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    Lisak1

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    Your pond faces south? My pond faces all four directions! ;)
     
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    cool bar pond and welcome from a newbie as well
     
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    Thanks qclabrat, it's been some work but I'm loving it.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Welcome to our group! Nice job!
     
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    From my bar tonight 20170623_205011.jpg
     

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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    @Mattstark44 don't forget to wear your life jacket while sitting at the bar near your pond [​IMG]

    It looks great!
     
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    OK, last picture. I finished the rock and some small bushes. Done for now. I'm pretty excited to get into this new hobby and love it. 20170624_092634.jpg
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Looks so nice and now you are a member of pond lovers anonymous, you are addicted but there is no cure, sorry @Mattstark44
     
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    It looks great @Mattstark44 ! You have much to be proud of there!
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Great job, love the look of it.
     
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    I love that cask barrel waterfall. such a great idea.
     
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    I'm getting a lot of string algae coming off of the plastic waterfall. It lights up a blue LED but with the algae it's bothering me. Besides taking it out and pressure washing it does anyone have any suggestions for keeping it clean?
     
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    peroxide .Turn the pump off spray it with peroxide and wait 15 minutes or so and turn back on and a toilet bowl brush from the dollar store woks wonders also remember peroxide needs to be kept in a dark bottle it breaks down under sunlight
     
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    Thanks sissy, Will the peroxide hurt the fish or water plants?
     
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