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TRANSFORMING BIO POND FILTER INTO MY NEW GROW BEDS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hank Fountain Mar 6, 2013. 2 Replies

I joined last fall about the time weather got ugly and stopped my process.  Have my beds built and with gravel.  Have a 55 gal drum biological pond filter for my 500 gal goldfish (for now) pond.  I…Continue

 

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Hank Fountain replied to Hank Fountain's discussion TRANSFORMING BIO POND FILTER INTO MY NEW GROW BEDS
"Thanks, gives me something to do this weekend. "
Mar 6, 2013
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TRANSFORMING BIO POND FILTER INTO MY NEW GROW BEDS

I joined last fall about the time weather got ugly and stopped my process.  Have my beds built and with gravel.  Have a 55 gal drum biological pond filter for my 500 gal goldfish (for now) pond.  I plan to move the contents of this drum into the three beds.  Usually in the spring when, before the goldfish begin eating, I run compressed air into the drum to agitate the solids and then drain the water and solids into garbage cans to use in our raised beds.  The filter is inactive right now and…See More
Mar 4, 2013
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If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media
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Trout
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500 gallon
Please tell us something else about yourself.
We have a 500 gallon pond with medium size goldfish. Have build 3 of 4 2x4' growbeds, set up bell siphons, filled with gravel and ready to distribute the contents of my existing 55 gallon biological filter into the 3 beds.

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