indoor pond? is it possible with a bird?

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  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    What bird did you have in mind?
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    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...

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    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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