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  1. You could always put your matured media in a net...

    You could always put your matured media in a net bag and suspend it in your temporary pool over an air stone to create a flow of water through it. That set up works quite well to control ammonia and...
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    Out of interest, there is a version of an airlift...

    Out of interest, there is a version of an airlift called a geyser pump that can lift water quite high and I saw a video of one lifting water over 6 metres (20 feet).

    However, the water from a...
  3. If you want an air pump that has an eight hour...

    If you want an air pump that has an eight hour battery back up, I've just arranged for one of these for my Brother in Law and he says it's works brilliantly. The battery recharges from flat in a few...
  4. Brilliant Johnathan, well done!!

    Brilliant Johnathan, well done!!
  5. Bit late (my donation, hopefully not you...

    Bit late (my donation, hopefully not you Johnathan) but I've donated at last.
  6. Sorry to disagree but, as I said above,...

    Sorry to disagree but, as I said above, Imperial/BSP pipe outside diameters do not change between classes. It's the inside diameter (bore) which changes due to the varying thickness of the wall for...
  7. I worked with plastic pipes of all BSP sizes for...

    I worked with plastic pipes of all BSP sizes for thirty odd years and I can confirm what Dave said - the outside diameters are the same whatever the class (wall thickness) so any class will fit into...
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    With my usual caveat that I'm not in favour of...

    With my usual caveat that I'm not in favour of adding salt to ponds as a permanent addition, its an excellent medication as a short term dip, or as a medium term treatment in a quarantine/hospital...
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    Carp develop best at about 20C to 25C but there...

    Carp develop best at about 20C to 25C but there isn't an ideal temperature, they will adapt to any summertime temperature as long as it doesn't exceed 28C to 30C and the dissolved oxygen isn't...
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    If the pond temperature is high and fish dying...

    If the pond temperature is high and fish dying with the survivors gathering around the waterfall, one possibility is suffocation due to low dissolved oxygen so what aeration do you have?
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    Yes and no. If the flow rate back to the pond...

    Yes and no.

    If the flow rate back to the pond is less than the UV's maximum recommended flow rate then no.

    If the flow rate back to the pond exceeds the UV's maximum flow rate then the valve...
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    Two possible reasons that spring to mind are a pH...

    Two possible reasons that spring to mind are a pH crash or a lack of aeration but, to start a proper diagnosis, water parameters are the first thing to check because bad parameters can cause health...
  13. An afterthought: If you intend to use baskets...

    An afterthought:

    If you intend to use baskets larger than 30cm, be aware that they get quite heavy when wet so you may have difficulty lifting them out from the bottom of the pond for any...
  14. No I haven't Mike, I tested various types of...

    No I haven't Mike, I tested various types of media and Laterite substitutes over a few years before I wrote that article but Flourite wasn't so popular as it is now. However, the list of minerals it...
  15. There is information about recommended cat...

    There is information about recommended cat litters in my article on anoxic filtration on my website. Since the make up of cat litters isn't important, other that they should absorb urine, the...
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    My advice is simple - don't fit this on your pond...

    My advice is simple - don't fit this on your pond for the reasons in my article on the link Dave just posted.

    Since your daughter will want to see this is action, you could make a small water...
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    I agree with the above especially picking a...

    I agree with the above especially picking a convenient time and sticking to that, preferably just before feeding to avoid the ammonia and nitrite spikes that David (deejaysmi) described above. ...
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    There you are Wolfie, The first thing to say...

    There you are Wolfie,

    The first thing to say is that the ideal ammonia value in a koi pond should be as near zero as is possible but, the toxicity varies greatly with pH and temperature. With...
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    Below is a link to the most up to date...

    Below is a link to the most up to date information about areas covered by the UK hosepipe bans and note that more areas will be included soon.

    However please note that using a hose for essential...
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    Ahh that Bryony, I thought you were referring to...

    Ahh that Bryony, I thought you were referring to another lady and had misspelt the name. Yes sorry, my mistake.
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    Briony was brilliant and was specialising on...

    Briony was brilliant and was specialising on including koi health in her practice but, unfortunately, she died some years ago in an accident in the utility vehicle she was driving.
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    Thanks Gents, I've already looked at that the...

    Thanks Gents,

    I've already looked at that the Hailea CP-60 so I searched on line and saw a lot of advertising and a few YouTube promos but I couldn't find anything about how long they take to...
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    In her defence, I don't think it's a case of her...

    In her defence, I don't think it's a case of her being unwilling to pay she doesn't have the money to rewire the house and a bank loan is out of the question at her age.
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    Me too so I've removed my duplicate post.

    Me too so I've removed my duplicate post.
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    Yes, this will be a major job to bring the house...

    Yes, this will be a major job to bring the house up to standard which will obviously be sorted when it's sold but the lady is distressed that she's losing fish in the pond her husband built because...
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