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Discussion in 'Garden Pond Talk' started by spangs, Mar 7, 2010.

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    spangs

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    now that the ice is gone and i can see all my fish made it threw the winter. i was able to bring home a cupple of thangs today that i got for free two 35 gal drums and one 100 gal watter tank they all need a really good cleaning and ill be making the drums into fillters and im think of making the 100 gal tank into a small hatchory or holding talk. the pond water is 40* and i was wonderign when to start the fillter back up that i have in there?

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    DrDave Innovator Moderator

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    Nice catch, Great container for the hatchery, you will want a lot of aereation and very fine socks ove the filter intakes. Koi fry are very small when hatched. I have used nylons and the really dense sunscreen material for prefilters to keep them from getting sucked into the filters.
     
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    Fire the filter up spring is comming on fast
    they need a good 3 weeks to get up to speed
    i like the new tanks
     
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