fish video..what else?

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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    no ones posted any pix or video lately... so this is for people like me who have a month or more before hey can open their ponds.
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    hope it helped !!
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    That was nice and I assume that is your indoor pond that you bring them to during the winter.
    You have a lot of nice looking fish and thanks for letting us take a look. Today it was 60* here and my fish are all looking for some grub. Water temps are still in the 40's so I shall wait.
    The fish are all swimming all over the place and I can't wait to turn on the filter and falls again so their water is nice and clean for them.

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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    thanks j.w, yep its their winter home. i still have a minimum of a month of this........
    the second pic is from last April, believe it or not...
     

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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Oh my well lets hope your Spring arrives sooner this year...........that picture makes me appreciate what weather we are having here right now for sure :fish:
     
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    they are still looking nice and happy koiguy ...:fish:
     
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    looking good. Does that that pleco go in the pond when u set it up? he looks to b about 16"
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    yes; he goes to the outside pond too, and yes youve got a good eye hes just over 16" .
     
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    cool do u heat ur pond or can he take the colder weather i was thinking about putting my 12'' pleco in my pond this year.
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    he goes outside, at the same time as the others...when the water gets about 60* for the summer and they come back inside at about 60* water temp for the winter.
     
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    any reason u don't leave your fish in the pond over the winter, with the exception ofthe pleco ( He die right)
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    yep ..the reason is i get to enjoy them all year round, and its gotta be healthier than going thru a 3 to 4 month under ice winter like we have here. but mostly cause i like my fish, and enjoy hand feeding them, tickling their tummies and just hanging out with them.i think i'm gonna start training them to eat from a baby bottle soon. OH,and yeah the peicos at risk under 55*
     
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    cool, how many fish do u keep in ur 1500gal pond and what filtration u using if u don't mind me asking
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    i have 11 koi 12" to 16" the 16" peico about 12 5" to 8" goldfish varieties plus the 30 or 40 fry in the 800 ga; basement pond right now with just one "koiguy" 55 gal drum filter. and my water parameters are ideal all the time. my water returns to the pond looking like bottled water. i do a filter flush water change every 5 days. on the outdor pond i have a 70 gallon skippy style with waterfall weir instead of an outpipe.
     
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    nice fish what was that 1 on the bottem ner the end ov the video ?
     
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    nice fish what was that 1 on the bottem ner the end ov the video ?
     
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    Koiguy1969 basically how is your 1500 gal indoor pond constructed?

    Thanks for your reply
     
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    Koiguy1969 basically how is your 1500 gal indoor pond constructed?

    Thanks for your reply
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    My indoor pond is 800 gals. constructed with 2x4s and 1/2" sheething. and lined with a 20 mil pvc liner...no u.v exposure. 3 years ive been using it...solid as a rock! i have a 55 gal drum filter with flush valve plumbed to the sump in the basement for filter cleaning and water changes. and i built a vaccuum with a 425 gph pump from tetrapond, i vaccuum evey couple days, takes less than 5 minutes.
     
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