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Any opinions on fertilizer tablets? by Steve
I have been looking for a good fertilizer tablet and have seen many different formulations. Does anyone have any recommendation or preferences? I also saw one that claimed to last for the whole growing season. I wondered if any one here has tried one like that. I am in zone 6 and have lotus,...
December 8th 04 04:49 AM
by Steve J. Noll Go to last post
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Koi selection - Mvc-550f.jpg (0/1) by rider
Hi all, Wondering if anyone has any good info, site or other regarding the specifics of the different koi types? ie: breeding, sizes, hardyness, popularity, sellability, etc. Next spring I intend on stocking with koi and since their are so many species out there I figured on researching which...
December 8th 04 03:09 AM
by RichToyBox Go to last post
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Lowering water for winter by Richard Holub
Here I go again...No pond yeat...building one in spring... When designing a pond...should I calculate how low to lower the water for the winter so that the ice does not damage the skimmer. Example: top of pond water to match skimmer for summer use...during winter lower water to clear skimmer and...
December 8th 04 02:47 AM
by RichToyBox Go to last post
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Mystery baby fish by Newbie Bill
Hi all- I have a few questions about babies. All of my fish, cept two were small when I got them (this season), including tiny feeders. So I was surprised when earlier this summer I started seeing babies. I have about 15 of various sizes. The 'two' were some chunky Shubunkins that were 5-6...
December 7th 04 11:52 PM
by Gail Futoran 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 06:44 PM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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prepping pond for winter by tony
Greetings all, i have a 2500 gallon backyard pond here on Long Island, New york. It is starting to get around freezing here now. When should i disconnect my submersible pump and dump out the biofilter, etc...? Is it too soon? Have a Laguna WG 10,000 pump and a Laguna 4500 pond filter. Also...
December 7th 04 06:35 PM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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Distressed Goldfish by Bill Oertell
Early this morning one of our fantail goldfish was entangled in some string algae. When I fished him out of the pond, I thought he was dead until he twitched a little in the net. I put him back in the pond and tried to push him around a little to get water to flow through his gills, but he wasn't...
December 7th 04 05:36 AM
by Bill Oertell Go to last post
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Tetra PF3 Question by bk
We use a Tetra PF3 cannister type filter with a 1100gph pump. The water inside the cannister is stays very high. The local fish store tells me that the water in the cannister shouldn't be so high. Anyone else use this filter?
December 6th 04 08:21 PM
by bk Go to last post
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Bubbler Socks? by Bill Stock
I noticed that my bubbler is struggling to bubble as it gets colder. I imagine it will fail, when the real cold gets here. I've seen a few of you talk about keeping your bubbler inside, but then the condensation builds up in the long airline. My bubbler only has about 16" of airline attached to it....
December 6th 04 06:10 PM
by Bill Stock Go to last post
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Snail Question by rider
We have just completed our first pond. Its is about 5200 gallons and we are in illinois. No fish (koi) or plants have been added since we just completed it and the temps are chilly here now. I have decided to let it freeze over for this season since its so late in the year. The external pump and...
December 6th 04 05:26 PM
by Crashj Go to last post
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Taiwan waste water pond by Jim and Phyllis Hurley
I wonder how that would work over here. The first pond needs to be a winner instead of a stinker. Jim -- ____________________________________________ See our pond at: home.bellsouth.net\p\pwp-jameshurley Ask me about Jog-A-Thon fundraiser (clears $120+ per child) at: jogathon.net
December 6th 04 04:19 PM
by Derek Broughton Go to last post
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OT? -Microscopist ISO "portable pond pump" by c-bee1
Hi all, I'm one of the occasional lurkers - it helps me maintain my pond scum aquarium for winter microscopy. Thanks for all the help. =) Anyway, here's my obligatory wierd question - if I wanted to go to the local lake, and hang a hose down into the water and pump small quantities though a...
December 6th 04 07:38 AM
by Charles Go to last post
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New pond - Fountain pipe by
Hopefully will be pouring the conc floor next w/e. But I had a brainwave yesterday, that I'm not sure about. I've plumbed in a main drain so I can empty. But I was thinking I could run a 2nd line with a socket on the end before I lay the floor conc.. Idea is to screw a vertical pipe into the...
December 6th 04 03:12 AM
by RichToyBox Go to last post
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Heron Problem by Bill Kerrell
We live within easy flight distance from the bay here in Pensacola. So we had our visits from a Great Blue Heron. We were able to scare him away several times. I covered the pond with screen. It looked terrible. So one day I am at WalMart and in the garden dept found this 12" replica of a Barn Owl....
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December 5th 04 09:51 PM
by Jim and Phyllis Hurley Go to last post
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Roof liner redux by rtk
The koi are back home in their pond relined with roofing edpm and after a couple weeks none has been lost. Thanks for the suggestions (lamb, canary, et al sacrifices) and reassurances. Ruth Kazez
December 5th 04 09:43 PM
by Jim and Phyllis Hurley Go to last post
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Bubbler pumps by John Hines
(Mosfunland) wrote: I went to the store and looked at all of the little bubbler pumps for aquariums....I had one years ago, that worked well, but I can't remember how "strong" it was... I have a small D shaped pond, 5 X 12 at the longest points about 30" deep. Any...
December 5th 04 05:41 PM
by John Hines Go to last post
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What to do with frog by Ka30P
Ann wrote I was out this morning to look at the pond. It had a thin cover of ice on top. As I was looking down I noticed a frog on the bottom. Ann, where abouts are you in the country? Can you expect to get much ice? We usually recommend keeping a hole open in the ice as our ponds have so...
December 5th 04 11:30 AM
by rtk Go to last post
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Cold Fish (Update?) by Bill Stock
Scott are you there? Just wondering how your pond faired last night with the colder temps? We had our coldest night so far (23F), which is not bad for this time of year. I'm sure it must be colder in the Ottawa valley than it is here (Mississauga). The pond bottom never got below 39F last night...
December 4th 04 04:18 PM
by Bill Stock Go to last post
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Ugh, I am a backlogged idiot by Benign Vanilla
Hey all, my apologies. I just responded like 12 times to that insanely long thread on top posting. Then I realized it was a month old. Have I been out of touch that long? Anyway, sorry to resurrect an old dead thread. BV.
December 3rd 04 06:30 PM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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24 to 1250 watts by rtk
They're both called de-icers. The Little Giant, at 1250 watts, blew the fuse, but it definitely does not say heater on the box; it says de-icer. I've ordered a different one from PetSolutions which is 100 and also called a de-icer. I don't get it. How can there be such a variation? If 100 or...
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December 3rd 04 03:59 PM
by Derek Broughton Go to last post
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