2024 Garden pond forum - Sep 4, 2023. #1. I have a problem with green algae in my pond (no fish, no vegetation). Twenty years ago when the company built my pond and waterfall and has been maintaining it ever since, this company recommended putting a three inch chlorine tablet in the pond to deter algae. Over time, I have had many problems with the submersible pumps ...

 
Mar 23, 2012 · The larger pond was built 16ish years ago and is solid concrete with a 4inch drain at the bottom and the smaller was built sometime before I was born and is a lined pond, there is a 4inch hole between each pond, the fish used to fit through, now only the smaller fish can, we have alot of other visitors to the smaller pond, frogs, toads, newt ... . Garden pond forum

Hi all, I found this forum in an online search for help with ponds and Goldfish. I have absolutely no idea about keeping Goldfish or maintaining a pond. When I purchased my house the owner left me a note saying there were 2 Goldfish in the pond outside. The pond is a half cast iron bath type structure situated above ground in a shaded position.Jan 26, 2017 · The weight of large waterfall stone cracked my preformed hard plastic pond. It extends 4" vertically from top downward causing a leak. The Ace Hardware associate told me there is no glue that will repair this "greasy" type plastic. Whatever I use will peal right off when dry, including silicon... 1. Hardiness Zone. 6b. Country. Oct 1, 2020. #2. A net. I fought the heron using a ton of different methods, for years, nothing worked for any length of time until I hung a wide weave net about 2 feet over the pond (in ground). That finally stopped them, they could not strike through the net and reach the fish.The seals are not really good on a lot of them and can cause shock hazard to fish .I had 2 sets before I gave up on them and then hubby had eye surgery and could not take lights shining up at him .The covers on them had to be cleaned often and no matter how hard I tried to seal them nothing ever worked and they always made the water look …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 ... 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 ...Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Freshwater Clams. Thread starter Shdwdrgn; Start date Apr 21, 2014; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. Shdwdrgn. Joined Jul 11, 2007 Messages 1,194 Reaction score 386 Location Colorado - zone 5a Hardiness Zone 5a. Apr 21, 2014 #1 Since another discussion reminded me of …Zone 7a. 4000 GPH pump/filter system feeding a 2~3 foot high waterfall. This is my first winter taking care of the pond and the fish. The temperature has been below freezing here for the past couple of days, (fifteen last night,) and the pond was frozen over this morning. The waterfall is still running, but the ice is about half to one inch ...Own or building a private pond/lake? Want bigger fish? Got Aquatic Plants or moss? Pond Boss magazine, website & forum have answers. We are land and pond management.Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Wasps! Thread starter Bodfish; Start date Aug 2, 2021; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. B. Bodfish. Joined Jul 2, 2021 Messages 5 Reaction score 2 Country. Aug 2, 2021 #1 Hello, I have a lot of wasp activity only about 18 inches from my pond, at the bottom of a fence. The pond is part …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.May 11, 2020 · GardenForums.com a friendly and growing community of gardeners. We feature a Garden Discussion Forum and Garden Photo Gallery. It's a fun and friendly place to talk with other gardeners, ask questions, share you knowledge, view and post photos and more! 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Whether you're a master gardener, or brand new to the hobby, you'll find something of ...Garden Pond Forum @gardenpondforum The internet's friendliest garden pond and koi fish community. gardenpondforum.com Joined June 2011 Tweets Tweets & replies Media Garden Pond Forum @gardenpondforum 9 May 2013 Stream doesn't …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.[cma-index] We are an affiliate for products that we recommend and receive compensation from the companies whose products we recommend on this site. The placement of the links on this site may be influenced by the compensation received by t...Specific discussions on pond construction and garden pond equipment from liner to water pumps. Which are the best, what they do, and what you might need for your garden pond.Dec 5, 2022 · This is an automatically generated discussion thread for the pond showcase "Rabbithole Gardens Pond". Please add to the discussion here. 8a. 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.125. May 25, 2023. j.w. 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. Dashwin. Jul 20, 2021.Koi ponds are a beautiful addition to any backyard. They provide a tranquil atmosphere and can be a great way to relax and enjoy nature. But, finding the perfect koi pond in your area can be a challenge. Here is the ultimate guide to locati...Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk . Hi there. Thread starter Oliver Buckle; Start date Sep 21, 2022; O. Oliver Buckle. Joined Sep 21, 2022 Messages 3 ...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.May 11, 2020 · GardenForums.com a friendly and growing community of gardeners. We feature a Garden Discussion Forum and Garden Photo Gallery. It's a fun and friendly place to talk with other gardeners, ask questions, share you knowledge, view and post photos and more! Whether you're a master gardener, or brand new to the hobby, you'll find something of ... Sep 19, 2022 · Hi, i'm new to the world of ponds and I have to admit, I never knew it would be so complex! I created a small pond about 2 months ago using a whisky barrel which I lined first with pond liner. The bottom has a layer of aquatic compost followed by some gravel as do the plants in baskets. My... Garden Pond Forums. Pond Construction & Equipment. Ground water. Thread starter Anon; Start date May 4, 2018; Anon. Joined Jan 13, 2018 Messages 16 Reaction score 2 Hardiness Zone 5a Country. May 4, 2018 #1 Help!!!! I just started digging a hole in the area where I would like to build a pond, so that I could get a feel for the …Garden Pond Forums. Pond Construction & Equipment ... Thank you for your reply and reaching out to two other pond forum users. Reply. GBBUDD. Joined Dec 16, 2017 ...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 ...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.Reaction score. 2,192. Location. North East Ohio-Zone 5. Country. Jun 22, 2015. #2. Some folks here will tell you they top off their ponds all the time without using dechlor and don't have issues, personally I wouldn't chance it. You really should use dechlor every time you do a water change or top off your pond.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.Aug 28, 2023. #1. The garden pond water has changed colour to green I thought it was suspended particles I have treated it with a solution bought from pond keeper. But it is not clearing at sll. The fish are healthy swimming around we have oxygenation plants in there and water lillies. We have emptied the water out and refilled it up again.Ponds, natural swimming pools, perennial puddles, water gardens, water fountains, goldfish ponds and even lakes. Big or small, water features are a wonderful way to add diversity to the garden, yard, or landscape. Explore permaculture techniques for aquatic plants and other uses of water for improving diversity in the landscape.As the largest Koi and pond community on the internet, the forum provides help and advice on pond building as well as Japanese Koi and Goldfish care including disease prevention and treatment. Dig a trench around the edges of the pond where the overhang of the liner will be secured. Take the liner (butyl rubber or EPDM) and spread it across the surface of the hole. Tuck the top edges into the trench and use large rocks to keep the liner in place. Fill the bottom with any remaining sand. Ideally use rainwater to fill the pond.Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. Concrete vs liner. Thread starter Loree; Start date Jan 11, 2017; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. Loree. Joined Aug 9, 2016 Messages 76 Reaction score 22 Location New Martinsburg, (Fayette Co), Ohio Hardiness Zone 6a Country. Jan 11, 2017 #1 I've looked for threads …I have a relatively small pond (about 250 gallons) with a large waterfall (about 10 ft wide and about 5 ft high). I have had this pond and waterfall for 18 years and, until about a year and a half ago, had no problem with algae using only a 3 inch chlorine tablet always in the water. But...Greetings! I have created a 1100 gallon concrete pond.It is about 30" deep. The PH is fine. The pond is in direct sun for part of the day and so since it has been SO hot here (central Cali) the water is lukewarm by afternoon. Two weeks ago we added several plants, some Lilly pads, hyacinths and...Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Hiding places. Thread starter Huckleberry12; Start date May 1, 2015; Huckleberry12. Joined Dec 2, 2014 Messages 99 Reaction score 41 Location British Columbia (gulf island) Hardiness Zone 8a Country. May 1, 2015 #1 Soon I'll be finished my pond, at least enough to move the fish in. ...Aug 24, 2011 · 21. Dec 31, 2018. New pond build - my happy part of the garden! 29. Dec 31, 2018. Need temporary housing due to Pond drying out (Texas) 17. Jul 27, 2011. hi there. i purchased a home in western nc and it has a spring fed pond. the spring originates up on a hill and flows down into a reservoir then into my pond. for the past few months, the flow ... 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.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.New England. Hardiness Zone. 5. Country. Feb 26, 2020. #1. Hi everyone! I keep hearing conflicting reports about how to make an ideal soil mix for aquatic plants...pond forums and vendors consistently suggest a clay-rich soil of some kind, but people who keep planted aquariums insist on much more porous substrates.Hello. Our wildlife pond (approx 3 metres x 2 metres) was constructed in summer 2019. We have stocked it with a few plants (lilies, grasses, oxygenators) although we need to purchase more once the Covid-19 epidemic passes. I have seen a couple of frogs in the pond, and today I noticed for the...Feb 16, 2013. #18. Everybody else has addressed the maintenance and cleanliness of rock bottom ponds, but I'd like to comment on the cosmetic aspect of the rock bottom pond. The guy in the video states, and I've heard this from others too, that rock or gravel ponds are more "natural" looking.A complete pond filtration solution! The Complete Filter Kit with Pump is ideal for circulating and filtering water, protecting the included pump from debris, and decorating water in ponds up to 500 gallons. www.homedepot.com. A similar sized pump is available without the aeration spray or filter box for about 40$.Welcome to the National Gardening Association forums. The forums listed below are categorized and alphabetized for your convenience. Have a gardening question? ... Ponds and Water Gardening: schlichtponds: Sep 19, 2023 11:32 AM: Propagation: purpleinopp: Oct 22, 2023 7:07 PM: Public Gardens Photo Tours: bumplbea: Oct 25, 2023 1:17 AM:112. Location. Fallbrook, Ca USA. Jul 25, 2010. #8. They also use urethane in 100 story sky scrapers to keep the windows in. That would be my first choice short of going to a roofer and getting the …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 ...Rinse the plants well and dip in water with sodium thiosulfate to remove the hypochlorite before putting the plants into the pond. Potassium permanganate is just as effective at disinfecting, but much more safe for the plants. Potassium permanganate at 6 to 12 ppm for 10 to 20 minutes is effective and safe for plants.Central FL, zone 9a. Oct 18, 2014. #1. My fish just recently had babies and they are beginning to grow. It's been fun watching this happen for the first time (for me). However, I noticed that the older fish are starting to chase the babies in a very aggressive way. I don't have many plants in the pond and it's too late to start anything now.Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Garden pond talk. Thread starter LuvKoi; Start date Aug 26, 2022; L. LuvKoi. Joined Aug 26, 2022 Messages 56 Reaction score 50 Country. Aug 26, 2022 #1 I absolutely love my cannas. Last edited: Aug 26, 2022. Reply. Ad ...Hi, i'm new to the world of ponds and I have to admit, I never knew it would be so complex! I created a small pond about 2 months ago using a whisky barrel which I lined first with pond liner. The bottom has a layer of aquatic compost followed by some gravel as do the plants in baskets. My...Oct 1, 2020 · 1. Hardiness Zone. 6b. Country. Oct 1, 2020. #2. A net. I fought the heron using a ton of different methods, for years, nothing worked for any length of time until I hung a wide weave net about 2 feet over the pond (in ground). That finally stopped them, they could not strike through the net and reach the fish. Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk . Hi there. Thread starter Oliver Buckle; Start date Sep 21, 2022; O. Oliver Buckle. Joined Sep 21, 2022 Messages 3 ...Then pump out the water. Then fill with the same soil type, clay, up to the top soil loam layer. The fill soil is tamped (compressed) every 4-6" of added clay. This greatly reduces settling. Loam top soil is added at the same depth as the rest of the yard, also tamped every 4-6". Can be leveled off right away and seeded.Welcome to Garden Pond Forums where you can ask questions or find answers on anything related to ponds, koi and other fish. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free.Aug 2, 2021 · Placing the bait in a small enclosure with a wasp size entrance close to the wasps nests would cut out collateral damage. You would never believe the small size of holes they can squeeze through. We use #8 hardware cloth to contain them 1/8 inch. And chew through anything they want to get through, well not concrete. Please come and join in with our friendly garden forum. Moderators: Rosie, Cherry, steve, SueA. 57: 1,862: Great to be here by grindle Jun 18, 2023 3:27:27 GMT ... Pond & Water Gardening. For all aspects of pond and water gardening information & discussion. Moderators: Rosie, Cherry, steve, SueA. 21: 241: FrogsHi, I searched the forums to see if this question had been asked before, but I don't see it, so here goes. I'm considering buying a house with a koi pond. I'm starting from scratch with my knowledge. House is in Colorado at about 6000 ft, so extreme temperature swings. What questions should...If you’re a pond enthusiast, you know that the right plants can make all the difference in creating a beautiful and healthy ecosystem. But with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to navigate the selection at your local garden...A garden pond adds beauty, elegance, and lively interest to a yard. Whether a fish pond, a receiving basin for a waterfall, or simply a placid body of water for meditation and reflection, a garden pond provides a focal point that enhances nearly all yards .Aug 19, 2023 · 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. 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 ...3. Country. Sep 12, 2023. #1. We've recently bought a property that came with a spring-fed pond that had been neglected for years. I think the previous owners put in a clay bottom in a boggy area to make the pond, so it doesn't have a liner. It was obvious that there had been a pump, but we never could find a waterfall, so we just ignored that.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.Jan 24, 2014. #1. Well I hired a well known pond builder to build a 2400 gallon koi pond by converting a block planter box. This builder assured me that no building permit was required and I recall researching this and coming to the conclusion that no permit was required. Bottom line is that the pond was completed at a cost of approximately ...Discuss pond showcase entries in the forum, you'll need to create a "showcase" to automatically create a thread in here. Forums. New posts Search forums. ... Garden Pond Forums. About Us. The friendliest pond forum on the net! No matter your level of experience with ponds, there is lots to learn and enjoy here.Garden Pond Forums. Pond Construction & Equipment. Ground water. Thread starter Anon; Start date May 4, 2018; Anon. Joined Jan 13, 2018 Messages 16 Reaction score 2 Hardiness Zone 5a Country. May 4, 2018 #1 Help!!!! I just started digging a hole in the area where I would like to build a pond, so that I could get a feel for the …1. Hardiness Zone. 6b. Country. Oct 1, 2020. #2. A net. I fought the heron using a ton of different methods, for years, nothing worked for any length of time until I hung a wide weave net about 2 feet over the pond (in ground). That finally stopped them, they could not strike through the net and reach the fish.wine. 3. Apr 30, 2011. Garden Pond Talk. Hello all, I am new to this forum, because I recently got into keeping fish. I hope I can add to the general knowledge here. A couple of months back, I saw some used half-wine barrels for sale. They had winery stamps on the end and were stained purple inside, so.....definitely used. I...Dec 15, 2019 · But no - a net won't cause water loss and a waterfall that's working right shouldn't suddenly start causing your water level to drop. The last possibility is a leak in the liner. If you shut down the pump and the water keeps dropping, you may have a leak. But that's really the rare case. Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. How to repair crack in preformed pond. Thread starter jim c; Start date Jan 26, 2017; J. jim c. Joined Jan 26, 2017 Messages 5 Reaction score 1 Country. Jan 26, 2017 #1 The weight of large waterfall stone cracked my preformed hard plastic pond. It extends 4" vertically from top downward …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.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.As the largest Koi and pond community on the internet, the forum provides help and advice on pond building as well as Japanese Koi and Goldfish care including disease prevention and treatment. 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 ...Feb 15, 2017 · 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. 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: …Sep 3, 2018. #1. My sister has 14ft by 6ft deep cement pond filled with orfe/ very large koi and goldfish. We repainted using professional pond sealing paint (£150) a pot. Did everything it said, washed it down after drying etc.. put fish back in and now they’re all dying so far out of 21 fish she has about 4 goldfish left and one ghost koi.Country. Apr 11, 2018. #1. We have approximately 600 gallon pond with a water fall and stream going down a hill into the pond. We wanted to put a small water feature in the pond, something that sprays up out of the water. We have a large number of frogs in the spring and the pond is close to our house. 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Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. A pond without fish. Thread starter Diane Wakeland; Start date Jan 23, 2018; D. Diane Wakeland. Joined Jan 23, 2018 Messages 1 Reaction score 0 Country. Jan 23, 2018 #1 I'm wondering if you can have a pond without fish. Plants would be ok, but I'd like to make a small swimming hole for …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...As the largest Koi and pond community on the internet, the forum provides help and advice on pond building as well as Japanese Koi and Goldfish care including disease prevention and treatment. Koiphen.comThen pump out the water. Then fill with the same soil type, clay, up to the top soil loam layer. The fill soil is tamped (compressed) every 4-6" of added clay. This greatly reduces settling. Loam top soil is added at the same depth as the rest of the yard, also tamped every 4-6". Can be leveled off right away and seeded.Aug 26, 2016. #1. I am in the brainstorming phase of planning an in-ground pond in a small pasture that is down slope from my house. We get some serious rain and most of the downspouts don't drain far enough from the house for my liking. Some we will dig nice gravelly drainage pit for, but there are a couple at one corner of the house I'd like ...Jan 24, 2014. #1. Well I hired a well known pond builder to build a 2400 gallon koi pond by converting a block planter box. This builder assured me that no building permit was required and I recall researching this and coming to the conclusion that no permit was required. Bottom line is that the pond was completed at a cost of approximately ...Welcome to Garden Pond Forums where you can ask questions or find answers on anything related to ponds, koi and other fish. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Aug 12, 2020 · Garden ponds and fishing ponds have different needs. According to sport fish stocking resources, for a pond 1 acre in size and at least 8 feet deep, you should only stock 2-4 pike per surface acre. So just keep in mind that if you stock with northern pike or muskie, they eat any other fish in the pond, and they have to be fed other fish. Oct 9, 2023 · 1. Hardiness Zone. 5a. Country. Oct 9, 2023. #2. You are going to have to trace back from the power or the hose/water output. Some setups have pumps in a vault or skimmer, often hidden by rocks. Looks like you have a sump pump in the picture, if it is in the pond, that should uncover it. 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 ...Aug 2, 2021 · Placing the bait in a small enclosure with a wasp size entrance close to the wasps nests would cut out collateral damage. You would never believe the small size of holes they can squeeze through. We use #8 hardware cloth to contain them 1/8 inch. And chew through anything they want to get through, well not concrete. This is the forum to talk about building your own garden pond equipment from scratch.Zone 7a. 4000 GPH pump/filter system feeding a 2~3 foot high waterfall. This is my first winter taking care of the pond and the fish. The temperature has been below freezing here for the past couple of days, (fifteen last night,) and the pond was frozen over this morning. The waterfall is still running, but the ice is about half to one inch ...Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. LEVELING POND -- WATER LEVEL? Thread starter Mmathis; Start date Apr 25, 2012; 1; 2; 3; Next. 1 of 3 Go to page. Go. Next Last. Mmathis TurtleMommy. Joined Apr 28, 2011 Messages 13,813 Reaction score 7,984 Location NW Louisiana -- zone 8b Hardiness Zone 8b Country. Apr 25, 2012 …If no fish, it looks like that is a liner made pond. Try talking to the contractor, explaining your displeasure. The repair would mean draining it, lifting the liner and pre liner, back filling the edges with dirt to make the shape/ size you want, packing said dirt, and placing liner back.112. Location. Fallbrook, Ca USA. Jul 25, 2010. #8. They also use urethane in 100 story sky scrapers to keep the windows in. That would be my first choice short of going to a roofer and getting the …Jan 24, 2014 · Jan 24, 2014. #1. Well I hired a well known pond builder to build a 2400 gallon koi pond by converting a block planter box. This builder assured me that no building permit was required and I recall researching this and coming to the conclusion that no permit was required. Bottom line is that the pond was completed at a cost of approximately ... The EDPM only needs to be over lapped by a small amount (4-10"), but a little extra is OK. The overlap of course should be sloped down stream and not be in standing water. The trick is to place a gap between the 2 liners to stop capillary action. If you use any goop you have to let it dry before laying the top layer.Jul 20, 2015 · Hardiness Zone. 9a. Country. Jul 20, 2015. #1. We were feeding the fishes earlier today when we noticed a frog in our pond! We were a little surprised, because we have a net on there all the time, and he's looks a little too big to fit through the gaps. Anyhow, we want to put something in place so that the little fella can get in and out ok. 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.Sep 14, 2020 · 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. Short answer, baking soda dissolved in the pond water will raise your KH. Long term, your pond needs a built in method of buffering KH. Products that have been used include: crushed oyster shells, chicken grit, crushed coral, concrete block, coral rock. GH is your general hardness, your calcium carbonate.Jul 27, 2019. Pondless waterfall equipment help. 21. Sep 26, 2018. First goldfish pond, 1000 gallons, put together equipment list, hoping for advice. 6. Jun 22, 2018. Pond Construction & Equipment. I have had to re home my fish due to moving, so l need to sell my pond equipment, I have a Pontec MultiClear Set 15000 and Oase Biosmart 14000 for ...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 …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.The Garden Pond Forum is a friendly chat board for anything related to koi, goldfish, and garden ponds. Chat about preparing your pond, plants, and fi... sh for the winter seasons, discuss things such as water testing, chemicals, and algae, and get help with koi fish illness and disease information. more gardenpondforum.co..Sep 30, 2015 · 9a. Country. Sep 30, 2015. #4. Only Bullfrogs present this problem. Once they reach adult size they will eat anything that will fit into their mouths; fish, insects, other frogs, birds and other small animals. They are considered a nuisance species in many states. 10. Reaction score. 5. Country. Oct 8, 2018. #11. The pond will have koi, around 8. Also the bog plants need nitrates, this setup has aerobic bacteria media so they will remove ammonia and nitrite but do little to remove nitrates, which the bog plants will help to keep down, to a degree. At least this is the theory.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 EDPM only needs to be over lapped by a small amount (4-10"), but a little extra is OK. The overlap of course should be sloped down stream and not be in standing water. The trick is to place a gap between the 2 liners to stop capillary action. If you use any goop you have to let it dry before laying the top layer.Aug 12, 2020 · Garden ponds and fishing ponds have different needs. According to sport fish stocking resources, for a pond 1 acre in size and at least 8 feet deep, you should only stock 2-4 pike per surface acre. So just keep in mind that if you stock with northern pike or muskie, they eat any other fish in the pond, and they have to be fed other fish. Learn and share everything about gardening. Ask questions, get answers, & share your experiences. Home. Forums. New posts Search forums. ... Forum list. New posts Main. Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements. Threads 313 Messages 3.9K. Threads 313 Messages ... The Pond Thread. Sep 24, 2023; secuono; Plant Propagation. …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.Garden Pond Forum @gardenpondforum The internet's friendliest garden pond and koi fish community. gardenpondforum.com Joined June 2011 Tweets Tweets & replies Media Garden Pond Forum @gardenpondforum 9 May 2013 Stream doesn't …Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Talk. Large pond with leak somewhere. Thread starter rowhillladybay; Start date Mar 23, 2012; R. rowhillladybay. Joined Mar 23, 2012 Messages 2 Reaction score 0 Location Kent. Mar 23, 2012 #1 Hello, Newbie to the forum here, I am after some advise please, I have 2 ponds in ...The National Leadership Youth Forum (NLYF) is a dynamic and exciting event that brings together young leaders from across the country. The NLYF is designed to inspire and empower young leaders.Algae Destroyer Advanced effectively controls these different types of algae in water gardens and koi and goldfish ponds containing live plants and fish. Effectively controls "green water" algal blooms, String or Hair Algae (Cladophora) and blanket weed (Oedogonium). 16 ounces treats 4,800 gallons.Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. Concrete vs liner. Thread starter Loree; Start date Jan 11, 2017; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. Loree. Joined Aug 9, 2016 Messages 76 Reaction score 22 Location New Martinsburg, (Fayette Co), Ohio Hardiness Zone 6a Country. Jan 11, 2017 #1 I've looked for threads …Specific discussions on pond construction and garden pond equipment from liner to water pumps. Which are the best, what they do, and what you might need for your garden pond.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 ...Hello. Our wildlife pond (approx 3 metres x 2 metres) was constructed in summer 2019. We have stocked it with a few plants (lilies, grasses, oxygenators) although we need to purchase more once the Covid-19 epidemic passes. I have seen a couple of frogs in the pond, and today I noticed for the...May 16, 2021. #1. I have a farm pond about 60' across (fairly round) and 5 1/2' deep. I've had trouble with one particular heron for years. I've tried fishing line at intervals and then finally put a 4' fence around it with bird spikes on the top of the stakes. He would stand on the spikes and jump in.UV is 100% effective when sized, installed and maintained correctly. Therefore, if your pond is still green it is because one of those 3 things isn't correct. Buying more and more UV units could fix a sizing …Jul 3, 2022. #1. Hi I’m new and am interested in getting advice regarding my pond. I’ve got a Blagdon Affinity Mocha 336 litres. I got four goldfish and went to the aquatic shop to get two more fish. Unfortunately they said that 4 is enough is that size pond. I maintain it weekly and have bought a pond vacuum to ensure sludge is removed.Garden ponds and fishing ponds have different needs. According to sport fish stocking resources, for a pond 1 acre in size and at least 8 feet deep, you should only stock 2-4 pike per surface acre. So just keep in mind that if you stock with northern pike or muskie, they eat any other fish in the pond, and they have to be fed other fish.Jan 24, 2014. #1. Well I hired a well known pond builder to build a 2400 gallon koi pond by converting a block planter box. This builder assured me that no building permit was required and I recall researching this and coming to the conclusion that no permit was required. Bottom line is that the pond was completed at a cost of approximately ...Show us your pond and tell us a bit about it here. 775 Topics. 11506 Posts. Last post Re: Mystery. by Guppy. September 28th, 2023, 8:14 pm. Pond Design and Construction. Formal ponds, informal ponds and wildlife ponds. Design and build your …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.May 16, 2021. #1. I have a farm pond about 60' across (fairly round) and 5 1/2' deep. I've had trouble with one particular heron for years. I've tried fishing line at intervals and then finally put a 4' fence around it with bird spikes on the top of the stakes. He would stand on the spikes and jump in.Winterizing help. 2. Nov 30, 2011. New mini-ponder here. I live in IL, Zone 5B. I have a 30 gal in the ground mini-pond I put in back yard over the summer. I purchased 6 White Cloud fish. ( Apparently they were never given the "talk" about the birds and the bees and now have about 2gazillion fish teeny weeny White Clouds!)...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.21. Dec 31, 2018. New pond build - my happy part of the garden! 29. Dec 31, 2018. Need temporary housing due to Pond drying out (Texas) 17. Jul 27, 2011. hi there. i purchased a home in western nc and it has a spring fed pond. the spring originates up on a hill and flows down into a reservoir then into my pond. for the past few months, the flow ...Garden Pond Forums. Newbies to Garden Ponds. Stop plants floating/falling. Thread starter Mr-pond; Start date Apr 21, 2014; Mr-pond. Joined Apr 21, 2014 Messages 48 Reaction score 49 Location Northamptonshire, UK Hardiness Zone Zone 9a. Apr 21, 2014 #1 Hi, I was just hoping for some advice. Just built the first part of my …UV is 100% effective when sized, installed and maintained correctly. Therefore, if your pond is still green it is because one of those 3 things isn't correct. Buying more and more UV units could fix a sizing …This is the forum to talk about building your own garden pond equipment from scratch. Forums. New posts Search forums. Showcase. New items Latest reviews Search showcase. Media. New media New comments Search media. ... Garden Pond Forums. About Us. The friendliest pond forum on the net! No matter your level of …Garden Pond Forums. Garden Pond Forums is a website that encompasses several different forums where people discuss everything about backyard ponds, aquatic ecosystems, fish, and more. They have a specific forum named Fish & Koi Talk that's more directed at koi fish and their habitats. ...Apr 15, 2020 · Shape it in a concave fashion and with shelves to support rocks for a waterfall. This will be the base of your waterfall. Then dig a pond in front of that. Now lay a liner in the pond and up onto the concave mound of soil. Build your rock waterfall, add you plumbing. Now you have a waterfall feeding your pond and that beautiful boulder as a ... Nov 11, 2011. #2. Peat is rich in tannins, which tint the water brown, preventing as much light from entering the water. I did some experimenting with peat in planted aquaria in the early seventies, and noticed an increase in SOME plant's growth, while others seemed to die back. Basically, plants native to soft, acidic waters benefitted, while ...1. Hardiness Zone. 6b. Country. Oct 1, 2020. #2. A net. I fought the heron using a ton of different methods, for years, nothing worked for any length of time until I hung a wide weave net about 2 feet over the pond (in ground). That finally stopped them, they could not strike through the net and reach the fish.. 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