indoor pond? is it possible with a bird?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by animals1981, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Songster

    Jul 19, 2008
    Is it possible to have a indoor pond with a bird? a bird no bigger than a pound? and have it still stay clean?
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

    Dec 22, 2009
    What bird did you have in mind?
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    If the bird is a duck or goose I'd say no, you wouldn't be able to keep it clean. Plus, I think you'd have a huge humidity problem in your house. Let us know how it goes!
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    It really depends on the bird. If the bird is one that spends most of it's time in perches, then I think you would have an easy time keeping an indoor pond clean (It would essentially be like an open fish tank) If it is a bird that spends most of its time in the water, then I think you would need some heavy, heavy filtration to keep the pond clean. Also, size would be a factor. Smaller ponds dirty quicker and may need heavier filtration. Where as a larger pond will also need more filtration for the larger volume.

    I imagine you would do some neat aviary type things with small ponds in the aviary. It would just mostly depend on what you had in mind.

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