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    Same here unfortunately. Body shapes aren't...

    Same here unfortunately.

    Body shapes aren't pretty. They all look very shallow bodied.

    If I had to buy one it would be C for the body, D for the skin and A for the pattern.
  2. Had been wondering when you'd chip in [emoji38] ...

    Had been wondering when you'd chip in [emoji38]

    Will make an exception for yours.
  3. Thread: High ph

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    Ah, missed that part lol. Sent from my Pixel 2...

    Ah, missed that part lol.

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  4. Thread: High ph

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    Alternatively to save adding chemicals to the...

    Alternatively to save adding chemicals to the pond, gradually trickle your high pH pond water into your low pH pond until they match.


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  5. Thread: Nt labs fmg

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    My belief based solely on oxygen readings in my...

    My belief based solely on oxygen readings in my pond is that the formalin will be inactive after 3-4 days but still unadvisable to mix any other medications.

    The water may be clear but the...
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    In Britain a Merc is a luxury desirable car.

    Everywhere else its a Taxi.



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  7. Thread: Nitrate gone

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    That's great news if the reading is correct and...

    That's great news if the reading is correct and definitely a much faster turnaround than you get with Anoxic filters!

    Only thing is I do occasionally get dud readings on nitrate tests so would be...
  8. Thread: High ph

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    Also bear in mind that pH might be 7 out of the...

    Also bear in mind that pH might be 7 out of the tap but it increases after you dechlorinate it so you want to measure what the pH is after it comes out of the dechlorinator, or after adding...
  9. Thread: High ph

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    I would leave it for a few months and let the...

    I would leave it for a few months and let the pond settle.

    If after that period you are still seeing a pH of 9 and want to bring it lower then adding bicarbonate of soda will bring it down to, I...
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    Or, to put the question another way, would not...

    Or, to put the question another way, would not having insulation slow down the cooling in autumn?

    My logic could be wrong but as the weather cools in autumn the ground is still holding heat for a...
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    Good post mate. Am I right to assume that...

    Good post mate.

    Am I right to assume that ponds with no bottom insulation would heat up faster than those with bottom insulation in spring?

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  12. Thread: Moving day

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    For now I'm just hoping it doesn't get bigger....

    For now I'm just hoping it doesn't get bigger. Not thought beyond that yet.
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    I personally don't do CT before the 2nd treatment...

    I personally don't do CT before the 2nd treatment for a couple of reasons.

    1) Unknown if there could be a reaction with the unspent fluke treatment already in the pond,
    2)If the first treatment...
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    I've never seen a bacterial infection spread to a...

    I've never seen a bacterial infection spread to a new fish and kill it within a week.

    What are your water parameters?

    Specifically Temperature, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, PH and maybe KH as...
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    Adam Julyan did a video on Youtube stating how he...

    Adam Julyan did a video on Youtube stating how he believed insulation on in-ground ponds has a reverse effect in some scenarios.

    Personally I don't know what to believe. Smartin on here has a...
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    Up to you about scraping before 2nd treatment but...

    Up to you about scraping before 2nd treatment but if you're doing a second treatment regardless then it's probably no advantage until 2nd treatment is over.

    Jumping is probably a good sign the...
  17. Thread: Moving day

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    Funny you mention this. I think another crack...

    Funny you mention this. I think another crack might be forming, next to the split I repaired at the end of last summer.

    Last year's cracks started in mid summer as well. I think it might be caused...
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    What type of flukes did you see on the scrapes? ...

    What type of flukes did you see on the scrapes?

    For flukes just dose as per the instructions on the packet.

    If you have gill flukes administer a 2nd dose 6 or 7 days later based on current...
  19. Thread: Cheap Mussels

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    And my nose. Stuck my nose towards water while...

    And my nose.

    Stuck my nose towards water while messing about and ended up with my Kirin attached to the end of it! [emoji38]

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  20. Thread: Cheap Mussels

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    I chop them up because it means I can hand feed...

    I chop them up because it means I can hand feed for longer [emoji23].

    Also gives small fish a chance to eat more otherwise they spend the entire feeding session chewing on one while the big fish...
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    Don't know anything specifically about EA...

    Don't know anything specifically about EA dechlorinators but activated carbon or carbon block dechlorinators usually have to be replaced every 6 months due to the risk of bacterial growth.
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  22. Thread: Ammonia

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    Good point. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk

    Good point.

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    There is information around to achieving parasite...

    There is information around to achieving parasite removal using strong 4 hour CT dips. However some of those dips are using dosages smaller than what I treated my whole pond with.

    So unless the...
  24. Thread: Ammonia

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    0.2 ammonia will make your fish sick and...

    0.2 ammonia will make your fish sick and susceptible to illness but it shouldn't kill them over a period of just weeks, it would take longer, unless;


    you have a very high pH, or
    Your ammonia...
  25. Thread: Ammonia

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    Hi, What are the Ammonia readings on the pond? ...

    Hi,
    What are the Ammonia readings on the pond?

    Are you getting any nitrite readings?

    10 koi in 7000 litres is about the maximum safe stocking level (assuming they are koi) but they need to be...
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