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    Forums are still the only place to go that will...

    Forums are still the only place to go that will give you an in depth, complete and trusted source of information when you are not talking face to face with a person. Or emailing a person directly....
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    These fish are in a pond that is almost 1m deep...

    These fish are in a pond that is almost 1m deep and the adults are fine.
    I have purchased 2 tubs, 200l, and will be moving the fish soon for a few weeks. Any fry in the tubs can grow up predator...
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    The Koi Society of WA have a suggestion of using...

    The Koi Society of WA have a suggestion of using Dimilin (diflubenzuron ), but it is pretty hard to find.
    I think removing the adults to spawn in a safe tub is going to be my best bet.
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    I'm looking for other reasons BDA but not much...

    I'm looking for other reasons BDA but not much else to cause it.
    Different dragonfly larvae, perhaps from different states, might have a different appetite. I have seen 3 of the WA ones wipe out a...
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    A month ago their was at least 2 batches of fry....

    A month ago their was at least 2 batches of fry. They disappeared but i put it down to the cold. 3 days ago new fry were around and yesterday they were gone.
    Checked with a torch this morning and...
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    How to kill dragonfly larvae

    G'day all
    Dragonfly larvae are decimating my mountain minnow fry in the pond.
    Can someone recommend a treatment and possibly place to buy it in WA.

    cheers
    Merv
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    Hey Rebel I had a 4x3m shed that had some...

    Hey Rebel
    I had a 4x3m shed that had some damaged roof panels. Replaced half the roof with opaque pergola sheeting and used it as a seedling greenhouse. The sheeting was west facing but the roof was...
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    If you travel up to perth at any time i can sort...

    If you travel up to perth at any time i can sort you out with some flame moss and a very small amount of fissenden. PM me if interested.
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    Hey Matt d As Rebel said any wood is good for...

    Hey Matt d
    As Rebel said any wood is good for the aquarium. Not things that are naturally poisonous like Oleander. A couple of tips.
    Hard wood is denser and rots slower so will last longer in the...
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    That is a great start. I think an obvious part...

    That is a great start.
    I think an obvious part that will need some work is the deep shadows on the right hand side. Some kind of light lower on the left side shining across to the right to remove...
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    Both Luked and Khee you should PM me if you want...

    Both Luked and Khee you should PM me if you want my attention. Sometimes i'm not checking so closely.
    Sorry Luked but it is just not worth it to ship. The plants are free but my time is a bit...
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    Free: NLJF and Flame Moss

    Free to a good home.
    Large amount of Flame moss. Has grown leggy so the base is a bit scrappy but to break up and attach to wood or rock it will be fine.
    Also Narrow Leaf Java Fern. The older...
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    Hi Glynnis. Welcome to AL To cover or not to...

    Hi Glynnis. Welcome to AL

    To cover or not to cover depends entirely on what you have in the pond. Plants, No plants, Native fish, goldfish, Koi etc. How hot does it get, is it deep, is there good...
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    This was edited after i made my comment. I did...

    This was edited after i made my comment. I did read like somebody with super bad Chinglish was trying to write it from an audio book..lol
  15. Thread: Pond Newbie

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    Hi Caleb Good to see you are getting into...

    Hi Caleb

    Good to see you are getting into ponds. My first question to you would be what is wrong with your fountain pump stopping when a cloud is above? Personally i like the fact that i can hear...
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    I've done the inside also a time or two but at...

    I've done the inside also a time or two but at least my tanks are on tiles.

    On final inspection there is a complete loss of fish in the pond and the one yabbie that lived there.
    I'm just about to...
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    Bot spam and really bad at that.

    Bot spam and really bad at that.
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    Ok thanks for the help Rebel, Sweefu and...

    Ok thanks for the help Rebel, Sweefu and ageofaquariums.
    Going to call it a learning experience and move on. I think i will be putting the hose from the water aging bin in the pond from now on so if...
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    No idea. Always use prime in the tanks so never...

    No idea. Always use prime in the tanks so never bothered to find out.
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    I'm not discounting chlorine as the reason. Doubt...

    I'm not discounting chlorine as the reason. Doubt it was ammonia as there was no reason for that to accumulate in the pond.
    I have done massive WC on my tanks with the hose in them directly, and i'm...
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    Temp of the tap water is about 2C different to my...

    Temp of the tap water is about 2C different to my outside tank. Pond would be approx the same as the tank.
    Do you think the tap water is that depleted of O2 ?
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    I get that. The water in the pond would have been...

    I get that. The water in the pond would have been pure, untreated, tap water and i'm sure it has a high enough concentration of chlorine/chloramine to kill all the bacteria in there but i have never...
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    Help Please..Pond Disaster

    Last night i killed all of my fish (as far as i can tell) in the lower section of my pond and i dont know why..
    So i got home in the mid afternoon and noticed the pond a bit low. Nothing extreme but...
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    Yeah i saw that vid this morning. He has some...

    Yeah i saw that vid this morning. He has some pretty small tanks for breeding and growing out but i guess it works, from all the awards he has.
    Put a few ideas in my head for when i start to get a...
  25. Thread: WTB: Plants

    by Madmerv
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    PM'd you so dont forget to log in.

    PM'd you so dont forget to log in.
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