My one-year-old pond is doing well

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    hahnstead

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    My 16-x-24-foot pond is home to 17 goldfish and dozens of their offspring. I began building the pond last summer; it replaced an above-ground pool which had been on the same site. I'm learning as I go.
     

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    Very nice !!
     
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    That's cool. What is the max depth? How do you manage it over the Winter?
     
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    Maximum depth is about four feet; majority of pond is just over one foot deep. I used a heater to keep a hole open over the deep part last winter. One goldfish died, and my one koi disappeared! I suspect one of the two large (and dead) bullfrogs I found in the pond this spring ate it.
     
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    Very nice! Jealous! Love all the rocks, and especially the way you're using them around your plant pots.
     
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    Looking great!
     
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    Here are another two photos of my pond--with fish! image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    gosh looks great and it looks bigger .Everything looks so lush and green too .
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Beautiful and pretty fish!
     
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    It is doing quite well and is very beautiful! Thanks for posting pictures :)
     
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    You got a good looking pond !!
     
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    Here's a few photos I took tonight. What I believe is a katydid was lounging on a lily pad. katydid.jpg katydid and fish.jpg swimming fish.jpg
     
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