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      humble pond

      Source Water

      pic1 - 2" Municipal dedicated pond feed providing 160 gpm. This feeds...

      pic2 - Carbon filter 105 gpm with automatic timer carbon backwash 20 cubic
      feet strips chorine from municipal feed. This water is also t'd to 2 of Mary's ponds providing a maximum 151,200 gpd flow thru between the 3 ponds

      pic3 - Water meter shows gallon output of carbon filter

      pic4/5 - Ampac Reverse Osmosis System - Provides a maximum of 8000 gpd of TDS 0 product water. Allows control of hardness & ph. It's water is supplied by the Bertha Carbon Filter in pic2. This water mixed with non R/O water to achieve & maintain desired parameters.
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      Twin Streams & Rapids

      Twin Streams/Rapids

      pic1- Stream Source - Water is provided by carbon filter (pic2) and 2 Speck 6 hp bronze commercial pool pumps. They get their water from the midlevel pickups & each pump 500 gpm or 60,000 gph between them.

      pic2&3 - Bridge - The water flows over the flat rock & rushes under the bridge. The bridge will be a nice place to sit & relax.

      Pic4 - From there the water splits into 2 streams/rapids

      Pic5 - The East Stream continues & dumps its water into the main upper pond body via a waterfall. It's flow will be increased by approximately 24,000 gph by the

      Pic6 - Bakki Shower - This unit contains 500 KG (1100 pounds) of Bacteria House media. It's water is pumped from the 5 Skimmers by a Speck 4 HP pump.

      Pic7 - The West Stream empties it's water into both the upper & lower pond via various waterfalls.
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      Waterfalls

      Pic1-6 -The water enters the 2 ponds via 6 waterfalls.<!-- / message --><!-- attachments -->
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      The Upper Pond

      The Upper Pond (pic1 & 2) has 4 bottom drains (pic3), 3 air diffusers(pic4), 3 skimmers (pic5), 6 underwater cameras, 4 500 watt lites all on separate dimmers (pic6), 9 returns (pic7) & a low water/pumps shut off switch (pic8).
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      Lower Pond

      The lower pond (pic1) has 2 bottom drains, 2 air diffusers, 2 underwater cameras, 2 skimmers, 2 500 watt lites on seperate dimmers, 5 returns & 1 Mid Level Pickup (pic2).
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      Pump House & the Horses

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      I wonder what isnt "humble"? The hoover dam perhaps

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      When will you be able to start filling these humble ponds


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      Very Impressive Stephen. I am glad to see that you are getting close.

      All of Koiphen shares your feelings... ANTICIPATION!!

      - Wayne, thinks that is going to look like Water world when in operation.
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      watching your live video fed, waiting for the water.... really nice pictures and description on "lake powell".. Thanks again
      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
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      Quote Originally Posted by palerider23
      watching your live video fed, waiting for the water.... really nice pictures and description on "lake powell".. Thanks again
      Dito, tuned in and waiting

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      I can't wait to finally see it all running ...I just can't imagine all these waterfalls.....
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      I see WATER in the pond :woo: :woo: :happydanc :happydanc :happydanc


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      Someone is playing in the water or am I dreaming
      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
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      Quote Originally Posted by Mr.TrickelFilter
      Dang SteveO that was quick......Kio Tv looks great Now the fun starts,get those filters on line

      Did anybody els see SteveO sitting on the mountain overlooking seaworld
      My guess is his filters aren't necessary - given his water change rate.
      Ready for fish!
      (Although personally, I'd wait for a little algae - but I'm a closet greenie) (Don't tell Roark ).
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      To those who fall, and those who lift
      To those who give, yet mark not gift
      To healing, hope, and circumstance
      To faith, to fate, to meetings chance"
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      Well it took me 18 months but I finally got this thread done

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      At least you won't have to say "i should have made it bigger". That is one fantastic pond!

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