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Biofilter in a drum or in a stream? by ...
Hi folks, I need some help with planning for a new pond. I am building a 6 x 15 kidney shaped fish pond and was going to fabricate a biofilter in a large drum. This would follow the many DIY plans available ... I was going to hide it inside a 1.25 meter waterfall....complete with access from the...
December 1st 15 08:50 AM
by aassdd1234 Go to last post
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clogged filter by bowko
hi i am new to this , my filter keeps getting clogged up with green sludge it is that thick you can scoop it out with your hands and it needs cleaning to regular , it is a bog standard filter and a small pump feeding it any thing i can do to stop this ?
September 8th 15 12:30 PM
by bowko Go to last post
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Fix your existing Pond Liners Leaks*Immediately by Joan keeley
Protection could be a reason once pond liners are used. Once a hole is, a pond liner is placed within the hole so it's stuffed with water. Rocks are then placed round the perimeter of the pond to hide up the sting of the pond liner, and additional rocks are congregated on a mound of dirt lined with...
July 15th 15 12:29 PM
by Joan keeley Go to last post
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drops pin by Natural Girl
Ragnar Lodbrok wrote: Natural Girl brought next idea : Ragnar Lodbrok wrote: Natural Girl grinned and said : On 4/15/2013 6:28 PM, Clint Eastwooder wrote: Natural Girl grinned and said : On 4/14/2013 10:22 AM, Clint Eastwooder wrote: Natural Girl was thinking...
April 19th 13 11:59 PM
by Natural Girl[_2_] Go to last post
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goldfish over winter by Charlie Brown
Hi I moved into this house a few months ago and inherited a pond with about 20 goldfish in it. the pond is about 12" deep 20' long and 6' wide, it is quarter filled with lilies and other plants. I do not have a clue of how to look after them properly, they are lovely to look at and I would be...
July 6th 11 06:01 PM
by aronnsam Go to last post
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blanket weed by sue ring
Hello, I have a smallish pond with blanket weed that was introduced by a plant someone gave me as a present. I have been fighting this weed for two years and am thinking that whatever I do is not working. Help please. I have tried more shade and bio-barley but it just seems to have no effect. I am...
July 6th 11 05:59 PM
by aronnsam Go to last post
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New to gardening/ponds and a little confused. by [email protected]
Good morning, Sorry if these questions have been asked before, Ive had a look through group this morning but thought I would just go ahead and ask a few questions anyhow. I bought (maybe a little to hastily) a barrel pond yesterday very similiar to the one...
July 6th 11 05:51 PM
by aronnsam Go to last post
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Tadpoles not growing into frogs by Pete Thomas
Hi all, I'm new to this group. I recently moved and started a wildlife pond. I "borrowed" some frogspawn, the tadpoles hatched but it looks like none of them are growing legs. My previous wildlife pond just down the road in the same locality (Southampton UK) had plenty of tadpoles turning into...
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June 9th 11 05:08 AM
by yanfeng Go to last post
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Barrel pond gone stagnant by Colin Eberhardt
I recently purchased half an old barrel to create a pond. The barrel is about 90cm in diameter. I originally stocked it with a few plants, some oxygenating plants and added a small fountain. However, within a few weeks the water started to smell. I also noticed a number of small grubs in the water...
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May 31st 11 05:52 PM
by mathewwjohn Go to last post
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Baby goldfish - overwinter inside? by gardencottage
you don't say where you are located or what the winters are like in your area we are in UK - south. probably doesnt drop below freezing for no more than 12 hours at a time and not very often although everyone says it will be a cold winter this year. our goldfish and shabumkins have survived...
May 31st 11 05:51 PM
by mathewwjohn Go to last post
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Dissapearance of water in pond by [email protected]
Hi. New to this site but i'm wondering if anybody can help me. Having problems with pond pump emptying. Emptied pond and refilled last Sunday. Restarted pump, no problems at first, then this morning noticed pond was half empty. Have an Ecopower 2200 uv filter box and titan pump. Was working...
May 31st 11 05:50 PM
by mathewwjohn Go to last post
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Ulcers on Koi - HELP Please by acornscone
I have 5 koi, about 15 inches each in my 1300 gallon pond. A couple days ago, one of the koi was found dead and it had some ulcerations on its underside near the vent. I checked the other koi and two of them had what looked like half their lip was disintegrated and red like bloody meat. Another...
May 31st 11 05:49 PM
by mathewwjohn Go to last post
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Building a pond by [email protected]
Hi, Was wondering if anyone had any thoughts about instead of using liner or fibreglass, using bricks (nice ones... :-) and concrete to build a garden pond with (in the ground, not raised). Would it even be water proof? Cheers Richard.
May 30th 11 07:48 PM
by alvirrojohnn Go to last post
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Pond Cages by Mark
Dear All My pond is rougly 2m x 3m. With some tall standing plants in the pond We have a big problem with herons and other predators My old hand built, net covered, wooden cage frame, 1m high, is nearing the end of its life. What do other people use to protect their fish?
May 30th 11 07:48 PM
by alvirrojohnn Go to last post
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Pump and Heat questions for FL above ground by V.V.
Hello all, I finally found a tub from Tractor Suppy Company. Wondering if y'all can give me some pointers. The tub is galvanized metal, 6ft in diameter, 375 gallons. I have a two part question involving pump and heat. I live in Naples Florida. Is there any issue having an above ground pond...
May 30th 11 07:47 PM
by alvirrojohnn Go to last post
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Clogging pump making me crazy! by David Johnston
I have a Danner 1800 gal pump in my 500 gallon pond. It draws from a skimmer and pushes out to a waterfall w/biofalls. The pump is forever clogging up and it is getting old having to get the pump out of the pond and remove the hoses every other week to clear it. (My 'barometer' that its time to...
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May 30th 11 07:40 PM
by alvirrojohnn Go to last post
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feeding question by Deswinds
Can someone tell me what to do? or how to go about encouraging my fish to come to the surface to feed? Right now they wait for the "floating" pellets to sink to the bottom before they'll eat. I know, this is hardly a concern, generally, but my grandkids don't quite understand why they won't come...
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May 30th 11 07:40 PM
by alvirrojohnn Go to last post
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Self-sustained aqua life in a 1000 Liter (250 G) tank by Shankar Patel
Hi. I am a novice in this field. I have recently built a 1,000 Liter tank (approx-250 G, dimension 7Ft * 3Ft, 2Ft deep) in my garden (Ahmedabad, India). It is built with bricks/mortar and covered in/out by glaze tiles/glass mosaic. Yearly temparature varies between 5C (1 or 2 nights during winter)...
February 16th 11 04:51 PM
by kartlonbaugh Go to last post
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Pond Vacuum by [email protected]
I found a great vacuum for my pond it has no moving parts and runs off my garden hose. It is the perfect to vacuum to keep my pond clean and it was so ease to use I had to share it.. No more shop vac! The name of this vacuum is Muck Vac by Odyssey Systems the company that has been making pool...
February 8th 11 09:13 PM
by philipjack Go to last post
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my ponds by Lela
I am brand new to any chat groups. When I checked out the chats I saw stuff about pornograpy, vacation sales, etc.is there a page with just the pond chats I joined because I have two ponds each 8 ft in circumfrance and 5 feet deep, they are connected to each other by a 25 ft stream. I am wondering...
February 8th 11 09:11 PM
by philipjack Go to last post
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