The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > General Planted Tank Discussion > Ponds > CL's 100 Gallon Container Pond

Thread: CL's 100 Gallon Container Pond Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
05-05-2014 07:32 PM
AGUILAR3 update?



How are you able to keep anything in there with 3200gph flow in a 100g container?....especially with shrimp.
04-04-2014 03:04 PM
annyann Looking forward to some spring updates on your pond!
08-11-2013 08:13 PM
CL I never change the water, I just do too offs if the water level is getting kinda low.

It actually gets pretty cold here, I think due to the fact that the container is partially buried, and because it's right next to the house it doesn't freeze completely through.
08-11-2013 06:43 PM
Roshan8768 How cold does it get for you during the winter? You said your shrimp have overwintered twice? Do you throw in a heater or something for them
08-11-2013 04:12 AM
elo500 How often do you do water change?
04-04-2013 01:02 AM
CL Got singapore moss? Was cleaning the pond this past weekend. Imagine my surprise when I grabbed a handful of moss when the resident frog jumped out!



Also, don't let cattails grow in your ponds. What a weed!
05-23-2012 09:29 AM
CL Yep. It's been running non-stop since I got it. Outdoors at that
05-23-2012 04:45 AM
The Italian Nazi Hey CL, is that Sunsun knock-off powerhead still running alright? Im looking into possibly getting one.


And Pics! Let's see a full pond shot please! Hahaha
05-14-2012 08:09 PM
CL Yeah, the pond has been going great for a couple of years now and all I've ever had in it was the powerhead.
05-14-2012 01:48 PM
menoseloso Hey CL checkout my post you just need an airstone that's all. All that fancy stuff they're throwing at you is useless unless you're filtering it and want it show quality. I dont filter mine water is crystal clear I threw in a crapload of guppies and a lot of plants moss too and that's it.

Sent from my HD7 using Board Express
05-07-2012 03:48 PM
OoglyBoogly
Quote:
Originally Posted by ua hua View Post
It looks like an ice plant.
I don't think it is an ice plant. I have delasperma cooperi growing from seed. The flowers are completely different.

You can see a ton of those plants now growing on my pond.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1SFtZXoB1g
05-02-2012 09:46 AM
CL Bloomed the other day.

I'll have to get a full picture up soon. The pond has come a long way and cherry shrimp have now taken over. They've successfully overwintered twice now.
11-27-2010 04:18 AM
ua hua It looks like an ice plant.
11-26-2010 10:03 PM
CL I'm not sure what it is called, but it sure is a great plant.
11-26-2010 09:23 PM
OoglyBoogly
Quote:
Originally Posted by CL View Post
The plant that will drape over the back, and grow in the gaps of the rock around the tub
Hey do you know what kind of plant this is? i found some at the base of a tree and transplanted it to my pond and it can look really nice when it drapes over rocks. It's very easy to transplant. All I had to do is just put a stem in the moist moss and voila roots a day or two later... The only thing though is that there is a short period of it being nice and big before it gets too hot then lanky looking but I think it's effect is worth the labor of cutting it back when it gets too big and removing it when it gets ugly during the very hot months of the summer.


Here is what that plant looks like on my pond, you can see it draping over the water:

This thread has more than 15 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT. The time now is 02:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012