Duck Pond [FINISHED]

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by NoahSully, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. NoahSully

    NoahSully Songster

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    I finished my duck pond! I'd like to thank everyone for their comments and ideas in my duck pond thread. I'd like to thank in particular @Miss Lydia for mentioning @CrystaBub who recommended the pump/filter I ended up using.
    The dimensions are ~ 8 ft wide by 14 ft long and 16 inches deep.
    I used this liner.
    And this pump/filter.

    I got quite a bit of dirt in the pond installing the pump so that's why the water is a little dirty in the last photo.
     

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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    How nice that is! Babies are so precious in there. Looks like you have enough room for more ducks;)
     
  3. CrystaBub

    CrystaBub Mother Duck to Jabby, Gabby, Abby and Dabby

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    More ducks - more ducks - always more ducks! :D YAY! It looks great! The pic of the babies swimming is so cute - i want to get in a splash with them! I hope this pump works out for you - seems to be right for the size of the pond. :thumbsup
     
  4. Callduckmaster_12

    Callduckmaster_12 Chirping

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    Wow those are some lucky ducks :D
     
  5. llombardo

    llombardo Crowing

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    So what is the lowest temperature you can run this in? I'm considering this. I just don't know if any pump can keep up with the mess of a duck.
     
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  6. NoahSully

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    The instruction sheet that came with it says not to run it in freezing temps.
    @CrystaBub how cold have you ran it in?
     
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  7. WickedChicksNH

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    that is one sweet duck pond, great job!!!
     
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  8. llombardo

    llombardo Crowing

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    Can this filter be used in a 5 ft round and 12 inch deep pool?
     
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  9. NoahSully

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    Yeah, that would work!

    To be honest though, it would be overkill for how small of a pond you have.. but overkill is better than not enough :)
     
  10. llombardo

    llombardo Crowing

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    Algae is pretty bad. I just changed the water 2 days ago and I was sitting outside and I was smelling something. It was the pool water. So at 10 o'clock at night I'm in the dark up to my ankles in duck poop. But the smell is gone...lol

    Is the pump keeping up with your guys? Do you run it 24/7 or can you get away with running during the day only?
     
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