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Problem pond: Help with construction, please by [email protected]
The previous owners of our house built an absolutely stunning example of a horrible pond - it would lose around 40 gallons a day to leaks. We decided to destroy and replace it, and we would have succeeded too - had it not been for the fact that the bottom of the pond was built with reinforced...
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June 3rd 05 02:47 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How much should i feed koi? by Dave
Hi, I have just purchased 7, 3-4 inch koi. Could anyone tell me how much i should feed them and when?
June 2nd 05 08:25 PM
by Dave Go to last post
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welcome to rec.ponds! by kathy
Welcome to rec.ponds! We are still here despite the 'noise'. Post any problem you may be having under another header. We have a lot of talented and knowledgeable people who post here and they can solve just about any problem. Here is a Pond 101 page for new pond keepers...
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June 2nd 05 07:51 PM
by Dsybok Go to last post
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Canadian Liner/tarp company by Bev
Just thought I would post the address for Canadian folks of a company that sells tarps/liner. It is poly ethylene liner and comes in a variety of thickness' and starts at .16 per sq.foot. I have had this time of liner for many many years as when I started ponding it was the only type...
June 2nd 05 01:08 PM
by Bev Go to last post
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Raised without brineshrimp... by Koi4Me
The little koi and goldfish are doing well, and some are getting colors. Some are "PINK." They were raised in green water and fed eggyolk the first week or so of their lives. I was told and read that baby brineshrimp are necessary to raise them - not true! The yolks were mixed with powdered...
June 2nd 05 05:06 AM
by Koi4Me Go to last post
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Hey Dimitry and Robb and DE by DE
jabriol wrote: Carol aka Reel Mckoi is NYM shifting again to avoid kill files are you going to let her get away with that. Ask DE. She will tell you that I am right. No, you are not; you are wrong, immoral, indecent, and attempt to
June 2nd 05 03:20 AM
by Courageous Go to last post
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Awesome, cheap filter media! by robv60
Everyone run out to "the Dollar Tree" if you have one in your neighborhood! In the cheap kids toys section, they have what are called "Whirly Balls", they are 4 for $1. Kind of hard to describe....you know how when you peel an orange all in one long strip and you can take the skin and form it into...
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June 2nd 05 02:59 AM
by Courageous Go to last post
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foxes and coyotes by Doug Quarnstrom
Does anybody here know if foxes and coyotes will fish for koi? doug
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June 2nd 05 02:50 AM
by Koi4Me Go to last post
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scrubber pads? by Rick
How many scrubber pads are needed for a 100 Skippy?
June 2nd 05 02:46 AM
by Koi4Me Go to last post
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Source for Sagittaria cuneata Sheldon by Jeff Frontz
I'm looking for a source (seed, nursery-propagated tuber, or nursery-propagated plant) for Sagittaria cuneata Sheldon. I've found several online for S. latifolia, but none for S. Cuneata Sheldon. Thanks, Jeff
June 2nd 05 12:25 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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