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    Aeration in pond

    Just been talking with someone he changed is aerated dome he had a metre length of 1 inch pipe on back side of pond out of site in the pipe were stainless air taps 6 I think and he had a ceramic air stone on 6 mm air tube on each at slightly different depths it didnít spoil view of fish and he said is fish have never looked so well they just cruise slowly round pond anyone else tried out similar he said in japan dealers have air stones dropped in ponds at different depths


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    Quote Originally Posted by davec View Post
    Just been talking with someone he changed is aerated dome he had a metre length of 1 inch pipe on back side of pond out of site in the pipe were stainless air taps 6 I think and he had a ceramic air tube on each at slightly different depths it didnít spoil view of fish and he said is fish have never looked so well they just cruise slowly round pond anyone else tried out similar he said in japan dealers have air stones dropped on ponds at different depths


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    No. I was gunna put a bubble curtain along one wall but like stones at different depths idea like. Be interested to see what people have to say

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    Quote Originally Posted by davec View Post
    Just been talking with someone he changed is aerated dome he had a metre length of 1 inch pipe on back side of pond out of site in the pipe were stainless air taps 6 I think and he had a ceramic air tube on each at slightly different depths it didnít spoil view of fish and he said is fish have never looked so well they just cruise slowly round pond anyone else tried out similar he said in japan dealers have air stones dropped on ponds at different depths


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    Any pictures?

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    Wish I had but basically was a metre length of 1 inch pipe with an end cap one end and a 1/2 inch air hose tail the other and it had 6 stainless steel air taps with 6 mm hosetails on he attatched the different lengths of air pipe to each with a air stone on 1//2 can ones Iím going to order some air stones and line and make one sometime


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    Aeration in pond

    Hereís one Iíve just knocked up with bits I had suppose you could change the ball valve for an end cap but it was already glued to that bit of pipe so might as well use it just need some 6 mm airline and air stones now IMG_0766.jpg


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    Quote Originally Posted by davec View Post
    Hereís one Iíve just knocked up with bits I had suppose you could change the all valve for an end cap but it was already glued to that bit of pipe so might as well use it just need some 6 mm airline and air stones now IMG_0766.jpg


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    Quote Originally Posted by davec View Post
    Here’s one I’ve just knocked up with bits I had suppose you could change the ball valve for an end cap but it was already glued to that bit of pipe so might as well use it just need some 6 mm airline and air stones now IMG_0766.jpg


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    Nice work Dave.

    How are the taps attached? Just screwed into the pipe or glued with silicon or similar as well?

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    I drilled holes same size as threads on taps wrapped with plenty of thread tape and screwed in there a tight fit and no air escapes round joints


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    Quote Originally Posted by davec View Post
    I drilled holes same size as threads on taps wrapped with plenty of thread tape and screwed in there a tight fit and no air escapes round joints


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    You tryed it out yet matey?

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    Didn't realise you were whitby way on mate think your the closest to me on here need lock down to finish and have a ride out down there and if course no trip to whitby is complete with out a stop at mister chips lol

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    Yeh that would be good


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    Cool a pond meet

    Just remember plenty of photos OK

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    Never mind the pond I want my fish and chips. If daves buying we ll go to the. Magpie at about 16 quid a shot last time I knew Aeration in pond.. But mister chips is the best one going like

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    Never mind the pond I want my fish and chips. If daves buying we ll go to the. Magpie at about 16 quid a shot last time I knew Aeration in pond.. But mister chips is the best one going like

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    Are you sure it's not a fish supper as you are quite a way up north dangerously close to Scotland

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frimley Koi keeper View Post
    Are you sure it's not a fish supper as you are quite a way up north dangerously close to Scotland
    To far from Scotland in my eyes mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frimley Koi keeper View Post
    Cool a pond meet

    Just remember plenty of photos OK


    Hahahahaha it aint that sort of meeting


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    To far from Scotland in my eyes mate.

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    Well you're practically on the doorstep compared to me down south lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wain View Post
    Hahahahaha it aint that sort of meeting


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    Good morning Wain and how are you today Sir?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frimley Koi keeper View Post
    Good morning Wain and how are you today Sir?

    Morning pal

    Work cancelled on me as snow in Wales so gonna cut into my hedges later and just tinker, once it feels a bit warmer/less windy, air is mild at moment,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frimley Koi keeper View Post
    Well you're practically on the doorstep compared to me down south lol

    Lets not get started on Scotland

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