Project Wildlife - Revisit

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This will be just a tiny pond, but a pond non the less.
The aim is to create a wildlife pond which may or may not be big enough to house a few minnows.
It will be a maintenance free setup with the main source of filtration being marsh plants and oxygenating plants.

I have a couple of options at the moment regarding size and style, but it will have to be raised.

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What a cool idea. Will watch this with great interest. My children keep suggesting a pond... lol

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Sounds like a fun project, I'll stay tuned!

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So the size we have almost settled on is 3x3x1ft raised timber to match the planters i made last year ( only just filled them up! )

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Notropsis Chrosomus ???

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You'll need to be careful in winter with fish if it's only a foot deep. ;)
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Enjoy your fish, shrimps and snails!
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They'll come in. Probs be sticklebacks or something if anything at all.

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Container arrived, its smaller than was going to go for but not by too much. 3' x 2' x 1'

Next step, to get some stuffs to go in it :)

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I'm wanting a pond but due to us renting we can't dig one in :( . Considered a patio pond but, as mentioned by Ian, winter will be an issue as they're never deep enough.

Intrigued as to how yours turns out :)
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I'm wanting a pond but due to us renting we can't dig one in :(
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Same reason for us. Plants will be going in next month :)

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