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Forum: Lawns 10-08-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By JB[_6_]
GFI Caused a Fire!

On 6/25/2013 6:29 PM, wrote:
My neighbor just suffered a serious fire. His house had an enclosed
porch at the rear, with an open, roofed desk connected to the porch
rear. He had several...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 20-04-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,503
Posted By JB[_6_]
Algae Bloom Time, Again

Noticed my pond water beginning to get a little murky today. I'm going
to pull out the second pump, install the pre-filter and place on a milk
crate in the middle of the pond to begin removing...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 20-04-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,892
Posted By JB[_6_]
Spring Ponding

On 4/16/2013 2:58 PM, Norminn wrote:

I'm not going to debate...would love to hear more about how much, when
and what to feed.

This is my first spring with a pond, inherited with our new...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 20-04-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,892
Posted By JB[_6_]
Spring Ponding

On 4/16/2013 2:57 PM, ~ jan wrote:
On Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:47:21 EDT, wrote:


My fish are becoming active and getting hungry. Did a couple of feedings
of Cheerios and...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 16-04-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,892
Posted By JB[_6_]
Spring Ponding

On 4/3/2013 11:01 AM, ~ jan wrote:
The PNW has been beautiful the last couple of days. My spring break started
this week so I've been busy cleaning up the yard. Pond were opened up
Friday and...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 16-02-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By JB[_6_]
Shall we move to social media?

On 1/25/2013 6:23 PM, Phyllis and Jim wrote:
We are coming to the time when rpm will have to pay the annual $100 again f
or the server to moderate messages. Looking at the low frequency of...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 22-09-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By JB[_6_]
Pond Rescue

On 9/22/2012 5:33 AM, Phyllis and Jim wrote:
What finally happened with the fish?

They're still there. We were going up weekly to add water and feed them.
The temperatures have cooled and the...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 19-09-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By JB[_6_]
Water turbine on a pond and waterfall

On 9/18/2012 6:52 AM, Jason C wrote:

Sounds like a science fair project to me!

No, I've not tried this method of generating electricity myself. What
were you thinking you might run off the power...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 01-09-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,686
Posted By JB[_6_]
HELP....black jelly blobs in my pond

On 8/28/2012 8:11 AM, Delilah wrote:
;967609 Wrote:
Remove some of the jelly blobs and put in a
jar of pond water. Bring into the house. Cover
the jar with some...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 22-08-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By JB[_6_]
Tadpoles & algae

On 8/17/2012 8:17 AM, Red wrote:
On Aug 15, 8:20 pm, Phyllis and wrote:
The algae will eventually use up the nutrients, unless you have more adde
d by the...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 15-08-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Posted By JB[_6_]
John Innes No3 soil with fish

On 8/13/2012 8:52 PM, ~ jan wrote:
On Mon, 13 Aug 2012 07:46:05 EDT, "john
wrote:


Chris thanks. These plants came in small pots with just sponge around...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 15-08-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By JB[_6_]
Tadpoles & algae

On 8/12/2012 10:18 PM, Red wrote:
I have a 400 gal 'pond' for a waterhole for the critters on my
property. I can't keep the damn frogs from fornicating in it and
loading the pond with hundreds...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 07-08-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By JB[_6_]
Water Lily Pads Burn @ 108 degrees

On 8/5/2012 7:41 AM, Stephen Wolstenholme wrote:
On Sat, 4 Aug 2012 14:59:52 EDT, wrote:

On 8/1/2012 12:07 AM, ~ jan wrote:
On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:18:39 EDT,...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 04-08-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By JB[_6_]
Feeding During Extremely Hot Weather?

On 8/3/2012 6:38 PM, ~ jan wrote:
So then, a benefit of not feeding as much in this extremely hot weather
is to reduce the amount of fish waste which might otherwise foul cooler
water?

I...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 04-08-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By JB[_6_]
Water Lily Pads Burn @ 108 degrees

On 8/1/2012 12:07 AM, ~ jan wrote:
On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:18:39 EDT, wrote:

Well, it's official. They do well up to 108 and full sun but beyond that
they bake to a...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 04-08-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By JB[_6_]
Replacement Pump - What do you do?

On 8/1/2012 12:06 AM, ~ jan wrote:
On 7/8/2012 6:54 AM, ~ jan wrote:
JB, what did you decide?

.

I didn't take advantage of the 10% sale and buy one (OASE Auquamax 3000
gph -...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 01-08-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By JB[_6_]
Feeding During Extremely Hot Weather?

On 7/31/2012 10:26 AM, ~ jan wrote:
On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:18:53 EDT, wrote:

I've cut back on feeding my fish in this hot weather. In fact, I'm only
feeding every...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 31-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By JB[_6_]
It's the Heat & the Humidity!

On 7/26/2012 3:18 PM, JB wrote:
Here at my place in central Arkansas we've had one measurable rainfall
since May. We're shaded on the weather map as an area experiencing
"Exceptional Drought"...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 31-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By JB[_6_]
Pond Rescue

On 7/30/2012 11:14 AM, a425couple wrote:
"JB" wrote in message...
My wife and I bought a home in 1984 and lived there 20 years before
moving into our current home. I built...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 26-07-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By JB[_6_]
Pond Rescue

My wife and I bought a home in 1984 and lived there 20 years before
moving into our current home. I built my first pond in 1998 and, with
knowledge gleaned from the rec.ponds group I had a pretty...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 26-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By JB[_6_]
Feeding During Extremely Hot Weather?

I've cut back on feeding my fish in this hot weather. In fact, I'm only
feeding every other day. Seems like I'd read something years back about
fish going into a restful state when it gets...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 26-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By JB[_6_]
It's the Heat & the Humidity!

Here at my place in central Arkansas we've had one measurable rainfall
since May. We're shaded on the weather map as an area experiencing
"Exceptional Drought" conditions. That's the top rung...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 26-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By JB[_6_]
Water Lily Pads Burn @ 108 degrees

Well, it's official. They do well up to 108 and full sun but beyond that
they bake to a crisp. We hit that temperature last week and the next day
they were turning brown and becoming brittle. If...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 26-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By JB[_6_]
Replacement Pump - What do you do?

On 7/8/2012 6:54 AM, ~ jan wrote:
On Fri, 8 Jun 2012 10:33:04 EDT, Phyllis and Jim
wrote:


Let us know what you decide.

JB, what did you decide?

My...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 25-06-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By JB[_6_]
Water Lily in a pot

On 6/22/2012 7:09 PM, Grub wrote:
I have a waterlily in a pot that is sitting in a large container full of
water. Can I keep the lily in a pot, will it be okay or does it have to
be out of a...
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