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    this method is only good if the end the guide...

    this method is only good if the end the guide rides on is square..

    you could use something like this...
  2. Thread: Diy rdf

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    Zoran how did you come up with this number? do...

    Zoran how did you come up with this number? do you have a flow meter installed on the return line?

    i know with mine i am flowing about 6000 to 6800 gph both are gravity in and out 2-4" in and...
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    you can buy the net at http://www.memphisnet.net/...

    you can buy the net at http://www.memphisnet.net/ and then just make the floating pipe...
  4. very nice job

    very nice job
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    ok so the first rdf will constantly rotate.. how...

    ok so the first rdf will constantly rotate.. how will it call for cleanings? will you use a level sensor? and for the second rdf how will you call for cleaning? the way you describe it i see both...
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    i think you would be better off gravity feed the...

    i think you would be better off gravity feed the bd to rdf then up to your shower.. once the cold weather sets in then remove the shower and feed the bead filter if you feel it is needed.

    i...
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    i agree 100%... i have big oaks and cherry trees...

    i agree 100%... i have big oaks and cherry trees above my pond and my rdf has never had any issues removing the leaves and twigs..

    the only issue i have had is the leaves and twigs tend to become...
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    i think you will have issues running one rdf into...

    i think you will have issues running one rdf into a second rdf.. think of this, when the first unit calls for a cleaning the second one water level will drop and call for a cleaning..

    as for the...
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    so you are going to pump to the rdf and then...

    so you are going to pump to the rdf and then gravity feed it back to the pond?
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    could you please explain why it is so important...

    could you please explain why it is so important to have a grid under the screen? also do you have any experience using and rdf with and without a grid system under the screen?
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    how big is your pond that you feel that it...

    how big is your pond that you feel that it requires 2 rdf? my pond is 10k and i have one diy rdf that flows 7k per hour and i think i can go as high as 12k per hour... second one rfd will remove...
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    the price of the screen is pretty high you could...

    the price of the screen is pretty high you could have enough screen to build 3rdf drums if you bought the screen state side... I don't know if the cost is worth it... if the screen rips do you need...
  13. Thread: is this true?

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    well i did a quick search and came up with there...

    well i did a quick search and came up with there are others too

    http://www.ehow.com/how_7394544_reactivate-charcoal-filter.html

    some did say you needed higher temperatures and for this you...
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    there are several units like that made i china.....

    there are several units like that made i china.. its kind of funny that you mention it because i have one in the works for my pond but its a diy unit.. i dont think i could get enough bio from the...
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    correct me if i am wrong but wasn't the blue eco...

    correct me if i am wrong but wasn't the blue eco originally designed to be used as a pool filter and this is why the cleaning cycle runs on tap water? then later it was adapted for ponds?
  16. my parents pond is very close you what you are...

    my parents pond is very close you what you are doing there pond is 21' x 16' x 3 to 4' deep and they use one skimmer.. there waterfall pushes all the debris to the skimmer below is a video..



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  17. Thread: Wipe on uv

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    this is not 100% correct it will work but they...

    this is not 100% correct it will work but they are more efficient when you allow the water to travel around the bulb instead of just under it.. and i agree it is dangerous to look at the uv bulb when...
  18. nice work so far i will be keeping tabs on this...

    nice work so far i will be keeping tabs on this build!!!!

    if i were you i would install 4" Bd and then reduce it at the filters to the 2". this way in the future if you decide to change to a...
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    try ...

    try

    http://www.amazon.com/Generic-Round-Europe-Plug-Adapter/dp/B002TZBW74/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1417739001&sr=8-3&keywords=adapter+plug+us+to+europe
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    I have heat tape on all the pipes under the nexus...

    I have heat tape on all the pipes under the nexus and then I have pan lights on the waste valves..
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    if you have access to the controller you should...

    if you have access to the controller you should have an input and output for each device or there may be just one...

    if it were me I would fill the unit and let it run..when you get the light for...
  22. use nothing besides the gasket they supply......

    use nothing besides the gasket they supply... there is no need for Teflon or silicone.
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    are there any leaves in the pond? i have seen the...

    are there any leaves in the pond? i have seen the water turn a tannin color from leaves that have started to breakdown and this could look reddish brown.. if its more red then brown i could be algae..
  24. thats what i would assume

    thats what i would assume
  25. i glued my koi toilets to pvc pipe and have no...

    i glued my koi toilets to pvc pipe and have no issues..

    You need a "green colored" ABS to PVC transition cement. You use regular primer and the glue/cement on the PVC, and just the glue/cement on...
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    if you do not add any more salt to the pond you...

    if you do not add any more salt to the pond you can slowly lower your salinity by doing your weekly water changes..
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    as far as i know any metal that would be used...

    as far as i know any metal that would be used should and would be stainless steel..
  28. woops i meant to type KASS Pond Bottom Drain ...

    woops i meant to type KASS Pond Bottom Drain

    but bring you will be using a liner i would use the koi toilet
  29. dont forget dream pond bottom drains as well

    dont forget dream pond bottom drains as well
  30. i have koi toilets installed in my pond.. never...

    i have koi toilets installed in my pond.. never used the other 2

    question is are you using a liner or concrete
  31. Thread: Ferco fitting

    by kwickcut
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    these are at lowes 4" to 3"...

    these are at lowes

    4" to 3"
    http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?partNumber=23478-34146-RC100X75&langId=-1&storeId=10151&productId=1065531&catalogId=10051&cmRelshp=req&rel=nofollow&cId=PDIO1

    to...
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    knowing what I have spent on filters and upgrades...

    knowing what I have spent on filters and upgrades not to mention time wasted on upkeep of filters I will offer another option

    rdf to moving bed uv back to pond or

    rdf uv to shower back to...
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    on your site on the koi for sale page...

    on your site on the koi for sale page only the links that work are New Shipment and Customer Koi and they take you to blank pages...

    you must use the drop down menu in order to see the koi for...
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    congrats and gl

    congrats and gl
  35. Thread: website info

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    website looks very clean... and is setup nicely.....

    website looks very clean... and is setup nicely.. the picture slideshow on the main page does seem to load slowly and so did the project photos... maybe its me... good luck with your new venture
  36. Thread: polyurea

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    yes you are correct but like i said the...

    yes you are correct but like i said the faceplates installed on the skimmers is for aesthetics only. below is a like to a picture of the skimmers (a poor picture at that) and you can see big slots.....
  37. Thread: polyurea

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    is this your option or fact? if we are not a...

    is this your option or fact? if we are not a professional in the polyurea pond field it should make it clear that the statement being made is option or what you believe to be true.

    we should try...
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    i would say stay away from using this setup if...

    i would say stay away from using this setup if you have city water. if your waste line becomes blocked and your carbon block dechlorinator fails you will be dumping chlorinated water into your system...
  39. Thread: polyurea

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    this is my pond that was sprayed By Mark form...

    this is my pond that was sprayed By Mark form usakoi.com http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?60680-Start-of-the-Dig&p=2201265#post2201265

    there are 1000's if not tens of thousands of...
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    my local koi dealer sells koi rx for 44.95 bucks...

    my local koi dealer sells koi rx for 44.95 bucks per gallon and proform c for 59.20 per gallon
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    koirx is the same as proform C just a ton cheaper

    koirx is the same as proform C just a ton cheaper
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    so are you going to share your findings, its been...

    so are you going to share your findings, its been a week...
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    it's a different material made by azek and is...

    it's a different material made by azek and is solid core
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    looks like you had a great event... and some...

    looks like you had a great event... and some beautiful koi
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    that will work for that unit.. i am using 2 of...

    that will work for that unit.. i am using 2 of these with the bottoms cut out and gravity feeding a midi sieve.. if you are going to use them up directly to a pump then i dont know how they will work
  46. changing the bulb is not a big deal if you are...

    changing the bulb is not a big deal if you are removing the unit for winter.. but when you remove the unit i would clean the quarts sleeve while it is wet.. it makes it easier when it is wet to clean...
  47. Thread: Diy rdf

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    water does look great.. i would like to know...

    water does look great..

    i would like to know how deep the pond is and how many gallons ( sorry if you answered these questions i did not see then answers ).. looking at the pictures i would guess...
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    it looks like you are using to much air.. i have...

    it looks like you are using to much air.. i have seen this on a few and that was the cause for them.. try using just enough air to agitate the top layer of the S/G filter
  49. i agree water changes.. when mine goes bad i do...

    i agree water changes.. when mine goes bad i do 5% a day plus the 10% when i clean the filters
  50. Thread: home made RDF

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    be very patient..and take your time... I would...

    be very patient..and take your time... I would take some the scraps and do test welds before doing any welding on your finish product.. maybe make a small box as a test and you can check and see how...
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