Secondary (Mini) Waterfall From Filter Output?


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My pond uses Aquascape components inc. skimmer / pump, filter (bio/UV), etc. There is a splitter that sends 1/2 the water up and over a waterfall and the other 1/2 to the bio filter. The filter has a clear plastic hose to discharge water back into the pond and the original installer put the hose under water. I was wondering if it was feasible to move the hose up and out of the water, surround it with some rocks and create a mini waterfall (3 or 4 inches above the water level).

Any input appreciated.
 

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Why not?
Ideas are infinite.
Go for it.

If you need any pointers on building a waterfall, just ask.

The main thing is that it has a liner underneath all of it.

The liner should have a concave shape to it which will only allow any seeping water to flow back to the pond.
 
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I relocated the filter output hose above the water and disguised it with a length of bamboo. I aimed the flow at a wide rock two disperse the water and it turned out pretty nice.
 

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Great!
It just goes to show you....
You don't need to open your wallet, just use your imagination.

There are some here that have used a torch on a piece of PVC pipe to make it look like bamboo. You are using the real thing!

Some have heated the end of the PVC and crushed it a bit to get a different effect.
 
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Great!
It just goes to show you....
You don't need to open your wallet, just use your imagination.

There are some here that have used a torch on a piece of PVC pipe to make it look like bamboo. You are using the real thing!

Some have heated the end of the PVC and crushed it a bit to get a different effect.
I may have to look into that. Hopefully I can find a tutorial on technique, etc. If I can access a lathe I might be able to turn some PVC and cut the ridges, etc. common with bamboo and then use fusion paint. For now, the bamboo is good and we'll see how long it lasts.
 
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I may have to look into that. Hopefully I can find a tutorial on technique, etc. If I can access a lathe I might be able to turn some PVC and cut the ridges, etc. common with bamboo and then use fusion paint. For now, the bamboo is good and we'll see how long it lasts.
I think the real bamboo is great.
It just reminded me of the posts where people imitated it.
They created the brown tones by making quick passes with a torch.
 
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