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  1. Lozbug

    Journal Dan's Pond

    was just a theory anyways.... not all theorys pan out. i've never tried extending a pond..... i just dug another one! Good luck with it Dan :)
  2. Lozbug

    BKKS National Show June 2009

    i dont know if i could ever show, i'd be a big worried mess :lol: but i do like to go and see it all. :) Pic's would have been better if 1. i hadnt been drunk for most of the weekend and 2. my new camera had arrived in time!!! grr.
  3. Lozbug

    BKKS National Show June 2009

    think thats a Sanke Cheers :)
  4. Lozbug

    BKKS National Show June 2009

    Ta! I know, wish you could have... you could have come and helped me 'work at the bar' ;)
  5. Lozbug

    Journal Dan's Pond

    i think it's how i would approach it anyways...? I'll come and help if you decide to do it!!! i LOVED doing my ponds :)
  6. Lozbug

    Journal Dan's Pond

    humm... i can see it in my head... i'll try, but i never have extended one so bear with me.... dig the hole next to your current pond, close to the edge as you can, partially fill, over lap the two edges of liner and seal together, then dig out the bit underneath holding it above water level...
  7. Lozbug

    BKKS National Show June 2009

    i hear that Ed, i made the mistake of hitting the bar at 1 o'clock on saturday too!! lol yeh be verrry hard to handle! clever idea thou
  8. Lozbug

    Journal Dan's Pond

    believe..it may not be all natural and pretty, but is amazing to see and view the koi !
  9. Lozbug

    Journal Dan's Pond

    When i did my first pond, was told go as big as you can as you'll want it bigger! i did, and i did, hence pond 2! is it liner? can lift one side and extend it that way...?
  10. Lozbug

    BKKS National Show June 2009

    Was really pretty awesome, plastic dome with sponge edge to float.. then use pond vac to suck the air out, it fills with water and guy suggests tempting fish in with food till they get used to it. then to empty (suggested every 3 weeks for cleaning) use tube and suck to siphon water out. Really...
  11. Lozbug

    BKKS National Show June 2009

    For those whom like Koi...! Was at the BKKS National Koi Show this past weekend. Some really beautiful fish there! Was great fun saw lots of folks i met last year, some i knew already and met some new folk too! (Ed was amongst those i saw too!) Few Piccys!
  12. Lozbug

    Journal Dan's Pond

    Love your Pond Dan. Ed's advice is great :) I always tried to go with more filtration the better - can never have enough. My Goldfish pond has a pond mate filter (no way big enough) and a natural plant filter. the Koi pond has a filter homemade from a wheelie bin (can't take credit my dad...
  13. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    hard task....but someone had to do it, take one for the team, recycle, save the world and all that jazz :D
  14. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    Cheers George. Not best pic's really, my camera broke and had to use the mobile... will update when i 1.get new camera and 2. actually get some more work done out there lol!
  15. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    Yeh it is very nice :) second pond needs fair bit of work still..
  16. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

  17. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    the cone has now departed the garden.... lol Rusbbish weather today, maybe i'll wait till weekend.
  18. Lozbug

    Pond forums

    it's very likley. :D i didnt make the Easter on, but was at all last year and year before i think? My tee' says Lozbug lol I will be there in June :)
  19. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    I'll get some up to date pics soon, aahhh memories look back! Pond 2 is still not cmplete due to life and bad weather past couple summers! hopefully this year will be the year to finish it
  20. Lozbug

    Pond forums

    oo i'm member there, got the t-shirt etc. I got to the open weekends too!
  21. Lozbug

    DIY Pond filters

    My Koi pond filter is an old wheelie bin, bit of diy and media added, and pondmate pump in' pond. Never an issue. :D
  22. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    Cheers Matt. Will do. :) we are very lucky as we moved here to run a farm, but with one thing and another stopped, so now the fram buildings and land are used by next farm up (for dairy herd) and we have the gardens etc. So about an acre of just garden for us! So what better to fill it with lol...
  23. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    cheers :) pond 2 has like 3 main depths, 2ft, 4ft and 5ft. still lots to do, but gettin there!
  24. Lozbug

    Journal My New Filter and Pond - Lots of pictures

    heh, yeh know what you mean, once you think your done, you think of something else to add, improve or alter! :)
  25. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    cheers :) yup pond one began 2005, pond two 2007.
  26. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    and the most recent of this pond. and now pond 2! this one is 6000 gals approx, running a ''home made'' filter set up. mostly koi but few stary goldfish and tench - as we had mini crisis in pond 1. this was only put in earlier this year, and the poor summer we had - hasnt come on as fast...
  27. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    Thanks, it's grown on lots since those pics (pc went v.slow for min so couldnt get the other pics up) got what ya mean about liner, the nursery needs re-doing as it was kinda rushed. thx for tip. :)
  28. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    the following year, may 06 ish. traffic cone was to hold up net! we had a heron scare.... 2006 winter
  29. Lozbug

    Loz's Pond - lot's of pics

    Okay thought I’d share some pic's of my pond's The first pond is approx 4000 gal's with 2 small streams, running a large box style filter/UV - will be upgraded next year. This pond also has a plant nursery the filter outlets - 1 runs direct back to pond and the other via the plant nursery (so...
  30. Lozbug

    Journal My New Filter and Pond - Lots of pictures

    that's a lovley pond! really like the set up. :)
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