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??Predator Quiz?? by Anne Lurie
I'd guess the culprit was a great blue heron, as I think a 13" fish might be bit tough for the smaller green heron to manage. As for not noticing a great blue heron, I assumed that Chad meant there was no one home between 6:30 am & 5:30 pm to see the GBH (birder's jargon). Anne Lurie Raleigh, NC
July 9th 03 11:52 PM
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Putting in a new pond... by K30a
Start here :-) http://www.pondrushes.net/ and http://www.geocities.com/bickal2000/pond.htm and http://www.fishpondinfo.com
July 10th 03 12:19 AM
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Shishu Koi by Jerrispond
Welcome to rec.ponds, Lisa. Hope Kathy or whoeverit is who feeds babies will post the recipe for you. chopped hard boiled egg yolk Jerri http://www.fringeweb.com/Ponds/JerrisPond
July 10th 03 04:39 AM
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Stressed out Fish by LisaCS1
Your fish will not starve as there's plenty for them to eat in the pond. You were the victim of a predator, maybe a Heron, like we had several times in the spring. Your fish are afraid right now, but will come around in another day or so. We put out a scarecrow to keep the Heron away and so far...
July 10th 03 04:56 AM
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ossprey got one of my koi by LisaCS1
We were the victim of several Heron attacks this spring and then put up a scarecrow near where we feed them. We lost four fish within a two week period, but haven't had any more visitors since the scarecrow went up. Must be doing his job.
July 10th 03 05:02 AM
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OT Harry Potter OT by mad
thanks. i'll look. mad -- There are two rules for ultimate success in life: (1) Never tell everything you know. From: "P+C" Reply-To: "P+C" Newsgroups: rec.ponds Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 13:36:31 +0100
July 10th 03 05:29 AM
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Lotus Frustration by John Rutz
Nedra wrote: John I am Sooo Glad you found the lotus is still alive and growing!! I don't know where you have it sitting now - but if you put it about 3 or 4 inches below the surface of the water .... you may just get a flower this year! Nedra
July 10th 03 05:31 AM
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Ultimate Lotus Garden by ~ jan JJsPond.us
How deep are your pots? Since I have permission to do another pond just for the lotus, I'd like to densely pack one and then use it as feeder for a stream down the road. Could I use shallow, but wide potts and sit them in the pond? BV. 6"-7" deep, guessing without measuring. ~ jan See my...
July 10th 03 07:29 AM
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feed mosquito fish in winter? by Anne Lurie
Man, it's amazing what I will do to distract myself from an approaching thunderstorm -- I have no interest whatsoever in fish of any ilk, but I did find this website http://www.webcityof.com/miffidx.htm to purports to be a Master Index of Freshwater Fishes. BTW, assuming Lydia did not *steal*...
July 10th 03 08:05 AM
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Help! I need suggestion for a cover by Tommy
Why not have a look at the pond guard web site. www.pondguardonline.co.uk very sturdy and safer than anything else I could find, they fit any size and shape of pond, they are made to R.O.S.P.A safety recomendations.... Cheers Tommy -- Tommy Tommy...
July 10th 03 11:25 AM
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Happy 227th bday, USA! by *muffin*
ok, why doesn't the stuff go 'boom' when you toss it in a swimming pool? "mad" wrote in message ... we used to stretch kleenex (or toilet paper) over a can with water in it, put a small amt of dry HTH on the kleenex. the HTH would go...
July 10th 03 01:39 PM
by mad Go to last post
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water celery by Bonnie Espenshade
joe wrote: joe wrote: John Rutz wrote: any one know off hand the botanical name for the water celery we have I was just told by an online nursury that water celery is valsenaria
July 10th 03 02:36 PM
by Sam Hopkins Go to last post
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My water feature is cursed by Wendy Kelly Budd
Thank goodness that you found her/him. Could you imagine what it would have been like in a few months? -- Wendy* in N. California, "Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." Eleanor Roosevelt "Wilson" wrote in message ...
July 10th 03 03:15 PM
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What is? (Shareholders Pond) by Anne Lurie
Thanks, BV, for the explanation -- and special thanks to bobkiely for asking the question that I, for one, had not dared to ask! I'm not only a newbie to rec.ponds, but I apparently have something set wrong on Outlook Express so I don't get all the posts in a thread -- I'd like to claim...
July 10th 03 03:41 PM
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eggs by Carolyn
how big are goldfish or koi eggs? are they smaller than a pinhead, or are they insect eggs?
July 10th 03 06:07 PM
by Eric Hanson Go to last post
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Building a spillway by John Rutz
zookeeper wrote: Randy wrote: We are wanting to build a small spillway from one pond into another. We don't have a big drop, only about four inches, and it needs to be about 3 or 4 feet long. Can anyone direct us to photos that show how to build a spillway?
July 10th 03 08:13 PM
by John Rutz Go to last post
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OT helpful hints OT by Bonnie Espenshade
John Rutz wrote: These Helpful Hints Come from My Daughter in law Diana Enjoy. HELPFUL HINTS I don't have to send them to my daughter, she's a believer. My DIL, on the other hand, is in the process of getting her
July 10th 03 09:12 PM
by Hank Pagel Go to last post
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under attack by D Kat
I'm beginning to think maybe my two sons weren't as difficult as I thought after reading your and Jan's posts... CTS .... Of course that still doesn't keep me from being amazed that I didn't chuck the younger one out the hospital window when he was hospitalized with asthma and they had him...
July 10th 03 10:42 PM
by D Kat Go to last post
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Sad morning-UPDATE-PLEASE HELP by BenignVanilla
"Sam Hopkins" wrote in message ... If you grab any rock that's under water from your pond and put it in the tank it'll contain bacteria and will immediately cycle your tank. snip Would plants do the same? I had a...
July 10th 03 11:34 PM
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killer dirt? by K30a
Along the lines of bacteria entering the pond through blown in dust and dirt. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of Africa: bacteria, fungi, viruses A study confirms that dust crossing the Atlantic carries particles that pose a health risk. By DAVID BALLINGRUD St. Petersburg...
July 11th 03 02:55 AM
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