Show me your duck pools!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KikiDeAnime, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. KikiDeAnime

    KikiDeAnime Songster

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    I wanna see photos of everyone's duck pools.
    I may upgrade our duck pool next year when I can afford it so ideas for that will be helpful.

    Don't be worried if it's messy, I don't mind the mess! :)
     
  2. BReeder!

    BReeder! Crowing

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    We have a pond. It's approx. 1500 gallons and 4ft deep. It has fish (6 koi, 1 goldfish and 1 shubunkin) in it and some bullfrogs who just showed up one day. For now the filtration is just a pvc grid under rock in the bottom. I intend to convert a large rubbermaid trough we have into a boimech filter eventually.
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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

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    BReeder! Crowing

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    Thanks. It was built as a koi pond, but I couldn't resist ducks.
    When adding the ducks recently, we'r intentionally left weeds growing around the pond and even some green hair algae that had been growing thanks to the heavy direct sunlight. These act as a good source for the ducks in addition to the duck feed. The are also bullfrogs for them to try to catch. We hope they leave the fish alone, but we are more dedicated to the ducks than the fish now I think. I think it's important to give the ducks a natural environment if possible. They seem to love it.
     
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