Help Me Love My Pond


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Plastic 55 gallon barrel, split longways down the middle. One half of which would serve your pond well as a bog filter. I used one on my 2500 gallon pond (both halves) which is actually small for the size of my pond, but Water is clear, and clean.
Did you build a frame for the half or how have you mounted it? Got any photos?
Looking to do something like this and was also in the market for ideas :)
 
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Sorry it has been a couple weeks since I last posted. The pond cleared up on its own. I'm guessing pollen. I guess I'm doing some things right since the plants are still alive. Very dirty, not sure how to clean the stuff off the bottom, but here it is now.

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Did you build a frame for the half or how have you mounted it? Got any photos?
Looking to do something like this and was also in the market for ideas :)
here's a picture or two. I just mounded dirt around them to hold them in place. Then a few stones to hide the liner. I installed in 2019. The water got cloudy due to the sediment off the pea gravel. But cleared right up.
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And as it looks now:
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Sorry it has been a couple weeks since I last posted. The pond cleared up on its own. I'm guessing pollen. I guess I'm doing some things right since the plants are still alive. Very dirty, not sure how to clean the stuff off the bottom, but here it is now.

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Ignore the bottom.................
 
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Patience wins every time.
Another bog testament to success
 
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