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02-25-2012 04:28 AM
mr_bob i have gold fish in mine with out a liner at all. I was very worried id kill the fish with out one but i just went out and bought some feeder gold fish for 13 cents a piece just to find out but its doing fine no deaths yet in 3 months
02-24-2012 11:41 PM
OverStocked You might not "want" the hassle of a pond liner, but you need it. Once cut in half, they are also significantly less water sound.

I definitely wouldn't put fish it in without a liner. They aren't that expensive on somethign that small.
02-24-2012 11:37 PM
xenxes Is the inside still red?
09-07-2011 11:20 AM
sAroock
Conditioning a Wine Barrel

Hi

Im setting up a container pond ready for spring and summer.
I'm using a oak half wine barrel (40G) as it looks most appealing, but its not without problems. I need to properly clean and remove the nasties from the wood.

Before I purchased it, the barrel had been in water, refilled 6 times for 3 months. I currently have it in dirty greenly algae water in full sun. This is a bid to clean it naturally, making bacteria deteriorate the bad stuff. Its been 2 weeks and now im seeing mosquito larvae and slime on da wood. Think this is a good sign? Is my barrel ready, at least aquatic-plant friendly ready?


appreciate any input or previous experiences.

*i dont want the hassle and cost of pond liner.

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