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mosquitoes by [email protected]
have fish = no mosquitoes. Ingrid On Mon, 30 Jul 2007 08:38:28 -0400, B Daly wrote: Do garden ponds provide a breeding area for mosquitoes? Are there chemicals to control this; if so, do these chemicals harm fish? Thanks.
July 31st 07 05:08 PM
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Do you like your pond? by [email protected]
I have a pond for koi. it has a veggie filter which is extremely low maintenance. I sit out by my pond (in the city, my backyard is 25' x 25') every morning and evening. it is wonderful to sit listening to the waterfall and feed the fish. dont get caught up in technology and fancy filters and...
July 31st 07 05:07 PM
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Starting a new pond - very sandy soil by TahoeKid
I'm building a new pond / stream on a slope-to-level surface. The rise is about 3 feet. All of this will sit behind a newly constructed retaining wall. The area for this is pretty much pure sand, so shifting soil is a problem. Just wondering if anyone has done this and what problems I might expect...
July 31st 07 02:03 AM
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Calculating Surface Area/Cubic Feet/Number of Gallons by JB
To calculate number of square feet of surface area Rectangular pond: length x width = square feet of pond Circular pond: 3.14 (1/2 diameter x 1/2 diameter) = square feet of surface To calculate number of cubic feet Rectangular pond: length x width x depth = volume in cubic feet Circular pond: 3.14...
July 28th 07 10:16 PM
by JB Go to last post
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UK Pond - when to clean out? by AlecTPR[_2_]
I've got a 1000litre young pond with 9 fish in it, but can't help as i've never had tadpoles or frogs (still waiting as this is one reason why we got the pond for my son) Good luck and I'm sure somebody will help in the near future. What are your plans in the longrun with the pond? Do you want...
July 22nd 07 11:05 PM
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Frog Jokes by Jokeslide
because frogs are....funny.. http://www.jokeslide.com/index.php?cmd=4&project_id=78&obby_id=375
July 22nd 07 11:03 AM
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!*#$ing Heron ! by Martin Harran
Have my pond eight years, gradually built up to 24 fish - including 6 of original fish I put in when I first built it - and a !*#$ing Heron cleaned it out last week :( Anyway, I've had a problem with murky water last few years, all tests showing it ok* and no problem with sick or dying fish,...
July 22nd 07 08:43 AM
by adavisus Go to last post
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Water feature pump tripping ELCB by garden-helper
tommymcg;731877 Wrote: Hi I recently purchased a water feature from B&Q and when the installation was complete it was noted that when the pump was switched off it tripped the ELCB on the consumer unit I understand that the amount of inductance generated by the motor causes a spike when...
July 20th 07 07:54 PM
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Snails! by William Oertell
My pond has been overrun by snails. Every week there are dozens of them trapped in the skimmer. Is there any way to get rid of them without killing the fish?
July 20th 07 03:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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stinky algae? by Lydia
Hello. I have a smallish pond, about 500 gallons. I don't mind a little string algae or if the water is green, but this year it's got this kind of a mat of bubbly, stinky, green stuff floating on the top. Is this algae? Half of the top is covered by water hyacinths and the other half by this...
July 12th 07 06:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Post from the Past - Rocks in the Pond - Debate by JB
FOR ROCKS Subject: rock vs no rock From: "Glenn Rieker" There are two schools of thought in watergardening as we see it..............the old timers are set in their ways saying simple liner ponds are the way to go.........I think these are the same...
July 12th 07 03:01 AM
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Fry........ by A. Paul Ing
Reel McKoi They have a tablet that you can dropin the bagged fish and it creates O2. I have seen it used down on the coast for bait fish, and I do remember it stated for freshwater or sal****er....Also a couple of shots of Amquel or Stress coat in the bag, use a small hand pump or such (not an air...
July 9th 07 12:46 AM
by A. Paul Ing[_2_] Go to last post
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Need Bioforce 2000UVC owner's manual? by Wayne
Hi. I recently inherited a Hozelock Cyprio Bioforce 2000 pressurized pond filter (pre-2002) and am in need of an owner's manual. I would appreciate a scanned copy of one if you have it. Thanks. Wayne
July 5th 07 03:06 PM
by A. Paul Ing Go to last post
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July 4th 07 05:09 AM
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pond weeds by thistletoes
I need some advice on pond weeds. Our largely spring-fed pond, built about 40 years ago, is about 3/4 surface acre and 15-17 feet deep in the middle. Edges slope so there are reeds & cattails, not such a problem as I guess they cannot grow in more than 3-4' depth. The problem is a weed which a...
July 3rd 07 04:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Excess koi fry......... by Reel McKoi[_7_]
What are all you people doing with your excess koi fry? I'm out of options. I've already traded or sold around 500 this spring and still have 3 yearlings and about 150 smaller fry (2 to 3" size). I can't bring myself to destroy all these prefectly healthy pretty young fish. -- RM.... Frugal...
July 2nd 07 11:09 PM
by Reel McKoi[_7_] Go to last post
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big pond - big problem by Sky-Catcher
Hi, A friend got a bit carried away with a digger and now has a rectangular pond holding 200,000 litres - and the water is green and full of fish - now he wants to know how he can filter it & keep on top of the green water problem - any suggestions - he is in the UK Cheers, Sky
June 28th 07 03:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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My fish are dying - please help ! by Carole
Hi all, I have a mature pond about 8 years old, 800 gallons, about 50 goldfish ranging from tiny tiddlers to about 5" long, plus one really big ghost koi about 18" long. I have all the usual filtration, waterfall and oxygenating plants, UV light, water is nice and clean and clear and always has...
June 26th 07 06:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Question about maintaining a non-filtered pond by Emma
I live in the UK and I'm new to this, so I hope someone here can help me. I have a garden pond which I've decided to try to maintain without the filter. Basically, the filter is very old and was hardly doing anything, and the fish have all been fine since I turned it off. Anyway, up one end of the...
June 26th 07 02:41 PM
by A. Paul. Ing Go to last post
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Please, people. Don't feed the trolls. It just encourages them. by [email protected]
Rationale debate & discourse will accomplish nothing. They are what they are. And they will keep trying to drag you down to their level. The more you respond, the more they are energized The more you try to explain, the more they will twist.. The more you reason, the...
June 25th 07 08:54 PM
by A. Paul. Ing Go to last post
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