Hello from Philadelphia

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    Jeff Kraemer

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    My name is Jeff...i'm new here :)
    My goldfish pond is not as cool as a lot of the Koi ponds i see here...but i am still proud of it. I am having fun during the whole process of learning. This stuff is very enjoyable to me. I will be doing a Koi pond at some point when i have a bigger yard in my next house.
     
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    Welcome Jeff
     
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    Welcome Jeff
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    [​IMG] to our group! I have a large shubunkin goldfish only pond, prefer it that way.........they don't require as much care as koi do.

    Glad you joined! Any pond is cool.
     
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    cnyle

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    Hi Jeff and welcome. Your pond looks great, I like the tall water fall, I bet it sounds great.
     
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    Welcome to the forum!

    Your pond looks great, and shhh, don't tell anybody... but Goldfish ponds are way better than Koi ponds anyway (less maintenance, you can keep more because they stay smaller) :cool:
     
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    Welcome! (And, shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone, but I agree with JB....)
     
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    welcome and hate to say I have koi that rip plants apart and kill frogs and they ate the snails I bought and wish someone had told me about koi .I would agree goldfish are much easier and less fussy and sure don't get as big
     
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    Welcome from Plymouth in the UK , the last time I was in Philadelphia my ship HMS Bulwark caught fire that was way back in 1980 when we had a major boiler room fire whilst alongside in the US Naval Base which with the help of your fire department and our damage control teams we managed to put out after a seven and a half hour battle .

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    Thanks everybody...i do love my goldfish, the three oldest ones are getting big. The two largest ones are probably 8" long and the other is just slightly smaller. They are only a year old. My first bunch of fish i had for 3 years in my original smaller pond when i was a real novice. Unfortunately i had a hose burst while i was at work one day and back in those days i didnt know ANYTHING. I used to keep my pump at the bottom of the pond and almost all of the water emptied out of the pond. Like the idiot that i was, i filled it back up with hose water. I think thats what killed them. I had 7 large goldfish... 5 commons, 2 fantails. I loved those fish. Thats when i decided to educate myself better.
     
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    Hello Jeff! Welcome to the forum.
    Hope you will enjoy good time here on the board and also learn more for your pond care & maintenance.
     
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    Welcome Jeff. There is a lot of information and good people to help shorten the learning curve. And don't feel bad about the goldfish, I don't have any fish. :)
     
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    Thanx everybody for your positive comments
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    [​IMG] Jeff
     
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    Hi!
     
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    Welcome to the forum! Love the pond
     
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