What substrate for outdoor pond

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What substrate for outdoor pond

Unread postby krishvijay » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:26 pm

Hi friends, I am planning to build an outdoor cement pond 5*5 feet and planning to keep plants and fishes please suggest what substrate I should use which fishes and plants I can have and other requirements , looking forward for valuable suggestions from stalwarts and veterans :thnk


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Re: What substrate for outdoor pond

Unread postby krishvijay » Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:52 pm

:feedb any link will also do.
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Re: What substrate for outdoor pond

Unread postby KarthikC » Sat Nov 14, 2015 2:46 pm

Hi Krishvijay,

You may try the regular garden soil. I have been successful in growing many plants with this substrate.
Just take note that:

1.) Keep good amount of plants to suck up the nutrients and avoid algal growth.
2.) Avoid too much direct sunlight.
3.) regularise water change schedule
4.) choose livestock that do not dig the substrate and add them after about 2 weeks from the day you decide to add plants.

Keep posting and ask questions.

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Re: What substrate for outdoor pond

Unread postby krishvijay » Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:27 pm

:thnk
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