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Thread: Improvements you plan to do after winter?

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    Improvements you plan to do after winter?

    Well its almost been a year.. Will you be doing any planning for remodeling to your existing pond? Or will you start from scratch again.. ????
    It's a living creature (chit happens)

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    Jumbo cocoyboy's Avatar
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    Mar 2005
    The Bay Area Nor Cal.
    I am planning on revamping my filtration with bigger filters and more bio. Re-design my water fall to some how contain media (like baki) without seeing it. And at the same time being able to de-gas. Also raising the pond another few feet up, and I'm thinking polyurea? Change my 3" pipes to 4" and my 1.5" to 2". Just waiting for the water temps to drop. Wouldn't it be a trip if vendors could sponsor your pond like a race car.

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    Oyagoi woodyaht's Avatar
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    Nada, Zip, Zero, Zilch!
    “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed” Adolf Hitler


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    Jumbo jnorth's Avatar
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    Mar 2005
    I've got lots of pond rework plans. Only time will tell how much I actually get done.

    ZNA Potomac Koi Club

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    Sansai Bob Hart's Avatar
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    Dec 2003
    Medway, Kent, England
    Ripping out the concrete built filters, just keeping the main Vortex. Will change this to static K1, then fit 2 x 4-tier double showers with BHM.

    That should keep me busy for a few months!
    Regards, Bob
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    Oyagoi bekko's Avatar
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    Sep 2004
    Refurbishing a small goldfish pond and waterfall which used to be outside, but is now inside the house.

    -st eve hop

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    Daihonmei aquitori's Avatar
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    Jan 2004
    NorCal Biotch!!!
    Finally had time to redo my QT tank, it has a mini BS on it...it is kinda ghetto rigged but what the hell the only thing that matters is the BH...
    The world sleeps as the chance to learn something new passes.

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    Wanna add about 2000 gallons more to my pond. Add another settlement and change out drains to sugarloaf or sprin drifter depending on application. I gotta find me a good pond builder or just do it myself again. I also am going to add a bakki with BH media... Just want more surface area to the pond.. This will be it and the DW said go for it...

    It's a living creature (chit happens)

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    Honmei MCA's Avatar
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    Dec 2003
    would like to drop the pump sizes from 1/4HP Sequence Self Primers (with lots of added backpressure from ball valve) to 1/8 or 1/6 HP Wave pumps to reduce the used power. Need to add in two 57w UVs before spring. Need to pergola the pond and filter pit. Need to put a shoji looking screen around the filter pit (out of plastic sheets). and in my spare time....
    Koi keeping is not a belief system; it is applied science with a touch of artistry.

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    Daihonmei MikeM's Avatar
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    Dec 2003
    Orlando, Florida
    I need a permanent QT system to support larger fish. Where to put it? If I can figure that out, I'll be doing it.

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