Will it work for a pond?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ridgefire, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. ridgefire

    ridgefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My aunt asked me today if I could help my uncle tear their old above ground pool down. They dont use it anymore and the liner has a small rip in it from ice this year.

    Think the liner would make a good pond.. Obviously I dont want at a 24 foot by 4 foot deep pond. I think I would be able to cut the liner down and build a somewhat decent pond.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Pool liners aren't as thick as pond liners, but if you doubled it up, you could get a few years out of it.
     
  4. ridgefire

    ridgefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think with the amount of liner I am getting I could almost triple it up. I was only planning a pond about 5 feet across couple feet deep, sloped sides to make it easy for them to get in and out.
     
  5. W.CharltonChickens

    W.CharltonChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    We made a koi pond out of an old pool liner. It worked really well. I say "go for it!" [​IMG]

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  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    The sides of my pond are kind of steep (it is a plastic formed liner). My ducks have no trouble getting out. The more sloped you make the sides, the more chance the little duck toe nails could tear it up. Just something to keep in mind.
     

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