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Koi and Bass pond

Discussion in 'Fish & Aquaria' started by Yeetster, Sep 22, 2018.

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    Finally finished my pond!! Let me know what you guys think. IMG_0699.jpg IMG_0701.jpg
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    I can't gauge how large that is.
    But it looks nice.
    I have a pond also.
    You'll need some shade to regulate heat and something to stop birds from poaching the fish
    I just zoomed in. I see the netting. Nevermind!
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    Is that a bog filter?
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    Yes it has a UV filter and a big filter and then just a little regular water fall with pea gravel in it, lots of filtration and also I live in West Virginia so I try to actual keep my pond warm instead of cooling it down.
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    It’s 4050 gallons.
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    That's much larger than mine.
    It's about 1,600 gallons.
    I use lava rock in the waterfall box.
    That's a good sized pond.
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    Have you been to @gardenpondforum.com ?
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    Yeah it has 4 goldfish, around 16 koi,(they have babies but they sometimes get eaten or hide), 1 largemouth bass and 3 bluegill. What do you have in yours?
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    No I’ll go look
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    Koi. A few comets and a Ranchu.
    I'll have to let some go soon. They are outgrowing the pond.

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    It looks really good, could you make it bigger?
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    I love ponds. Someday I'll have one. Until then, thanks to both of you for sharing.
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    No
    In my case, the pond is under/inside my back patio. So diameter is limited. As far as depth goes. There is coral rock about 24" down. Then boulders.
    I dug down as far as I could. Between 18" and 30"
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