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  1. Lisak1 replied to the thread We're gonna need a bigger pond....

    Plants aren't all that great at adding oxygen to the pond, but they are great at helping to filter the water - so definitely a good...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 2:46 AM
  2. Lisak1 replied to the thread How much shade is ok for koi?...

    Right. Just because you block the direct sun doesn't mean you're blocking the sunlight. Now if you put a lid on the pond you might have...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 2:45 AM
  3. Lisak1 replied to the thread We're gonna need a bigger pond....

    It's called a "heron-keeper-outer" of course!

    Sep 19, 2018 at 2:41 AM
  4. Lisak1 replied to the thread Froggy at the pond.

    I love frogs. They always appear to be smiling!

    Sep 19, 2018 at 12:48 AM
  5. Lisak1 replied to the thread We're gonna need a bigger pond....

    Welcome @Captain Audio ! Sounds very lovely! (Hint hint!) In other words, WE LOVE PICTURES! And tell us a bit more - have you got any...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 12:47 AM
  6. Lisak1 replied to the thread Hello! Pond in the Planning Stage!.

    I know you feel your pond is a lot of work @sissy but I have to say I have both a pond and a pondless and I wouldn't say one is any more...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 10:16 PM
  7. Lisak1 replied to the thread Sprinkler system water.

    Again - we're talking sprinkler, not hose. It's like rain hitting the pond - the amount of water is too small to make a difference. I've...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 10:06 PM
  8. Lisak1 liked mrsclem's post in the thread Black Swallowtail chrysilas hatched!.

    [ATTACH] I found 4 swallowtail caterpillars on my dill plants on my deck. I brought them in , put them in a large jar with fresh plants...

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  9. Lisak1 replied to the thread Sprinkler system water.

    I can't imagine the small amount of water that enters your pond via the sprinklers could cause a problem. I add several hundred gallons...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 9:19 PM
  10. Lisak1 replied to the thread Hello! Pond in the Planning Stage!.

    Welcome @StuartIOM ! You're doing well, to start planning before you start digging... some folks go at it backwards and come here to ask...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 5:36 PM
  11. Lisak1 attached a file to the thread Gravel in the bottom of pond?.

    I'm sure people who sell the stuff have a name or size or grade that they use to refer to it by, but I have no idea what that might be....

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  12. Lisak1 replied to the thread Gravel in the bottom of pond?.

    I'll second that. A shallow layer of gravel on the bottom is an integral part of the biological filtration of a well-balanced pond. In 7...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 2:50 AM
  13. Lisak1 replied to the thread Pond won’t support fish !.

    I wasn't arguing with your success @GBBUDD. I was only pointing out for others who may not have your experience or track record that...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 2:47 AM
  14. Lisak1 liked ROW FISH's post in the thread My Next Project (THIS ONE IS BIG!!!).

    Update: This project has definitely had its challenges. There has yet to be a day that I have worked on this without it raining for at...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 12:50 AM
  15. Lisak1 liked addy1's post in the thread Filter Question.

    They were just giving advice, asking a question to help understand what you were looking for. Take all advice that way, as their...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 12:50 AM