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Stopping Herons and other would be snackers by richdeer3pondsupplies.com
Herons look at koi as an easy lunch unless you act to protect them. Herons are territorial so they will feed in the same spot over and over. You can do serveral things to stop them. Using a decoy, spitter, nets, electric wire and best of all a pond palace will stop them. A decoy needs to move often...
March 13th 07 03:09 PM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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Help wanted: Pump CONSTANTLY clogs by scs0
My pump constantly clogs up. In fact just today I hooked up a new pre- screen to the filter and the damn pump was choking within an hour of hooking the new thing up. It doesn't seem to matter what I do, this pump constantly clogs up. Use the protector that comes with the pump: it clogs. Use the...
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March 13th 07 01:38 PM
by ~Windsong~ Go to last post
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Fish Thief Caught In The Act - Was "The Fish Are Gone" by ChrisGW
A couple of weeks ago I wrote that all my fish were gone and could not figure out from what. Well got home this morning about 8am and what was in the pond, but a Blue Heron, the little thief. He looked at me like I was nuts and then he figured he would fly away. It will be interesting to see how...
March 13th 07 12:14 AM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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RESULT: rec.ponds.moderated will be created by Gill Passman
Reel McKoi wrote: "Beer Rock" wrote in message ... Good News ===================== Next they'll moderate this group.........
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March 11th 07 10:22 PM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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Shhhhhhhhhhhhheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeesh erroneous info yet again! Lillys not $5.44 here! by Tristan
When wil this mess end . I run all the way to Wally World to buy the so called $5.44 water lilys they have as stated by "another" poster, only to find that price is totally wrong. Its more like $6.99 and $9.99....Why can not folks get into the routine of providing "factual info" or at least make a...
March 11th 07 01:13 PM
by gail 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 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
by ~ jan Go to last post
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pond & fish keeping forum by Spudgun[_2_]
Friendly pond and fish keeping forum looking for new members: http://www.forums.pondlife.eu/ Regards Spudgun.
March 10th 07 12:52 PM
by Spudgun[_2_] Go to last post
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rec.ponds.moderated by Nick Cramer
As soon as rec.ponds.moderated is established and I am able to subscribe to it, I will unsubscribe from rec.ponds. ;-)) Disfellowshipped for life!!!!!!!!! -- Nick. Support severely wounded and disabled Veterans and their families! Thank a Veteran and Support Our Troops. You are not forgotten....
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March 9th 07 11:32 PM
by Gill Passman Go to last post
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Swamp Lily by Reel McKoi
This tropical Amaryllis like plant was given to me by a ponder who had no other information on it. The large flowers are red in color and it blooms and gets larger every summer. The bulb itself is larger than a grapefruit now and has offsets around the mother bulb. These offsets are easily...
March 9th 07 02:05 PM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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Spring Peepers by Reel McKoi
It's warm. It rained most of the day. Tonight we can hear the spring peepers in the neighbor's stock pond. The wet-weather spring is running and clean water is being pumped into the 2000g pond. Today we noticed the blossoms are opening on the daffodils and the hyacinths. Other bulbs are...
March 9th 07 06:37 AM
by Ghent Go to last post
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All filters are running by Reel McKoi
All filters are up and running. Pea soup is only a problem in a few of the fry tanks. A buyer is lined up although they're smaller than usual this spring. UV lights were added yesterday and poly filter material to remove as much algae as possible. Some of the pond plants are showing new...
March 9th 07 06:33 AM
by Ghent Go to last post
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Tropical Peace Lily in ponds by Reel McKoi
I have a large old tropical Peace Lily (spathphylum sp?) that spends the summer in a shallow pond. It likes light shade or will burn. The spath flowers are white and very fragrant. In winter it doubles as a house plant kept moist all the time. This plant produces off shoots that are easily...
March 8th 07 09:40 PM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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Cannas in the Pond by ~ jan
Spring is just around the corner, time to watch for canna bulbs to come out at the hardware store, thus a timely re-post on having success in the pond with these normally terrestrial plants: Cannas in the pond. Do you love to have something in bloom in the pond? Water lilies usually take a...
March 8th 07 07:34 AM
by swarvegorilla Go to last post
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RESULT: rec.ponds.moderated will be created by Gary Woods
"Reel McKoi" wrote: This is true but it doesn't last. After a day or two the personal attacks begin again. And you join right in. **Sigh**
March 7th 07 03:32 AM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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Matlab by No Name
Bob, is it possible to add IP 128.100.86.90 to our Matlab license ! Thanks !!
March 6th 07 08:21 PM
by No Name Go to last post
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fish funstuff by pondguy
Check this out for fishy free fun stuff
March 6th 07 05:00 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Barley Straw by [email protected]
Has anyone with a rec pond ever tried barley straw for algae control? I have a 6 acre pond and I am ready to deploy but it'll cost me around $800 to do it. Want to see the pond? http://www.wildlifereserve.org Thanks,
March 6th 07 01:44 AM
by Tristin Go to last post
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Fish & Frogs by ~ jan
Want a koi, frog (or other animals) T-shirt? Here's a website with a few: http://www.prairieskullpture.com/ They do them on shirts or cards. ~ jan
March 6th 07 01:24 AM
by Reel McKoi Go to last post
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3rd RFD: rec.ponds.moderated moderated (LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS) by ~ jan
On 28 Feb 2007 17:04:22 -0800, "PondMeister" wrote: A new group for less than 20 participant, out of the 20, 12 are moderators You must have missed this post: SUMMARY (as of 2-25-07 at 9pm EST) 1. Support, will read 28
March 4th 07 03:53 AM
by Tristin Go to last post
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