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No78 13-11-2014 07:45 AM

Envy have a hobby playground .

Keep it up , do update more .

Btw I hope your netting is temporary, cause like bro nutx say is weak ...:D really is weak and soft . If aro jump craught it the net then problem la liao .:(

Get something more strong and firm .

bigreef 13-11-2014 11:58 AM

Wow, very impressive pond. How I wish I can have 1 too.

Jabby 13-11-2014 05:19 PM

Any picture from your living room perspective?

Gordy 14-11-2014 08:44 AM

very nice pond bro!

thought of adding a floodlight or some lightning? or already have lightning it be so awesome at night to see them:)

jyee 18-11-2014 04:39 PM

i believe the view from the rooms will definitely the best view for this pond.

ThomasLim 22-11-2014 07:32 PM

Hi bros,

Thanks for all the comments. Yes, the net is temporary and I am still cracking my head on how to make the shelter looks good. Need some time...

I have changed the base of the pond to white as the original black base pose difficulty for me to view the fishes. Initially there is problem as the white acrylic board couldn't 'sink' as the current flow in the fgt is pretty strong. I manage to get helps from my builder as he made some weights and painted them 'white' for me 👍 With the weights, I managed to 'station' the board down with ease 😄 It is a 'scary' experience for me as I have to walk in the pond to make sure the board is laid nicely. Luckily my rays are tame and didn't really cause me any problem.

My Red has suddenly fast for the past few days. I am not sure of the reason. I check the parameters and all are ok. Except that the pH is 6+ At my old house and the pond pH is 7+. I think the high pH could be due to the coral chips and shells which were placed to act as buffer. I do not dare to remove as I was afraid as the pond stabilize, the pH will drop. I just hope my Red will start eating soon. I am getting Mirage Vita to try out and see if it helps.

I also notice that my water looks yellowish. Is it because the water is stained? Or is some kind of reflection? Any advise on this?

Ok, here are some pics to share. Cheers

Front view 1 with white base added
http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/...ps4141ad0b.jpg

Front view 2 with white base added
http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/...ps6dbcc921.jpg

Front view 3 with white base added
http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/...ps82546e93.jpg

Inside the fgt
http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/...pse5138af4.jpg

View 1 from my room
http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/...ps83c37fff.jpg

View 2 from my room
http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/...ps635927f2.jpg

RELAX 22-11-2014 07:46 PM

very nice
if your upstairs neighbours are good and considerate type,hosay liao:)

Kiang 22-11-2014 07:56 PM

Very nice!

dave6238 22-11-2014 07:57 PM

Looks very good... well done.

Heuer 22-11-2014 09:05 PM

look so much better in white for me. I will go home ASAP after work everyday if I have this pond. :D


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