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Pond conditions 2017

The pond is running smoothly but I have some issues to deal with this year. Filters are doing a great job and the mesh is holding up well, though I must admit I am not cleaning as often as I … Continue reading

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My Pond conditions and expenses for 2014 YTD. Expenses 2014 Water bill – $12 monthly Food – $50 every 1.5 months Koi feeder – $60 New filter pads $80 Coral shells for pH stability – $20 Microbelift PL – $20 … Continue reading

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JULY – Dec 2013 Pond Conditions I forget to log results weekly so am moving to yearly post which will contain summaries for the month. The pond has become relatively stable after 3 years in operation. 07/14/2013 Basic filter clean. … Continue reading

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JUNE 2013 POND CONDITIONS 06/09/2013 water temp 71*, Air Temp 60-85*, pH 7.5, ammonia/nitrate/nitrite 0 two weeks without filter cleaning so was a bit gnarly. Otherwise conditions are good. We have had much rain this month so water has been … Continue reading

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May 2013 Pond Condition May 4 water temp 58*- 60*, air temp 50-70* filter dump and minor water changes during the week. May 11 water temp 62*, air temp 50-75* 25% water change and PP treatment. Weather has been cool … Continue reading

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April 2013 Pond Conditions 4/6/2013 Water Temp 58*, Air Temp 45-70*, Ammonia/Nitrite 0 Normal weekly filter cleaning with 150 Gallon dump (<10%). Started feeding fish a few pellets per day. Weather is still a mix of cold days and warm … Continue reading

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March 2013 Pond Conditions 3/4/2013 water temp 48*, Air Temp 30-45* Cold air moving in for a couple of days but warming this weekend. Very windy, and hard to keep the pond covered. Getting lots of rain just before cold … Continue reading

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February 2013 Pond Conditions Calendar 2/9/2013 Water Temp 54*, Air Temp 38-60*, pH 6.7, Nitrate 0 Double filter dump and clean. It has been a few weeks since the pads were really cleaned. The water underneath them was a yucky … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2013 POND CONDITIONS 1/5/2013 watertemp 48*, air temp 30-55* minor filter clean and double dump of filter for water change. 1/12/2013 Water temp 58*, air temp 50-70* Unusually warm few days in Jan. Performed 2x water dump and filter … Continue reading

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December 2012 Pond Conditions Calendar 12/1/2012 water temp 52*, Air temp 35-60*, pH 7.8, Nitrates 0 (finally) Nitrates are finally zero after not feeding for 1 month. Weekly filter cleaning and changed about 100 gallons. Water Loss about 90 Gallons … Continue reading

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