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expat
06-02-2009, 02:16 PM
Just thought i would share some pics of the mudpond herd, sorry they are murkey but I think thats the mud! Maybe I should have taken the pics before cutting the grass.

mmzullo
06-02-2009, 05:40 PM
Very nice!!

stephen
06-02-2009, 05:41 PM
The water looks very good :yes::yes::punk1:

bcstexas
07-05-2009, 05:25 PM
How big is your pond?

Midorigoi
07-07-2009, 12:27 PM
Nice tancho! :cool3:

littleuncle07
07-07-2009, 12:35 PM
i wana make a mud pond can you give me some tips?

expat
07-07-2009, 03:37 PM
How big is your pond?

150' x 50' x 6' deep approx.

expat
07-07-2009, 03:41 PM
i wana make a mud pond can you give me some tips?

Wow so much depends on your site and soil, our soil had a good percentage of clay and needed nothing added. I suppose my first advice would be to get the best local pond digger you can find and get his advice. Or get in touch with your local resource engineer (mine did'nt help at all).

good luck, it's a LOT OF FUN WHEN ITS DONE !!!

EricT
07-07-2009, 03:46 PM
i will be redoing mine sometime next year. i will make it 100,00+ gallons. :yahoo:

expat
01-12-2010, 11:42 AM
The water looks very good :yes::yes::punk1:

Thanks, I guess you never know how a mud pond is going to suit the koi untill you have had it for a few seasons but everything looks good so far apart from the water being soft but PH stays around 7 to 7.5 and no sign of nitrates/ nitrites etc. Am enjoiying your mud pond thread.

ben5020
01-12-2010, 08:45 PM
i love the pics, i started out with two mud ponds, not nearlly as big as yours about 20k gal. never had a problem until i put a liner in and rushed it..... i wish i still had the mud........... beautiful pics
ben

stephen
01-12-2010, 08:48 PM
Thanks, I guess you never know how a mud pond is going to suit the koi untill you have had it for a few seasons but everything looks good so far apart from the water being soft but PH stays around 7 to 7.5 and no sign of nitrates/ nitrites etc. Am enjoiying your mud pond thread.

Thanks. I wish I had your water but I don't so I have to deal with the hand I was dealt with. I hope you continue to take pics and post them:punk1:

expat
01-13-2010, 11:41 AM
Thanks. I wish I had your water but I don't so I have to deal with the hand I was dealt with. I hope you continue to take pics and post them:punk1:

You obviously manage very well, yes will continue to take and send pics, can't wait for the ice to go probably this weekend when rain is expected. I'm hoping the fish will come up to see some daylight and the water should be fairly clear.

CHICHI
01-13-2010, 11:51 AM
You obviously manage very well, yes will continue to take and send pics, can't wait for the ice to go probably this weekend when rain is expected. I'm hoping the fish will come up to see some daylight and the water should be fairly clear.

Your Water PH is Phab :yes: wish I has a Mud Pond Too :cool3:
my PH is 6.8-7.2 consistently now and my Lawn Mowing Efforts also Strewed the Pond with Clippings :rolleyes:

Look Forward to the "Clear Water" Pics :D:

expat
01-13-2010, 12:26 PM
Thanks Chichi I think the koi like it when the clippings go in the pond. You seem to have had some weather over there, makes me glad we moved over here !

Airic
01-13-2010, 02:32 PM
Mine is always at 8 and does not seem to swing at all and it is amazing how it reeks havoc on my hands. I worry about the fish at that PH level but they seem to be doing just fine.

expat
01-17-2010, 03:28 PM
Good steady rain here but 3" of ice takes a while to thaw!

hayabusagirl
09-27-2011, 09:53 PM
Beautiful pics!!! I wish I could see mine as well!