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Old 12-08-2014, 11:17 PM   #76
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Spring fed pond - Step 6: Landscaping and Lighting


We got our first snow just before Thanksgiving and I grabbed this shot of the pond. The fish are all tucked in for their winter's nap and the bubbler is in place to keep the oxygen levels up and a spot clear of ice. They say "See you in March".

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It has been a very cold, snowy winter this year in NY. The bubbler held its own keeping a hole in the ice up to Jan, but then prolonged weeks not breaking the 20 degree mark and lots of snow led to this scene on Feb 22. You wouldn't even know there was a pond there by looking at it:



We finally had a warm day this weekend and the fish saw light for the first time in at least a month yesterday when the bubbler broke back through! (The smaller holes in the snow to the right are just from where the lights are melting the snow...). I'm crossing my fingers that most of the fish were able to make it somehow. I expect it will still be a couple of weeks before the snow melts enough to look for them.

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Old 03-09-2015, 10:07 PM   #78
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Wow! amazing project!
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Spring is getting closer...the turkeys dropped by to visit this morning. Yesterday I saw 3 surviving fish swimming by. Hopefully the rest are still hiding out under the ice somewhere.



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This makes me want to finally go through with taking out my 400g preformed pond and make a bigger pond. Great build!
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Default Day and Night... May flora and fauna at the pond

Hanging out in the mint

I'm not afraid of meat-eating plants!

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Wow! Sure has come a long way!
Thank you for continuing to keep updating your project.
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dont know how ive missed this thread, just read through the whole thing. what a great build!!! I love it!
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