What rock to border pond

Discussion in 'Pond Construction & Equipment' started by drjay9051, Nov 20, 2017.

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    It amazed me that rocks can be that dirty .Have you gotten an aerator because they can be your best friend in a pond .Over aeration works for both the plants and the health of your pond water .I see no where in your posts do you mention fish ,are you going to have them and what kind .What would look great there would be a windmill aerator if you get enough wind
     
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    I found these 2 plants locally. Do you know what they are? I am thinking some type of rush and possibly an iris?? 20171122_115937_resized.jpg 20171122_115912_resized.jpg
    The ragged water hyacinth were found locally as well.

    Right now about 100 goldfish to cycle the pond.

    I will be adding central American cichlids down the road. They can live in a pond in my zone although aquarium books all say 75-80 degrees.

    http://www.liveaquaria.com/category/889/

    I will look at windmill aerators, good thought.
     
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    They have a new one I saw on youtube that has solar back up in case there is no wind .The first looks like a iris and the second looks like a cattail .Warning on both the roots can be aggressive to a liner .I have had to take a couple out with a chain tied to my truck
     
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    I had no idea that an inexpensive windmill is over $1000!

    Well I cannot take it with me so I may get one. Any recommendations??
     
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    I don't know much about them except what I see on youtube .I see them around here at farm ponds .I love the way they look they remind me of P.A . and my parents old house . I see some of these around here I guess because they are American made or just built good
     
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