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Bleach in a fountain? by Rob
I have read that I can use bleach in an outdoor fountain (no plants or fish) to remove algae. Does anyone know the amount of bleach? Also, I have a dog and want it to be safe for him as well as wildlife. Finally, would I just add the bleach and wait for the tons of algae to go away or do I need...
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July 14th 03 03:28 AM
by Gale Pearce Go to last post
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Water hyacinth and water lily questions by Scott Teetsel
Thanks to everyone who answered my questions! I cut them apart and now I have all these little plants! "Scott Teetsel" wrote in message news:[email protected] I have 2 water hyacinths I bought at a local nursery about a month ago or so. ...
July 14th 03 03:07 AM
by Ted Go to last post
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annother newbie ? liners, Polyethylene vs EPDM by Megan Wilson
I've been checking out prices for liners (mainly online) and i've noticed that the polyethylene are usally about half the price of the EPDM, which means i could build a pond about twice as big... the warranties on both are for 20 years, but it seems like people usually buy the EPDM. Has anyone...
July 14th 03 02:17 AM
by John Rutz Go to last post
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Need to wash liner?? by Traci
Have a question about EPDM liners. I had replaced an old 350 gallon preformed pond with a liner. Now accross the liner in nice blue letters it states it is fish safe. I rinsed the liner with water, filled the pond up, put in some plants waited about a week, and threw my fish in... Couple days later...
July 14th 03 01:43 AM
by Iain Miller Go to last post
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Odor detected today by jammer
I check my pond temp every other day or so. It is staying in the 70's since i started partially covering it with cardboard during the day. I can see nearly to the bottom, water looks clear. I have loads of plants and a small fish load. Today i pulled up the thermometer and there was a terrible...
July 14th 03 12:35 AM
by Gregory Young Go to last post
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Dead heading water lilly flowers by Steve Jackson
Do you get increased numbers of water lilly flowers if you dead head them in the same way you treat land based plants? -- Steve
July 13th 03 07:04 PM
by Hal Go to last post
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barely straw by *muffin*
I have the pellets kind in a bag in the pond. I read you need to keep part of it out of the pond for the air to add oxygen to the'mix' for it to decay properly. question : is it supposed to STINK???? I have moved it on a few occasions & it smells pretty dang foul....
July 13th 03 06:11 PM
by *muffin* Go to last post
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duckweed adventure by Phyllis and Jim Hurley
Big filter, John! The duckweed grows like...a weed. It may do the job for you in a hurry, if the koi don't get to it first. Jim -- ____________________________________________ Check out Jog-A-Thon fundraiser (clears $140+ per jogger) at:
July 13th 03 03:03 PM
by Bill Marcy Go to last post
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2003 July 8, Shareholders Pond Photos by BenignVanilla
"Wilson" wrote in message ... The plant in pic #602 is what I was looking for.....if you figure out what that is please post it. snip I understand that to be called, "Frog bit". I got mine form Jim & Phyllis. I'd be happy to share...
July 13th 03 07:09 AM
by ~ jan JJsPond.us Go to last post
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Pump to run fountain by Scott Teetsel
I currently have a small pump that is circulating my water just right. I want to add a fountain and can attach it to the pump, but that slows the other flow. So, should I get a larger pump, or should I have a small pump dedicated just the fountain? I don't want to have to keep adjusting...
July 13th 03 03:08 AM
by Charles Go to last post
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Mosquito Larva? by Scott Teetsel
No, they stay submerged, resting on my plant pot or something else. I did not seem them surface at all. I am guessing the barrel is around 20 gallons or so. Scott "K30a" wrote in message ...
July 13th 03 02:59 AM
by Scott Teetsel Go to last post
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baby shubunkins by [email protected]
What do baby shubunkins look like? Alan -- --------------------------------------------------------------------- **** Please use address ) to reply via e-mail. ****
July 13th 03 02:29 AM
by Bonnie Espenshade Go to last post
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Pond Cam by zookeeper
joe wrote: I just installed a pond cam. Please try it out and let me know if it works okay. http://www.bizqwick.com:81 Joe / Barbara: What is that gorgeous, huge white lily on the left side of the pond? Is that a hardy or tropical? The bloom looks like it's 6-8 inches across, but I'm just...
July 13th 03 02:10 AM
by Bonnie Espenshade Go to last post
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Stupid thunderstorms by Michael Shaffer
ARg, my whole pond filled with mud last night from those thunderstorms we had. Now I have to drain the whole thing. I hope my Koi are ok.
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July 13th 03 01:08 AM
by Fred Go to last post
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Sand as foundation? by Wilson
My neighbor came over recently and admired my new waterfall and future plans for a pond, it seems he has caught the fever and wants one too....he asked me if he could use sand instead of dirt to build the foundation of his waterfall(approx. 3-3 1/2 feet high). I have no idea....would it...
July 13th 03 01:06 AM
by ~ jan JJsPond.us Go to last post
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Pond Newbie by Jacquard_The_Ripper
Hi the I'm new here and thought I should introduce myself. My husband and I are getting ready to overhaul our backyard, and he really wants a pond. That's okay with me, so I'd like to hear from any of you that would like to offer advice to a beginner in Zone 3. We're pretty handy and avid...
July 12th 03 11:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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algae by Charles
On 12 Jul 2003 04:22:53 GMT, (K30a) wrote: Depends on if you are talking freshwater algae or sal****er algae. And if you consider algae a plant or animal, there is some dispute. Tricky stuff, eh? k30a
July 12th 03 11:30 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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HELP!!! by Raven
Hi all ... been lurking for a while, and you guys & gals seem like a friendly bunch ... so, I finally decided to post, need some help here .... chemical or otherwise. Have 2 ponds in our backyard - the first one is on the smaller side (125 gallons - prefab), which we've had for close to two years,...
July 12th 03 11:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sick Comets by J. Lamont
Last evening 3 of our 6 Comets were floating just below the surface of the water, not much movement just floating. Now one more is in doing the same thing. I tried to feed them but they had no interest in food. We checked the Ph, ammonia & nitrate levels, all were in the normal range. The pond is...
July 12th 03 11:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dragon Flies by bobkiely
While I was out looking at my greening lily leaves, one of my favorite creatures came flying by and landed on the cattail fronds. This is a magnificent specimen as his body is about 1/2" wide and about 3" long and is the brightest organgish-red you can imagine. He looks like he just came from the...
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July 12th 03 09:26 PM
by Anne Lurie Go to last post
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