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Forum: Ponds 14-06-2013, 05:13 AM
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Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Neglected Pond

On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:46:53 +0200, tracymcuk
wrote:


Can I have some advice please. I am moving into a house in afew weeks
time that has a 5ft x 4ft...
Forum: Ponds 09-06-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
pond people

On Mon, 03 Jun 2013 10:34:56 -0500, wrote:

rats.. too bad about RPM
Ingrid

I just need to get back into the habit of checking in here.

Schools out, so hopefully more time. RP...
Forum: Ponds 02-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Pond fad over......

On Tue, 28 May 2013 13:23:35 -0400, j wrote:

I have a 500 gallon pond, and friends with both larger and smaller
ponds. All in the city.

You would think that wanting a pond...
Forum: Ponds 25-05-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
pond people

~ jan wrote:

I'll gladly claim oldness. ;-) Looks like we didn't renew RPM, and
hopefully maybe the old trolls are not longer checking RP after so many
years have now...
Forum: Ponds 25-05-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Question about galvanized steel?

On Fri, 24 May 2013 15:38:12 +0100, Lori Walker
wrote:


Hi....new to forum....my husband and I are beginning construction on our
pond this weekend. We...
Forum: Ponds 21-05-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
pond people

On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:20:04 -0000, "Brian Watson"
wrote:

"Maxine" wrote in message
...
Forum: Ponds 21-05-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Pond fad over......

wrote in message
...
Our pond is thriving. The industry appears not to be.

Our two ponds are also...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 21-04-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,809
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Spring Ponding


Ouch on the price change for Sho Koi. Up around $1.00 per pound over
last year for the 10 lb bag. Tried to compensate for this by buying the
two lb bags because it was cheaper this...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 21-04-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,809
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
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...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 16-04-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,809
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Spring Ponding

On Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:47:21 EDT, JB wrote:

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...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 03-04-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,809
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Spring Ponding

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 Sunday took the flow off of by-pass. Going...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 18-03-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,601
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Shall we move to social media?


I'm an old curmedgeon but a new pond owner :o) I use newsgroups, and
have for 20 years. If I take a break from house work (or boredom), I
check my limited selection of newsgroups. The can...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 16-02-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,008
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
New Koi Owner

On Thu, 7 Feb 2013 10:56:23 EST, Norminn wrote:

On 2/3/2013 1:59 PM, Phyllis and Jim wrote:
A month late, welcome! You seem in a good place. With winter, just let your...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 05-02-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Varialble speed pump

On Mon, 4 Feb 2013 18:48:39 EST, San Diego Joe wrote:

I'm thinking about buying a new variable speed pump. (http://www.pentairpoo
l.com/pool-pro/products/product.php?idv) My...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 27-01-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,971
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Water turbine on a pond and waterfall

On Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:04:09 EDT, Jason C wrote:

Are you thinking of the big pond spilling too heavily in to the smaller pon
d, making it overflow?

That was my concern,...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 27-01-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Stray fish

On Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:26:52 EDT, Jason C wrote:

Wow! That's definitely a first.

One time, I bought a pair of loaches for my indoor 10G tank. I began acclim
ating them by...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 27-01-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,487
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Shall we move to social media?

On Fri, 25 Jan 2013 19:23:41 EST, 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....
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 27-01-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,505
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Creek for natural filtration

On Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:38:35 EST, enchanté
wrote:


I have a pond and for natural filter i build a 200 feet creek. Plants
and some natural waterfall do...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 26-08-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,519
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
HELP....black jelly blobs in my pond

Deliah, you described string of beads, but since you're familiar with toads
I assume you know what toad eggs look like? They are like jelly strings
with little black beads in a line. Course they're...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 20-08-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,941
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Tadpoles & algae

On Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:17:51 EDT, Red wrote:

On Aug 12, 10:18 pm, Red wrote:
I have a 400 gal 'pond' for a waterhole for the critters on my
...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 14-08-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,628
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
John Innes No3 soil with fish

On Mon, 13 Aug 2012 07:46:05 EDT, "john stone"
wrote:


Chris thanks. These plants came in small pots with just sponge around the
stem and held in place with with...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 11-08-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Feeding During Extremely Hot Weather?

On Fri, 10 Aug 2012 19:51:20 EDT, Phyllis and Jim
wrote:

Our fish feed less in hot weather. I have not seen any studies on bugs and
heat. Our lettuce is going...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 08-08-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Feeding During Extremely Hot Weather?

On Sat, 4 Aug 2012 14:59:57 EDT, JB wrote:

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...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 04-08-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Feeding During Extremely Hot Weather?

On Wed, 1 Aug 2012 01:07:10 EDT, JB 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...
Forum: Ponds (moderated) 01-08-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By ~ jan[_3_]
Water Lily Pads Burn @ 108 degrees

On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:18:39 EDT, JB wrote:

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...
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