The Ultimate Pond ?

Your Dream Pond Size ?

  • 500 to 1000 Gallons

    Votes: 2 12.5%
  • 1000 to 3000 Gallons

    Votes: 4 25.0%
  • 3000 to 8000 Gallons

    Votes: 4 25.0%
  • Forget A Pond I Want A Lake

    Votes: 6 37.5%

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Marshall

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If money and real estate were not an issue then what would your ideal pond be ? Poll.
 

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I was going for about 5000 gallons but my ground was too full of junk fill.
 

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But downfall is the electric bill .If it was natural water flow I would like it better .Cheaper on the wallet
 
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But downfall is the electric bill .If it was natural water flow I would like it better .Cheaper on the wallet
True but if you can afford to build that pond and building to go with it then the electric is not a big deal. The electric bill has to be incredible to keep that running. I still think it is amazing even with the high cost of running it. I would love to see it in person. Besides I really do not have to think about the cost of running it at all, I am a little short on the building funds My GOFUNDME page is here ROB'S POND accepting any amount ;)
 

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If money was no object I would choose one like @RobAmy posted. Bigger is better! Wonder if it has fish in it and boy how would you keep the heron away from them?
Maybe constant patrolling of guard dogs?
 

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If there were truly no limits I would be humble and modest and just go for the pacific ocean... And move it into my back yard which was previously known as the west coast :D
 

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if money was no object I would go with the house with the rock waterfall on the side of the hillside .I posted the video from you tube a couple of years ago .Hey I want it all a pond and waterfall with a rock head in the middle of the stream and the house .I don't dream big do I :)
 

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My dream pond would be no bigger than 1000 gallons. My current pond is about 800, and I don't think I'd ever go too much bigger. I'm lucky I've been able to keep control of this one! :LOL:


Actually, as much as I love my pond, I have a dream for the future that involves a stream instead of a pond. I imagine having a backyard that is completely turned into a native garden, with the stream winding through the middle of it, as well as a path that winds through it and goes over the stream on a small bridge. It's a huge dream that is at least a dozen or more years away, but it's on the list for future me to keep in mind.
 

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I'm with JB. I've always been a river angler rather than a lake troller. I like the sound of fast moving water. My small property will not allow for dreams much bigger than that of a bigger property.
 

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The other property i own has frying pan creek running through it .Only problem is it divides the property up .The house is on the front 1 acre but the horses are on the 11 acres on the other side of the creek .Not great but it sounds pretty
 

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