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  1. MitchM replied to the thread Building a wooden pond.

    The 2x6's will be on edge, not on flat, correct? 2x4's on edge would be enough for a pond of the height you're thinking of. If the frame...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 2:06 AM
  2. MitchM replied to the thread Building a wooden pond.

    I don't understand your diagram. In Pond diggers video, the wood is a facade. He's using PVC tubs to hold the water. Are you using the...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 1:46 AM
  3. MitchM replied to the thread Building pond #2.

    Right after you fill it -"wow, that 's a lot" In 2 years, " it's not enough" :p

    Sep 23, 2018 at 1:36 AM
  4. MitchM replied to the thread Whatcha doing today?.

    Your fish look great, addy! Nice and fat! Looks like there's lots for them to nibble on all day.

    Sep 23, 2018 at 1:32 AM
  5. MitchM replied to the thread Barley straw/hay.

    Hopefully people will change their minds. Any tint (green, yellow, brown) will also help protect their fish from sunburn.

    Sep 22, 2018 at 2:44 PM
  6. MitchM replied to the thread What is your weather like ... today.

    Snowing.

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:24 PM
  7. MitchM liked Lisak1's post in the thread My Koi Suddenly Stopped Eating; Water tested and healthy.

    Welcome @K2G_SF ! Sorry that it's pond concerns that have brought you here, but hopefully you will stick around once you get it sorted...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:22 PM
  8. MitchM liked sissy's post in the thread My Koi Suddenly Stopped Eating; Water tested and healthy.

    welcome and agree and koi cannot take really hot temps. and with heat and hot water comes a lack of oxygen and stresses them .You should...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:22 PM
  9. MitchM liked Lisak1's post in the thread Koi is loosing all its scales.

    @Amber - welcome to the GPF. Sorry that it's fish trouble that brings you here. It could be a water quality issue that is affecting your...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:21 PM
  10. MitchM liked Mmathis's post in the thread Koi is loosing all its scales.

    Hello and welcome, @Amber. As @ShawnInfirmity said, koi aren’t really good fish for indoor tanks......or any small body of water....

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:21 PM
  11. MitchM liked ShawnInfirmity's post in the thread Koi is loosing all its scales.

    @Amber , we're going to need a lot more information in order to help you. I'm assuming (and we all know what happens when you assume..)...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:20 PM
  12. MitchM liked Mmathis's post in the thread make a concrete pond shallower.

    Hello and welcome. Thirty years — that’s an old pond! What kind of fish do you keep? If my calculations are correct, the deepest...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:19 PM
  13. MitchM replied to the thread New to Ponds, Pump and Filter Questions.

    For that size of pond, you could even find a smaller canister or pressure filter at a local pet store.

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:17 PM
  14. MitchM replied to the thread Barley straw/hay.

    The bales can clog up and cause problems, depends on water flow. I can't really comment on the quality of various liquid additives, but...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  15. MitchM replied to the thread Kale for Koi?.

    Kale is ok. Any leafy green that we eat is ok.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 12:11 AM