100 gal or 150 gal stock tank?,,,,

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    torn bettween 100 or the 150 gal stock tank, pond aprox 3000 gal and supply pump around 3000 gph what would be fine to use? thank you
     
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    All I know is most people say here - "You can never have enough filtrations".
     
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    if size/cost doesn't matter, go bigger.
     
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    I just got my 100 gal stock tank today! I am roughly going to have a pond between 2300-2800 gals so I went with the 100 gal tank. I read somewhere here that the rule of thumb is 55gal tank for every 1500 gal of pond water. True, you can never have too much filtration.....
     
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    i would go with the 150gal. if you can afford it.
     
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    150 gal would do you great !!
     
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    Now I have to figure out where I'm going to put this big tank, wow! This tank is really huge...
     
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    We just did a thread on how to hide these...a bunch of folks gave ideas such as shrubs, lattice, ornamental grass, etc.
     
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    As big as you can go. I have a 150 gallon stock tank for my 5,000 pond, plus other filtration, but I may replace the 150 gallon with a 300 gallon.

    As stated before, you can never have too much filtration.
     
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    kirscp,
    Please add your location in the User CP.
     
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