Building a new Pond

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    MickS66

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    i want to build a new pond in the garden
    Should i by a fiberglass one or should i dig one and line it
     
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    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    Unless you want a raised pond, dig and use a liner. The preformed are very difficult to perfectly support if you don't dig the ground perfectly to fit it, and they have a tendency to crack. Don't skimp on the liner, get a 45mil EPDM.

    BTW... d7d975d23cfafb82612063e1cf9.gif
     
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    Line it as it last longer and is easier than leveling a preformed ,plus you can expand on it later .Welcome
     
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    Hello from a fellow U.K. ponder, we seem to be netting a few more these days! Hope to see you around:)
    Agree with what's been said above....plus you are not then restricted to what size/shape is available, you make it your own. Your back and your wallet dictate a lot. Remember most fishy ponds need filters/pumps etc, all based on water volume/fish population, it can all add a lot of £££'s. Please do ask as you go along the process of whatever you decide to do....and show pics regularly, not after it's all filled with water! We may have suggestions that could improve your design, especially if you're not familiar with pond construction. Give us as much info as poss......where if will be situated, full sun ,shade, overhanging trees, fish or fish less, depth, width, length, type of fish, the list is endless! You can never give too much info....and we often beg for more!
     
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    Always delighted to have more members from the other side of the pond! We love you guys. (y)
     
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