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1/2 Whisky Barrel Pond by misswaterlily
hi i need some advice about this please, i have bought a 1/2 whisky barrel to replace the plastic pond i had. its 24" deep by 36" diameter. i filled it with the original water from pond and put lilies in it plus some pond weed and then topped it up with tap water which i then added de...
July 26th 11 12:07 PM
by misswaterlily[_2_] Go to last post
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Puzzled and Upset. by Twixt
Can someone please advise i have large-ish pond in our garden it contains pond plants is about 5-1/2ft deep in the deepest part and stepped at one end.I am no expert in pond keeping/fish but have managed to maintain a healthy environment for our fish. Recently we have had the regular attentions of...
July 25th 11 11:14 PM
by Bob Hobden Go to last post
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Ground Water by craig davis
I have a 2000 gal pond with an EPDM liner. When it rains the ground water pushes the liner up and pond water is pushed out of the pond. I have lost two batches of fish this way. I am considering digging a hole at the deepest point of the pond under the liner and putting a 10 gal galvanized trash...
July 9th 11 08:38 PM
by ~ jan[_2_] Go to last post
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comet goldfish baby colour by ~ jan[_2_]
On Sat, 28 May 2011 13:59:34 +0100, Janet wrote: When I fetched my orange comet goldfish out of their winter quarters (buried tub) in March 2010, I found that during winter they had produced a single baby. It was dark brown-olive and barely an inch long. A year and a bit...
July 9th 11 08:33 PM
by ~ jan[_2_] Go to last post
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Another Beclett Pumps craps out........ :( by Reel McKoi[_7_]
Another Beckett pump started shorting out and flipping the breaker. What's with these pumps? This one is epoxy filled and water still got in. What else could it be? This the second one to do this. Suggestings anyone? -- RM.... Frugal ponding since 1995. rec.ponder since late 1996. My Pond...
June 21st 11 06:32 PM
by johnnobama Go to last post
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Sulking Koi - why? by Gedster
We have recently cleaned out our pond and pulled out some plants as the pond was overrun with iris' and lillies. Before this our koi were swimming about, feeding well and were almost tame, ie: approaching surface and fedding well and sociable. Now however, they have "sunk" to the back of the pond...
June 21st 11 06:30 PM
by johnnobama Go to last post
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Help on a oase biotec screenmatic filter by shrek
HI there I have a oase biotec screenmatic set and to the right of it near where the uv screws on to it there are long white tubes with like stone in them. Sorry I cant be more specific. I heard from someone that you are supposed to dip them in salt water anually cos there something to do with...
June 21st 11 06:28 PM
by johnnobama Go to last post
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Filling a pond by Jeremy992
I am very new to this site and new to gardening overall, and therefore apologise for this very basic question. I have quite a large garden and am thinking of building a largeish pond (22m x 17m approx 430,000 litres using internate calculation tools) My question is how do I fill it with water? (as...
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June 21st 11 06:26 PM
by johnnobama Go to last post
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Flat Bottomed Urns by AJP
Does anyone know where I can buy a pre-drilled flat bottomed urn . Currently, the pipe from my filter goes into the urn, to be poured into my formal pond (9' x6'). Unfortunately the urn has been cracked. A few years ago urns like this were in every 'water garden centre'. Now they seemed to have...
May 30th 11 10:55 PM
by Bob Hobden Go to last post
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Seasonal natural pond by PreMonier
My clay pond dries out in summer. I want to plant it up. Any ideas for suitable plants. -- PreMonier
May 25th 11 07:46 PM
by pigychopes Go to last post
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concrete pond probs by Steve999
The top skimmed surface of my pond is in poor health and I an now considering either re skimming with concrete or applying a fibrglass coat. If skimming with concrete what is the best product/mix. If I go the fibre glass route will it adhere to the painted surface of the pond? --
May 25th 11 07:44 PM
by pigychopes Go to last post
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How to winter over plants? by WilsonKKW
I have Hyancth(sp?)parrot feather, water lily.,lily pads.How do they winter over? I was told the hyancth will die off,I was wondering if I can bring them indoors and let them live in a bucket of water? Kathy
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May 25th 11 07:43 PM
by pigychopes Go to last post
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Newbie advice please by ZeroZero
Just designing my first pond. My plan is to build a largish pond using the Atlantis Pacific rigid pond liner 1400. From the research I have done there seems to be three types of pond which I could call Koi, Goldfish, and Natural. If i have this correct. I want my pond to be natural as possible -...
May 13th 11 11:12 PM
by Bob Hobden Go to last post
1 1,321
Orange stuff on top of pond by gordon1948
Hi, Im new here, this is my first question, please be gentle I have what looks like orange scrambled egg on top of the pond, it is a well established pond of about 8 years, ive never seen this before, and as fast as i take it off it comes back. Is it some sort of algae? How can I get rid of it?
April 26th 11 08:41 PM
by daarrelmills Go to last post
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Repairing butyl rubber pond liner by Owdboggy
We have just had to clear out the wild life pond as there was actually so little room in it for water as the Bog bean and something else had grown so much they had filled the pond completely. In doing so we discovered that a rather invasive grass has punctured the liner with its roots. The holes...
April 25th 11 10:52 PM
by Bob Hobden Go to last post
1 1,863
One year on and still a brown, murky pond by whiskybelle
Hi, I excavated a 5 x 3m pond last April, lined it and filled it, bought masses of oxygenating plants and potted up some pond plants but now one year on, despite clearing all debris in the autumn and again this week, the water is brown, stagnant and all but a handful of oxygenators are dead. I...
April 25th 11 07:33 PM
by thomasscampbells Go to last post
3 1,507
Looking for info on making a pond by E Jackson
What kind of fish should I stock it with? I'd like to use Tilapia but not sure if they will live here. I'm in southern Alabama.
April 25th 11 07:08 PM
by thomasscampbells Go to last post
1 1,120
Pond and Filter- please help by Bob Hobden
"zad2110" wrote Hi, I am fairly new to ponds and fish keeping. My step father and I built our pond two summers ago and last summer it started leaking and we were unable to find the leak. This spring or summer we are planning on completely redoing our pond and try and do a better job of making...
April 25th 11 06:53 PM
by thomasscampbells Go to last post
2 1,231
winterize a small pond by [email protected]
Hello, I live in Missouri and I have a small plastic pond tub approx.35 gal. There are no fish,( well there was but they disappeared late summer we suspect largebirds). We do have a few plants in containers and a few floating. How do I winterize the pond to prevent the plastic liner from...
April 23rd 11 01:19 PM
by felixxrussell Go to last post
5 1,853
Pond leaking by Paul Davis
Hi, live Jersey. I have a 12x7x28" deep pond liner type. All was fine till the beginning of Dec. then started to leak. Is there any trick or something to look for to tell where the leak is. I can't understand how all the sudden it leaks out. I know it is on the bottom somewhere. Thanks
April 23rd 11 01:16 PM
by felixxrussell Go to last post
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