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    Toni~ Great Thread ~ Many Ideas

    Toni:

    I'm with Koiloco, UPS is the way to go for worry free vacations and/or just being away from the house, with a generator as back up...

    Have a inverter system hooked up to both ponds with...
  2. Thread: Minimalism

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    Steve: If what you say it true, then there...

    Steve:

    If what you say it true, then there wouldn't be any Zen gardens because you couldn't see them with your eyes closed:D ... Know you're only kidding, as zen is a mind thing...

    Have seen...
  3. Thread: Minimalism

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    Bekko: As you know, our pond is 17.5L x 7.5w...

    Bekko:

    As you know, our pond is 17.5L x 7.5w stocked with 6, 25+" koi... Looks great but after reading your post, I wonder if it would be more zen like with only 3 koi... Wife has been pushing to...
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    Toni: Too Lazy to make foods so use the KISS...

    Toni:

    Too Lazy to make foods so use the KISS principle, Yokozuna during summer, Nobori during rest of year... Getting good growth and color... with the exception of of couple of jumpers, which...
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    JR and JG: Talk about a small world...

    JG: During my 1973 training we stayed at the Holiday Inn in King of Prussia... Worked for a division of AMP Inc. in Paoli PA...

    JR: Visited my cousin who worked for Smith Klein in Philly... Went...
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    JR: NJ in August, I remember it well

    JR:

    In August of 1973 I was enrolled in a 6-week training class for a new company I had just joined... One of my classmates, who claimed that he grew up in the area, offered to drive me to DC......
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    JG: Be Nice

    Hey JG:

    Your quote:
    Why do all the wierd things happen to people who r already slightly paranoid? No wonder he needs meds!

    Be nice, don't want this thread to be locked up or thrown out...:(...
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    J North and/or Brian re: JR

    Aloha guys:

    Not sure what's going on with JR and KBB and don't need or want to know...

    But I have this to say, when he's on his meds he has a lot to offer, as in this Green water thread......
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    Dear Johnsmith, JamesPR, James the moron basher, or

    What ever alias you're going by today...

    The Beach is for diving, surfing and boogie boarding not sunbathing... Only take my boards, fins and/or mask...

    When I'm resting on the beach, I'm...
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    Looking at the Bright Side

    With an online magazine there's no more storing of shelves of Magazines the will probably never be read again...

    Just packed up boxes of KOIUSA, KOIUSA, NI and KB mags to be given to our clubs...
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    Dale: You know that I love ya! So this post...

    Dale:

    You know that I love ya! So this post is tongue in cheek, sort of....:p

    I have found that most all information and recommendations from manufacturers
    is a heck of a lot more accurate...
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    Are we doing what's best for us or the KOI

    Aloha to all:

    I have crystal clear water in both our ponds, koi are healthy, color is OK and growth is moderate...
    I visited a friends home this past Friday... His pond is the same size as ours...
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    Joe : From experience, I don't think it makes a difference

    Joe:

    When I installed our first pond, I left the UV off for about a couple of months because I was too busy with other pond projects... A neighbor came over and mentioned that the water looked a...
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    Brian: Just one suggestion

    Brian:

    First of all I agree with Bekko, sometimes known as scruffy, although lately, he's been getting regular haircuts... Anyway Steve Hopkins is talking from experience, he publishes our club's...
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    Funny thing happened on the way to the forum......

    Funny thing happened on the way to the forum... You guys old enough to remember that line and where it came from:confused:

    Anyway, Tewa posted a thread and here we go again, another long and...
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    Dan: Your Quote: "you don't simply say that...

    Dan:

    Your Quote: "you don't simply say that you're humble. humility is shown to actions. I find no positive or negative connotation to humility. you either are or are not."

    Says it all!!! The...
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    Larry: I agree with you, for the record I...

    Larry:

    I agree with you, for the record I have Bakki's on our ponds with moderate growth 365 days/year...

    Just visited a friend's house yesterday and was amazed at the growth he's gotten in...
  18. Thread: String Algae

    by Mike T
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    Every few years, string algae will appear in one...

    Every few years, string algae will appear in one of our ponds and/or waterfeatures... I take a stiff brush and brush it off the walls, it never reappears... For uneven surfaces like a waterfall, a...
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    Greg: You got it right... Actually when it...

    Greg:

    You got it right... Actually when it rains in the islands, surface water percolates through the lava and ends up in aquifers beneath the islands... That's why our water is pure, no toxins,...
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    Toni: It's called LAVA... It's actually the...

    Toni:

    It's called LAVA... It's actually the real BacHouse Media, formed millions of years ago, long before Japan was even formed...:D

    Next time you're home I'll buy you a 2 cubic foot bag......
  21. Thread: Salt

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    IMHO, you should determine what the problem is,...

    IMHO, you should determine what the problem is, then treat the koi and/or pond for the problem...;)

    It boggles my mind that we will nuke the pond not knowing what the problem is... possibly...
  22. Thread: trickle tower

    by Mike T
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    Have both a TT and "Bakki" set up... find that...

    Have both a TT and "Bakki" set up... find that the bakki design gets better results in terms of water qualily leaving the TT and BAkki...

    Doesn't have to be fancy or expensive... I use the Bac...
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    Toni: All are good, however for best, I have...

    Toni:

    All are good, however for best, I have to choose the latest issue of that DVD Koi magazine which comes out every two months...

    The latest issue showed what the folks in the Chicago area...
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    Erwinsan: We do a 10%, 24/7 water change on...

    Erwinsan:

    We do a 10%, 24/7 water change on both our ponds to maximize the performance of our Bakki Showers.
    Although the Board of Water Supply only adds chlorine to the water when contaminants...
  25. Toni~ It's not the title or occupation it's the Individual...

    One of the posters to this tread is John Sprinkle TBT of Naples... He builds one heck of a proper koi pond... Would you believe he's a flower shop owner:D

    On the other hand, I know of a koi...
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