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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-07-2012, 01:48 PM Thread Starter
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My Pond

Here's my hand built pond in my back yard, about 5K gals. 30' X 15' X 2.5'
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-08-2012, 02:08 AM
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Very nice looking pond.
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-08-2012, 12:49 PM
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nice! what's in it? pics?
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-08-2012, 02:42 PM
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very nice

40 gallon dirt tank
5 Gallon planted bonsai dirt tank
1 Bearded Dragon ''Spyro''
Normal Leopard Gecko ''Shadow''
Super hypo tangerine baldy carrot tail leopard gecko ''Moon''
2 whites tree frogs ''Ying and Yang''
1 Royal Python ''Neptune''
1 Veiled Chameleon '' Yoshi''
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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-14-2012, 05:21 AM
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Very nice, are there any fish in it?
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-15-2012, 08:48 PM
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Looks great!
What kind of filter are you using?
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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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5 years later



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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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Fish & Plants

Now contains: 9 koi
numerous African Cichlids (Peacocks) (Mbuma)
12 various water lilies, floating pitcher plants
also added an Aeration (Pond Logic® KoiAir Aeration Kit by Airmax®)
has a Savio skimmer and waterfall system w/5000 gal hr pump

the hose and device in the fore ground is a:Contech ScareCrow® to keep
the herons away....

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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 03:21 PM
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well being 5 years later how bout new pics it looked great
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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Sry, had to redo the image

re submitted the image, should work now
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 06:17 PM
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Beautiful! Thanks for the update and the details. Have you had any successful breeding?
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 10:34 PM Thread Starter
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Breeding

The African Cichlids breed all summer, have to catch out fish to keep the population down. I trade them to a local fish store for fish food...
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-10-2014, 11:02 PM
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you're so lucky to have a pond like that and not have to deal with winter! I'd love to enjoy my pond all year round!
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