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Old 10-16-2012, 06:48 PM   #1
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Pond build


Just wanted to share my pond build. I think i did the pond caculator it said it was 430 gallons.

One day I woke up and said I want a pond so phone call later my buddy and I had a hole in the ground. I lost my pictures of when i first built the pond so the pictures are me redoing it to hide the linner better. It has brought me much enjoyment so feel free to ask any ? . The plants in it all were grown from lowes kits excpet the grass i got from a friend. It has a fishmate filtration with built in U.V.

Taking a break


Liner in and fill time (we wait and pull and tug )


first layer of rocks down (the fill and wait some more )


Right when it was done, moved fish and what little plants i had over


This year at its best so far

ok ok i might of slacked little this year with mulch

And the pump went out so i replaced it and dug the hoses up and didnt put them back at the time
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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Pond in the front yard... Nice I'm thinking about doing one in the front yard also.
What's the price for those black sheeting?
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:02 PM   #3
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A little prices it varys depends on where you get it and how thick.
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Old 10-17-2012, 12:25 AM   #4
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That is a great looking pond!

If your looking for a cheep pond liner billboard tarps work great, that's what I am going to use on my next pond.http://www.billboardtarps.com/
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