My new pond (Help and advice appreciated)

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    MitchM

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    Very busy Sunday !

    Looks like a scene from the Lake District :)


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    Forgot to mention, I had a leak under the spill stones and when I turned the waterfall off the stream emptied. I have removed the spillway stones and will cement them back in in tomorrow. The foam just didn't work...Its amazing how water finds a way through the tiniest gaps when under pressure...
     
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    Water is like electric path of least resistance
     
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    Lowered the left bank today...Back breaking work... Got turf incoming tomorrow . Thought I'd best do it sooner rather than later.. Beginning stages of the "lower" :)

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    Nice work!
     
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    Gonna look great when all done!
     
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    I would still try the phlox in that area ,it would look so pretty in the spring blooming all pink and purple .before it blooms and after
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    Yup I think so too! :)
     
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    I know several on here have it growing around the pond .It grows right over stone .You can see that in my 3rd pic .I have it planted by my banana plants by the pond .
     
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    Just checked and it seems Rabbits love it :(

    I have Rabbits loads of them! Although I love to watch them on Brisk early UK dawns...they do eat and seek and destroy!
     
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    Just tidying up...After initial testing on shelf 2 , do I put my Pump at the deepest part away from the falls or shelf 3?

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    my phlox when I bought it was in tiny pots and it spreads fast and the color come spring is a welcome relief and brightens your day and really pulls your eye to that area
     
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    Hi, I have a 2200 gal. Pond and run 2 waterfalls. I have a biological filter behind one and a mechanical filter behind the 2nd. Each have a 11w UV light. Both are run from one pump (24/7). I also keep a pump in reserve (just in case). I have numerous koi & goldfish so both provide plenty of aration.
     

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    Water has to go into a uv slow or it is not doing it's job correctly .
     
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    Just ordered this

    Oase BioSmart 36000

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    Need pics! :
     
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    Been ultra-busy all summer. Multiple ponds, multiple decks, etc. I need to clone me so I can stay home.
     
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