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700 Gallon Above Ground Pond

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Here is my 700 gallon above ground pond. Made with 4x4 treated lumber. Originally had a whiskey barrel liner for a bog. Filtered with Luganua 2100 and a Laguna 1000 UV filter. It has been running since June 2018. I took down the BOG last winter, too small and the plants were growing like crazy. That was a big mistake. Ever since that, I never had a clear pond as I did when we had the BOG. We have way too many fish. In the process of getting rid of all the Koi and most of the goldfish. I am also making a new BOG. I hope to have that done soon.

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WOW Impressive. You did a great  job. What kind of fish in there? 

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1 hour ago, koko said:

WOW Impressive. You did a great  job. What kind of fish in there? 

Thank you. As of now I have too many fish. I have Wakins, Orange Comets, Tangerine Comets, Blue/WHite Goldfish, shubunkins, mixed Koi, Platinum Ogon Koi. I am in the process of getting rid of all the fish and just keeping the Wakins. We went a little overboard when buying fish. Plus I dont want any mixed breeding.

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Well you sure have some nice looking fish in there. It might be cool to get a Hybrid out of them lol

Koi/ comments 😃

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Those are stunning fish

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On 7/30/2020 at 12:10 PM, koko said:

Well you sure have some nice looking fish in there. It might be cool to get a Hybrid out of them lol

Koi/ comments 😃

Thank you, There may be some good combos, Im a fraid I wouldnt be able to get rid of them.

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3 hours ago, FishyMandy said:

Those are stunning fish

Thank you

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I really like that last one. The pattern is cool.☺

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All the fish are gone with the excpetion of a white fancy goldfish. Couldnt get rid of him. Found him a t pet store in a tiny aquarium. If anyone can ID him pleas let me know. Not the best pic, he doesnt like his picture taken.

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Removed the 2x8 trim boards and replace them with 2x6 trated wood. Wish  I origionally did that.

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Did a water change at the same time. I had to get in the pond to get the backboards off. Almost fell from the algae on the floor.

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One plant that actually grew from a lot of 4. Got these plants in a box at Lowes. What a waste.

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This board resembles how far I want the bog to come out. Avout 48 inches x 24 inches x 17 inches tall.

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