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PostSubject: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 10:55 am

Okay to lighten the mood on this forum, here are some pics of my first pond built around 10 years ago. I will post my fish in another post.

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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:00 am

Some of my fish. The goshiki +- 60cm is very tame.
sorry about the quality of some of the pics.





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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:08 am

You had a lovely tranquil environment, especially looking at the first pic.

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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:11 am

Amazing how colourfull a mx of koi can be in a pond.
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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:48 pm

shooe Wayne..... I thought you were going to ask to see the filtration. lol lol!
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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:58 pm

Hi Stumble, you should know that you may not post pics of a pond without details of filtration ...

and because you have not declared where you are from, you will have to go to this thread and produce as punishment:

http://koionline.forumotion.com/chat-not-koi-related-f34/lets-get-to-know-each-other-t1505.htm

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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:02 pm

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shooe Wayne..... I thought you were going to ask to see the filtration. lol lol!

Filtration on a pond? I never had any on my first gold fish pond. When i mailed some uk dealers about filtration for my "pond" they said....just replace all the water weekly. geek

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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:23 pm

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Hi Stumble, you should know that you may not post pics of a pond without details of filtration ...

and because you have not declared where you are from, you will have to go to this thread and produce as punishment:

http://koionline.forumotion.com/chat-not-koi-related-f34/lets-get-to-know-each-other-t1505.htm

Hello my name is Stumble, and I am a koi addict.
I am from Durban.
I havent had koi for about 5 years, but have fallen off the wagon again, and built my 2nd pond. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:26 pm

Hi Stumble, nice to meet you.

Wow!!! you are propably the first Durbanite on this forum that i know of.
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PostSubject: Re: My first pond   Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:29 pm

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Filtration on a pond? I never had any on my first gold fish pond. When i mailed some uk dealers about filtration for my "pond" they said....just replace all the water weekly. geek
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Okay I wasnt that bad. lol. see how clear the water was.
I got fed up with the sand filter clogging, so took out the sand, and replaced with bio filter media.

so I had small pump>sand filter with no sand>uv light>pond
and .75 pump>1000lt home made bio filter>pond.
... no settlement chamber so the maintenance on these filters was huge and time consuming, but my water was always perfect and in all my years never had a sick fish. bom

oh forgot to say, one small bottom drain 50mm and it worked. tongue
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