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izabella87 05-04-2013 08:16 PM

A 1500 gallons Koi Pond <3
 
Hey Ppl!!

It happens that we have at our house a pond that was already made by the previous owner, but ever-since wasn't in use for 2-3 years. Now being the avid aquarist that i am, i just couldn't leave it unattended, so for the last 4-5 days i've been cleaning, and re-vamping the whole thing to make it livable again.
After 3 ful garbage bags of cr*p, finally got that thing clean, and figured out on first try how the filtration system works.We got here a input/output box of the Laguna 5000 Filtration system, with the biggest pump the hard-ware store had to offer which i bought a few days ago. Hooked it up, water began running and i fixed up the waterfall to make it more aesthetically pleasing.:flick:
There's already some aquatic plants in there, and 11 goldfish/5 beautiful kois (2 grey with big scales/2 golden with big scales/1 big red)

Here is a few pictures of my new babeeyyyyy :)


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wesleh 05-04-2013 08:24 PM

Beautiful!

dtejeda.arias 05-04-2013 08:54 PM

I'm jealous...

Neptoon'd 05-04-2013 09:16 PM

Very nice! Lucky you!

My Mom had a pond outside that was about half that size. She ended up having to protect it with netting due to predatory birds who saw an easy meal.

izabella87 05-04-2013 10:40 PM

Thank you everyone ! here's a video i took this morning :)
Btw I dont think we have much predatory birds here hehe... maybe like seagulls lol

NWA-Planted 05-04-2013 11:39 PM

Re: A 1500 gallons Koi Pond &lt;3
 
If I ever become wealthy or win the lottery, definitely on my list :)

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Lia 05-12-2013 09:21 AM

How nice. In the winter do you have to bring the fish in or they will survive the cold?

izabella87 05-15-2013 10:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lia (Post 3347882)
How nice. In the winter do you have to bring the fish in or they will survive the cold?

Normally bring them it.. or maybe put them in the pool... will see if ill b allowed to do that hahah };)

Destroyer551 05-15-2013 10:08 PM

You are sooooooo lucky. A pond that size would take up half my yard! I have a 250-300 gal nature pond that'll have to do for now. :P

izabella87 05-15-2013 10:09 PM

Hi everyone! So here's a few update pics. I changed waterfall of place. reorganized n cleaned up a bit morethis pond. Also added water lilis and some misc plants.
Also video here below.

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Sajacobs 05-15-2013 10:17 PM

Very nice. As a goldfish lover ...I'm jealous. So much room for a school of goldfish. Lucky bum:)

dtejeda.arias 05-15-2013 10:17 PM

That is awesome. I'm sooooo jealous, your pond seems bigger then my bedroom :(

izabella87 05-15-2013 10:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sajacobs (Post 3372826)
Very nice. As a goldfish lover ...I'm jealous. So much room for a school of goldfish. Lucky bum:)

dtejeda.arias That is awesome. I'm sooooo jealous, your pond seems bigger then my bedroom

Hehe thank you! it is a dream come true for me also !!

It is prolly bigger than you bedroom, considering this pond is full length of the house loll...
thanks :)

stevenjohn21 05-20-2013 02:45 AM

Lets hope you have not brought any hitch-hikers like leeches back into that nice pond of yours :-)

izabella87 05-20-2013 03:10 AM

No no I dont think... I powerwashed the plants lolll


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