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idea to install a pond, rented a back hoe and dug, 8/10 feet down and tapered to two fee and put a free jacuzzi in at front for water fall, now what for pump filter? any idea's will be helpfull
 
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Welcome!
You now have an outdoor aquarium which you have no control over lighting, heating or how much organic and mineral matter blows into it.
What would you like to have the finished product look like?
 
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welcome but how is this jacuzzi supposed to used in conjunction with the pond and how is the water supposed to get from the jacuzzi to the pond
 

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Welcome.....! But, huh? Not sure I am following what is going on here! You dug a hole eight to ten feet deep, or eight tenths of a foot deep.....and stuck a Jacuzzi in there.....and now you want advice on a pump/filter? Pictures would REALLY be helpful here!

Does this all have a liner? What are the over all dimensions? Is this a legit post? Like @MitchM said, what do YOU want it to be?

My advice? Sorry if I sound rude, but next time please consider doing your research BEFORE you dig the hole.
 
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That is pretty deep. If it were me, I would re-rent the back hoe, do some terrain reshaping and install a real pond (liner, skimmer etc). Then I would install the Jacuzzi nearby, hop in with a glass of wine and enjoy looking at the new pond. As you can see above, there are some really dedicated (and experienced) pond keepers who want to help you. By the way, welcome to the forum; we are glad to have you as a member.
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So, I was buzzed , new property/ex navy wanted pond/ dug hole, given jaquzzi, decided I need a hole for waterfall/ dug hole/ 28x43 pond liner/ approx. 35/65000 gallons, want to create a landscape from wash to Alaska to china /japan as you walk around , right now a alge hole
 
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So, I was buzzed , new property/ex navy wanted pond/ dug hole, given jaquzzi, decided I need a hole for waterfall/ dug hole/ 28x43 pond liner/ approx. 35/65000 gallons, want to create a landscape from wash to Alaska to china /japan as you walk around , right now a alge hole
Yup. Still makes zero sense.
 

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So, I was buzzed , new property/ex navy wanted pond/ dug hole, given jaquzzi, decided I need a hole for waterfall/ dug hole/ 28x43 pond liner/ approx. 35/65000 gallons, want to create a landscape from wash to Alaska to china /japan as you walk around , right now a alge hole
Still do not understand this .So you will do different landscape ideas for each country you have been to and liked .
 

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Maybe Sissy figured it out! That idea would be very interesting. A pondscape with sections depicting various cultures. I'd like to see that!
They have something like that at Walt Disney World. It’s called “The World Showcase.”
 

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It would be interesting for sure ,don't think I have ever seen a pond built like that .It would be the first
 
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So, I was buzzed , new property/ex navy wanted pond/ dug hole, given jaquzzi, decided I need a hole for waterfall/ dug hole/ 28x43 pond liner/ approx. 35/65000 gallons, want to create a landscape from wash to Alaska to china /japan as you walk around , right now a alge hole
Hi Mineral. Basically pond building is an empirical science. You build something and then see how it works and then adjust it and keep fine tuning it until it makes sense. So you are probably getting the feedback that deeper is not always better. You can try deep and see how it works, but both you and your fish won't be happy. Too hard for you to maintain it and too deep for the fish because the deep water won't have enough O2 because they need to breathe through their gills. I'm also a little concerned that if someone is a little buzzed they might fall in! Are you in WA because I know there are more legal things there to enjoy. Good Luck!
 
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