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Old 06-22-2012, 02:50 AM   #31
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Is the outside bottom Glassed? If not sound like it;s weeping through the ceramic.

I would talk to someone that does pottery 1st for a sealer suggestion. I think any of the concrete water proofing sealer/paints will work but, best to look for something made for pottery 1st.
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Old 06-22-2012, 05:54 AM   #32
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The thing is glazed inside and out. Top and bottom. Not too sure what causing it...
A sealer might be a good idea regardless if its leaking or not.
I'm gonna have to see.
There is a local pottery maker out in the canyon nearby. He might be a good one to talk to.
I have the feeling he will have better info than most.

I think its weeping to. Beads slowly form on the outside and drip down.

Got it in its home and had to re-arrange my entire patio to do it. Everything looks great.
My neighbor was spraying chemicals on his side today and I'm a little worried for my side yard.
I saw it mist over the wall and hit all my vines, bonsai, tomatoes, peppers, and roses. And my new dragon fruit plant.
I hope they are ok.

Not sure why I mentioned that. I have a tendency to ramble... sorry for that.

I hear from my nursery tomorrow. I'll let you all know if they can order me a teacup lotus. For now I'll start a journal for this thing in the pond section so I can stop taking up space in the fish section lol..
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:14 PM   #33
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If your neighbor is spraying pesticide and it is getting in your yard, do you think it would land in your bowl and make your fish and snails sick?
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:23 PM   #34
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If I had been able to jump on this thread 9 months ago, I would have suggested Mosquitofish.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:38 AM   #35
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I want to do something like this this summer... but I may just use a sturdy rubbermaid. Can anyone think of a way to beautify the outside though? I did it last summer with the rubbermaid, lilies, frogbit and platys, but it wasnt that attractive really...
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put a stack of pretty rocks around it

or some cheap plastic latticework
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