Now We are digging a hole...... updated with pics :D

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by fourpekinducks, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. fourpekinducks

    fourpekinducks Out Of The Brooder

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    So we were using a childs paddling pool for a duck pool. Now my hubby has decided they deserve better.... So we have been to the diy store and bought a massive storage box and we are sinking it into the ground! my duckies better like it! lol.

    I have a question --- How do you clean yours???
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2011
  2. chickmchickie

    chickmchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when i had my ducks, we put in a plastic box, and we couldn't get it back out.. doh! i didnt use my head there... lol so what we did was run the hose into it and after a hour the water was all clear but 5 mins later it was muddy again.. so i took that out for good and used a kids plastic pool lol.. good luck to you
     
  3. Kdub86

    Kdub86 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a bath tub Burried inti the ground all I have to do is pull the plug, the water will eventually drain out.
    If you can some way make a plug hole it will be easier for you to clean out
     
  4. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    You should be able to use an aquarium vaccum tube to suck out the worst of the muck. when I did undergrad work we'd clean 3000 gal tanks with them, get the biggest one you can find (don't suck on the tube to start it, you'll be sicker than heck if you get it in your mouth.)
     
  5. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use a bilge pump connected to a long hose, pumps it right out!
     
  6. fourpekinducks

    fourpekinducks Out Of The Brooder

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    Pics of my duckies [​IMG]....

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  7. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Oh your babies are adorable!
    Good luck with your "pond". I was concerned about clean-up of a permanent pool, too.
     

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