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  1. #11

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    IDEA:

    Turn the jacuzzi into a small pool, and the pool, into a large pond!
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  2. #12

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    Quote Originally Posted by Outlander
    Beside the jacuzzi, is roughly a 25,000 gallon pool that we do use.
    You may want to add a guard to prevent water from the pool from getting into the "pond." With all the cheimcals that go in pools, I can't imagine it would do the fish much good even in small amounts.
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    The pool is lower than the jacuzzi, so no water contamination can occur. Completely two different systems.

    Think feeder goldfish will be alright to cycle this thing???
    75 gallon planted tank with discus, GBR's and cardinals

    135 gallon saltwater FOWLR work in progress and desperately need help

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    I woudl expect. Are you planning to keep them? If not then I'd encourage a fishless cycle.
    Considering a Marine Aquarium? A Breakdown of the Components, Live Rock, Cycling a Marine Tank

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    You can probably just start with a few small goldfish you plan on keeping. Any idea of how many gallons that thing holds?
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    Comets will coexist just fine with koi...if you do decide to cyle with comets, just plan to include them in your stocking...no need to ever get rid of them...

    You could also go with just comets...they come in different colours as well...they're beautiful fish in their own right...

    But for some reason we've gotten into the habit of thinking of them as 'disposable'...

    They are excellent, hardy, pond fish...
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    ditto, feeders come in lots of colors. i used to keep them as pets, and they came in orange, silver, white, orange/white, etc. fullgrown theyre awesome

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    you would need to totally change the filter system to be able to house fish successfullly.
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    Regarding the stocking question, I'm not sure where you'd find Koi. As far as my own store, I haven't found any suppliers other than for show-quality fish, and those usually retail no less than $3000 (in most cases up to $15000). I'm still looking for a much cheaper breeder so I can perhaps bring a few in.

    On the other hand, there are any number of other goldfish that you could try: Orandas, Moors, Ranchu, Pearlscales, Shubunkins, Lionheads... These ones usually retail between $7-30 around here depending on the size. The only thing I've heard is that round-bodied golds shouldn't be mixed with flat-bodied, and I forgot to ask why that is.

    Or you could see if a store will order you 5000 Danios.

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    too small for koi

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