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The solids get filtered by the gravel and the plants feed on the excess nutrients in the water that rises up. You have a low point in the bog wall feeding the water back to the pond. The results are clear pond water and no commercial filters or UV lights are needed. No rinsing of filter pads or backwashing filters.

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Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. pond substrate. Thread starter boot full; Start date Aug 26, 2009; B. boot full. Joined Aug 26, 2009 Messages 8 Reaction score 0 Location alberta. Aug 26, 2009 #1 hello to all, and greetings from alberta.....I am new to the idea of a pond in the yard as i have had ...Jul 22, 2014. #4. A fountain is usually after a small junky prefilter that offers little in the realm of effective filtration. A waterfall usually has a skimmer box with filter pads in it, bio material, a bog or something like that before it. Waterfalls are just generally prefiltered better. If you are just looking for aeration, I really dont ...It has step-by-step instructions for the bottom drains as well as just about every other aspect of building a liner pond. This is a garden pond forum so under no circumstances am I "judging" anyone who doesn't have a bottom drain or who has gone years without needing one. If you are planning on, say, 10 total pounds of Koi in a 4000 …Articles on keeping sturgeons garden ponds, their essential requirements, how to feed them and keep them healthy. Pondlife. A collection of articles about all things aquatic, garden ponds, wildlife gardens, fish, aquatic wildlife, insects, amphibians and pond plants. mChat. lauriemay • Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:59 pm.Jun 22, 2011 · Building a bog: Before you decide to build a bog, you need to know what you want its primary purpose to be. Total pond filtration. bog filtration combined with another filter. If you want total pond filtration using a bog; By volume, 5-15% the size of the water volume of the pond. By surface area, 10-30% of the pond surface area. Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. Possible noisy pump. Thread starter Boothy; Start date Sep 20, 2014; B. Boothy. Joined Sep 19, 2014 Messages 4 Reaction score 2. Sep 20, 2014 #1 Hello guys, When we bought our house I inherited an existing pond with a couple of fish in it, it had a rather large ...1. Apr 18, 2022. #3. Lots of animals will snag a fish given the chance - raccoons, mink, fishers. We lost two to a skunk one year. We've even spotted a pair of river otter in our neighborhood pond the last couple of years - I'm sure they'd love a big tasty goldfish if they had a chance.Country. Feb 12, 2015. #2. Zeolite is well known for its ability to absorb Ammonia and other compounds. The downside is that the only way to tell when it is saturated is when Ammonia levels in a pond begin to rise. Depending on your filter's size and the other media present, you may never know if the zeolite is saturated.The friendliest pond forum on the net! No matter your level of experience with ponds, there is lots to learn and enjoy here. More about us; Terms and rules; Privacy policy; Help

May 22, 2023 · A Garden pond forum is an online platform where pond enthusiasts can connect, seek advice, and share experiences about building and maintaining garden ponds. It provides a space for individuals to ask questions, discuss various topics related to pond construction, fish care, water plants, and troubleshoot common issues. New spring pond Fish dying. 45. Jun 4, 2011. 1 month ago I finished constructing a 1200 gallon pond, with a waterfall, 3 pumps, all the works. Its a work of art. Too bad all my fish are dying! Too start it out, like every good novice, I went to my local pet store and bought $150 worth of koi and various types of gold fish.Oct 5, 2017. #8. Well let me make your day. 1.0 ppm is too high for a pond as is 0.5 ppm. These levels will support quite heavy algae blooms. Federal Criteria for Phosphorous level limits are. Streams/rivers 0.1 ppm. Streams entering lakes 0.05 ppm. Lakes and reservoirs 0.025 ppm. M.Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. swan mussels. Thread starter stevo; Start date May 5, 2011; S. stevo. Joined May 5, 2011 Messages 21 Reaction score 0 Location uk. May 5, 2011 #1 hi guys quick question ,my wife in her infinite wisdom came home with 3 swan mussels which she was told will help the water quality in the …

4. Country. Feb 17, 2017. #11. I'm almost done digging & someone suggested installing Agi pipe (slotted drain pipe used for french drain) in the bottom before installing liner. Agi pipe comes out from under liner on side to route water out above pond water level. Pressure of water in pond pushes any water/gases under liner through the Agi pipe ...

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New pond build - my happy part of the garden! 29: Dec 31, 2018: Hi - old garden - new pond adventure: 42: Nov 19, 2018: Considering a 24 inch garden pond...need opinions please. 24: Sep 15, 2018: DenMare’s little garden pond: 3: Sep 15, 2018: Fish for garden pond: 3: Aug 30, 2018: Just getting started on a small garden …1,429. 12,701. Drought. 10/22/23 08:26 PM. by Tbar. Hall of Fame. This area is dedicated to giving thanks to those who have financially supported Pond Boss. Moderated by: Bruce Condello, ewest, FireIsHot, Pond Boss, teehjaeh57. 03/14/23 03:04 AM. For your size bog container maybe 1 inch or 1-1/2 inch, if you can. If your pump has a smaller size for it's output, you can get a reducing bushing to make the larger bog pipe connect to the smaller pump pipe. My bog pipes are 2", but my bog is much larger, somewhere around 12 feet by 5 feet.Jun 3, 2020 · Newb here. Question for the group: I'm also planning on building a duck pond (4 lighweight ducks) and have pump design/option questions. I have a 350 gallon pre-form and plan on creating the following system to deal with the ginormous amount of muck buildup that would occur with ducks: Pond -->30 gallon swirl filter --> 35 gallon biofilter (free floating K1 media) ---> hydroponic bed #1 (55 ...

Jan 12, 2022 · Sloped garden pond banks, if angled sharply enough, result in sliding rock at the bottom and sides of the pond. Instead, terrace the garden pond's sides and bottom, much like farming terraces or stair risers and treads . Keep each terrace riser no more than about 6 inches high to avoid stacking rocks too high. Submersible pumps are known to be poor at pushing head pressure. If a true pro has a call for a waterfall pushing water uphill they will choose a external if the situation will alow it. My other question is what is the submersible doing is it sitting on the bottom of the pond . Or is it elevated off the bottom.Reaction score. 10. Location. Woster Massachusetts. Apr 25, 2014. #1. My pond has lots of stringy algae hanging on to the sides on my pond. The water is clear with no green though. I was wondering if anyone knows how to keep the algae from growing on the sides because i already have a uv filter which keeps the water from turning green.This worked very well; koi pond is sealed, it seems permanent now. After preparation – mainly cleaning the pond and washing those big rocks, SLC directions were logical. Rocks were coated with SLC-114-AS, a soft, clear spray-lining; fully coated each (of 22 rocks). The bottom of the pond is now lined black and the sides are light grey.Jun 3, 2020 · Newb here. Question for the group: I'm also planning on building a duck pond (4 lighweight ducks) and have pump design/option questions. I have a 350 gallon pre-form and plan on creating the following system to deal with the ginormous amount of muck buildup that would occur with ducks: Pond -->30 gallon swirl filter --> 35 gallon biofilter (free floating K1 media) ---> hydroponic bed #1 (55 ... Jan 15, 2022 · Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk . No filter. Thread starter Meg; Start date Jan 15, 2022; M. Meg. Joined Jan 15, 2022 Messages 24 Reaction score 2 Country. Jan ... Watch and follow along live. The Next Billion is Quartz’s forum about the next billion people to come online for the first time, largely on mobile phones. It was held in London on May 19. The hashtag is #qznextbillion. A video of the whole ...I am new to this forum, and new to the hobby of pond building. My wife and I have been talking about building a pond for a couple of years. We have a gulley in a spot that will make a great start so I don't have to dig out so much dirt. I will need to bring in a load or three of sandrock...Nov 20, 2022 · This is the forum to talk about building your own garden pond equipment from scratch. Jan 29, 2022 · 9b/10a. Country. Jan 30, 2022. #15. Many people add a liner to an older, original pond that begins to leak, often adding sand or clay type soil to pad and cushion the new liner. There may well be concrete or something "down there" that leaks enough to be a pond problem but not leaky enough to drain the hole well enough. Very few ponds don't have frogs. that being said there are a few things that should be known, American Bullfrogs can be a danger. Adults can eat small fish, they can also eat a good # of things that live around the pond. A 10' or larger Koi would not interest a bull frog but a 4-5" one might be considered a meal if one was hungry.A Garden pond forum is an online platform where pond enthusiasts can connect, seek advice, and share experiences about building and maintaining garden ponds. It provides a space for individuals to ask questions, discuss various topics related to pond construction, fish care, water plants, and troubleshoot common issues.DIY - Do It Yourself. Post thread. This is the forum to talk about building your own garden pond equipment from scratch. 1. 2.Hello forum, Long story short, I've got a german pressure filter (Aquaforte BF12000, I think), which is sometimes rebranded as Jebao on amazon. Yesterday I replaced the UV lamp, closed the filter as usual, sealed with the metal ring and reconnected to the pipes. However it seems that now there's too much pressure inside and water basically …According to SFGate, pond water turns brown for a number of reasons, but the most common causes are eroding soil, microscopic plants and wildlife. High amounts of microscopic plants such as algae and phytoplankton give pond water an almost ...Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. Rebuilding an old pond. Thread starter jacquirenee; Start date Apr 18, 2010; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. J. jacquirenee. Joined Apr 18, 2010 Messages 21 Reaction score 0 Location Connecticut, USA. Apr 18, 2010 #1 Hello! We bought our house in May of 2009, but also …Welcome to the garden design forum. Announcement Daniel Haynes 8.7K views 107 posts 4 points Most recent by Lyn 9 July Garden design. Gardening on a slope...Ground water issues. lesinnl 100 views 2 posts 0 points Most recent by Fellsman 23 October Garden design. Is it ok to buy 5cm plants now?

Welcome to the garden design forum. Announcement Daniel Haynes 8.7K views 107 posts 4 points Most recent by Lyn 9 July Garden design. Gardening on a slope...Ground water issues. lesinnl 100 views 2 posts 0 points Most recent by Fellsman 23 October Garden design. Is it ok to buy 5cm plants now?Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Pond vacuum?? Thread starter Hummingbird2; Start date Jun 14, 2019; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. H. Hummingbird2. Joined Apr 16, 2018 Messages 17 Reaction score 4 Location Ohio Hardiness Zone 6a Country. Jun 14, 2019 #1 Hey all! So the previous owners of my …Any 'Hand-set' rock will not puncture 45 mil EPDM. Also 'foaming' of the rock is an unnecessary chore and expense if the time is taken to properly set rock. The rock walls of a pond should be constructed similar to how dry-set garden walls are constructed. You should be able to safely and confidently stand on it after it is completed.Ponds are a great way to add beauty and serenity to your outdoor space. Whether you’re looking to create a tranquil retreat or an eye-catching focal point, pond landscaping can be an exciting and rewarding project.Inherited pond: 7: Apr 21, 2022: Pond filter cleaning inherited pond: 5: Apr 19, 2022: Inherited a pond: 15: Feb 1, 2022: restoring/troubleshooting a small inherited pond: 22: Jul 20, 2021: Inherited a pond / bath tub in my front garden 3 10 inch koi and 2 gold fish its shocking i know sk this week end i having a 3m x 2m x1m pond dug out: 7 ...Apr 25, 2017. #4. Normally I would advise just sealing the concrete, but if I am seeing what I think that I am seeing in a couple of the photos, it appears that this concrete is disintegrating and is rapidly losing its structural integrity. So I will have to agree with the others. Replace the liner.Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. Pond water is green, but levels are OK? Thread starter twoheadsbrewing; Start date Jul 10, 2020; twoheadsbrewing. Joined Jun 18, 2020 Messages 57 Reaction score 113 Location Chico, CA Hardiness Zone 9a Country. Jul 10, 2020 #1 This may just be a "new pond syndrome" issue, but wanted …Feb 15, 2022. #4. I have a few mid-size shrub roses near my pond. This one anchors the corner at the top of the waterfall: You can see its relationship to the pond & path in this view from above: I also have three of the same rose on the far side of the upper pool as a backdrop.

Jul 11, 2023 · What to grow in my pond, parrot's feather? by Frillylily: Apr 29, 2023 2:22 PM: 2: Should I try to wake up my canna? If so, how? by EmpressOfIndia: Apr 28, 2023 6:01 PM: 1: Pool to Natural Pond Conversion by EscondidoCal: Mar 14, 2023 3:56 PM: 229: Growing Water Hyacinths by sw_gardener: Feb 21, 2023 12:49 AM: 0: Pond Vacuum by MoonShadows: Jan ... The friendliest pond forum on the net! No matter your level of experience with ponds, there is lots to learn and enjoy here. More about us; Terms and rules; Privacy policy; Help8a. Country. Jul 2, 2014. #7. I agree with Mucky_Waters. You may have a few leeches that hitched a ride into your pond, attached to aquatic plants. As you describe, they flatten and swim freely with an undulating motion like an eel or snake, when not clinging to some surface with their suction cup mouth.Apr 6, 2012 · Pond skipper. S. Koi fish. Sydney1969; Jul 11, 2023; Replies 2 Views 150. ... The friendliest pond forum on the net! No matter your level of experience with ponds ... Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Cost of doing a pond. Thread starter midngn; Start date Mar 5, 2016; midngn. Joined Sep 10, 2008 Messages 19 Reaction score 5 Location Emerson, GA. Mar 5, 2016 #1 I know there are a lot of variables involved, but wanted to get a general idea of the cost of having a pro put in a pond. ...A pond can be a beautiful addition to any backyard, providing a tranquil and serene atmosphere. But before you start digging, it’s important to understand the costs associated with constructing a pond. Here’s what you need to know about est...I am new to this forum, and new to the hobby of pond building. My wife and I have been talking about building a pond for a couple of years. We have a gulley in a spot that will make a great start so I don't have to dig out so much dirt. I will need to bring in a load or three of sandrock...Hardiness Zone. 9b. Country. Sep 14, 2020. #1. I am having some concerns on the wood for the bottom of my BOG. I was going to use pressure treated plywood 3/4" thick. It would be rested over the pond, sitting on a few 4x4's to give it a little height and more support. I am worried about the chemicals from the treated wood leach into the water.For your size bog container maybe 1 inch or 1-1/2 inch, if you can. If your pump has a smaller size for it's output, you can get a reducing bushing to make the larger bog pipe connect to the smaller pump pipe. My bog pipes are 2", but my bog is much larger, somewhere around 12 feet by 5 feet.May 22, 2023 · A Garden pond forum is an online platform where pond enthusiasts can connect, seek advice, and share experiences about building and maintaining garden ponds. It provides a space for individuals to ask questions, discuss various topics related to pond construction, fish care, water plants, and troubleshoot common issues. Nov 19, 2016 · May 26, 2014. new pond without electricity in Florida. 26. Aug 29, 2013. Fully sun exposed rock pond in South Carolina. 1,100 gallons. Don't have fish anymore bc birds kept eating. Emptied pond, killed all plant life and no longer want frogs. I just want it to be a pretty water feature. Was thinking chlorine, but afraid of damaging liner. Oct 19, 2016. Pond Construction & Equipment. I'm just before plumbing this huge pondless waterfall I undertook a few months back. I'd seen on a YouTube tutorial where a guy stuck some live moss onto the black waterfall foam, to make edges, between rocks, etc look more realistic. This morning I collected some moss out of my woods and tried...Published: Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 at 1:00 pm A pond is the perfect way to attract wildlife to your garden, from frogs, toads and newts to hedgehogs, birds and aquatic insects. Ponds are also lovely for us, too, providing a relaxing spot to sit on a sunny …New pond build - my happy part of the garden! 29: Dec 31, 2018: Hi - old garden - new pond adventure: 42: Nov 19, 2018: Considering a 24 inch garden pond...need opinions please. 24: Sep 15, 2018: DenMare’s little garden pond: 3: Sep 15, 2018: Fish for garden pond: 3: Aug 30, 2018: Just getting started on a small garden …Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Pond Waterfall Evaporation Advice. Thread starter nimblerobot; Start date Oct 15, 2022; nimblerobot. Joined Oct 15, 2022 Messages 7 Reaction score 4 Country. Oct 15, 2022 #1 Hello everyone, I acquired a house two years ago that has a very nice pond that was put in by the previous owner …Feb 18, 2013. #1. Trying to plan a small water garden with a waterfall. no fish. Looking for a pond pump recommendation. The fiberglass liner we're looking at is 8 feet 6 inches x 5 feet 9 inches x 20 inches deep and has a 415 gallon capacity. We would like to add a cascading waterfall that we are guessing will be 2-3 feet high.Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk . No filter. Thread starter Meg; Start date Jan 15, 2022; M. Meg. Joined Jan 15, 2022 Messages 24 Reaction score 2 Country. Jan ...

Hello everyone, I acquired a house two years ago that has a very nice pond that was put in by the previous owner who did all the work . It was build to be a natural swim pond and has a dive deck, a live plant filterbed, a river with number of cool waterfall features and a bridge, and a smaller upper pond that the two water returns spill into.

It can surely be done. But in terms of a traditional swimming pool, I think it's rarely done because most people have some set expectations of how a pool should look and operate vs. a pond, and a black pond liner is not really in line with what most people who want a pool would want. You can use all the same principles to build a pool that you ...

Hardiness Zone. 7A. Country. Mar 22, 2022. #3. I would think you would have to swallow water or not clean your hands well after. Also, if you have any open cuts, keep pond water out of them. I've fallen in my ponds more times than I can count, never gotten sick. Did get bit by a spider while leaning over edge.According to SFGate, pond water turns brown for a number of reasons, but the most common causes are eroding soil, microscopic plants and wildlife. High amounts of microscopic plants such as algae and phytoplankton give pond water an almost ...Crayfish mate in the early spring and females carry the fertilized, developing eggs inside their bodies for 4 to 6 weeks. These developing eggs are then transferred to the outside of the female’s body and glued via an adhesive called “glair” to the female’s tail. The eggs then hatch by the end of spring.Apr 24, 2017 · Apr 25, 2017. #4. Normally I would advise just sealing the concrete, but if I am seeing what I think that I am seeing in a couple of the photos, it appears that this concrete is disintegrating and is rapidly losing its structural integrity. So I will have to agree with the others. Replace the liner. May 26, 2014. new pond without electricity in Florida. 26. Aug 29, 2013. Fully sun exposed rock pond in South Carolina. 1,100 gallons. Don't have fish anymore bc birds kept eating. Emptied pond, killed all plant life and no longer want frogs. I just want it to be a pretty water feature. Was thinking chlorine, but afraid of damaging liner.Dec 5, 2021. Hi everyone, I had the pleasure of getting a beautiful family of 13 full grown koi (one is 27", 2 others 24"s and then down from there) and 1 turtle. I have them in a 10 ft wide intex pool. The pool is on my master bedroom covered patio. No sun exposure.Apr 19, 2014. #14. The idea that concrete blocks can change the pH in a pond is a very old myth. It was once an extremely popular myth. Less so these days. You can use the block without concern for pH, lime, etc. There is no reason to …Articles on keeping sturgeons garden ponds, their essential requirements, how to feed them and keep them healthy. Pondlife. A collection of articles about all things aquatic, garden ponds, wildlife gardens, fish, aquatic wildlife, insects, amphibians and …

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