Reluctant pond owner

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    MammalLover

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    I bought a house with a koi pond. It's lovely, but it's not right for me. I worry about the health of the fish and I'm not eager to spend money on maintenance.

    I'm going to poke around on the forums to see if there's any advice for people like me, who want to rehome the fish and close their ponds. Pointers welcome.
     
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    Where do you live?
     
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    In the mountains of North Carolina, about an hour from Asheville.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Craigslist might be you best bet. Post you are closing down the pond, have fish, equipment etc available.

    Then order a huge truckload of dirt!
     
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    Check with garden centers and post it with them .I know there are pond stores near you check with them .Any place you can post an ad for them on a message board will help .I know your area and visited it several times and it is just a beautiful area .It is a pretty town nested among the mountains .
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum :)
     
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    BUT HOW DO YOU KNOW?!? haha! There's a saying that goes "everyone needs a pond.. they just don't know it yet!" Post a picture of your new pond and we'll work on convincing you that it really is JUST WHAT YOU NEED!

    Just kidding... but I really would like to see it! And good luck with your re-homing... you are a kind soul to be concerned with finding the fish a good home.
     
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    Can you post pic of your fish? My MIL is in the mountain too, close to Asheville.

    Are you sure they are Koi?
     
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