Greetings from a Pond Junkie

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    PondJunkie Aquatically Addicted

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    Hello all. Been tinkering with Water Gardening for about a year now. I start by buying one of those kits at the HD, resulting in a puddle about 18" deep and 6' across.

    NOT BIG ENOUGH!!

    By the end of last Summer I had recreated my pond. I am working in an area that was once a swimming pool, but was filled in before I bought the house. The new pond now nearly fills the entire original area. It's about 2500 gallons, varying depths from 16 to 24 inches deep. I have a variety of hardy lilies, some cattails, parrot feather, taro and anacharis for vegetation. Started last year with a dozen feeder goldfish, 9 of which are now in the 6-8' range for size. Added some more feeders this Summer bringing the total up to around 2 dozen fish. the new feeders have already doubled (some tripled) in size!!

    Equipment wise I am running all savio gear. I recently purchased a UV clarifier, as my other attempts to clear the soup failed miserably.

    I still have a few head scratchers to sort out, but I will save those for another post.....
     
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    newday3000

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    any pictures you can post or video's
     
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    stroppy stroppy

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    welcome :biggrin:
     
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    PondJunkie Aquatically Addicted

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    I will post some pictures later. Sorry no videos.
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    alright...someone who openly admits hes addicted, now thats the first step. are you cross addicted? or is it just ponds? LOL anyways welcome to our 12 step program, i mean forum.
     
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    DrCase Moderator Moderator

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    We all are adicted to something,,,it might as well be are ponds
    Welcome to the forum
     
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    leeannecastro

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    Welcome! Ponding is just one of my vices...
     
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