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Re: NFC: pool into pond?

My uncle-in-law in Miami did that with his swimming pool.  He actually just 
emptied it, refilled it with clean water, turned off all his pumps, threw in 
a ton of water lilly & other plants.  He actually raises non-native fish for 
eating :) maybe I'll get him converted one of these days.  He feeds at the 
same time every day and when he wants a couple for dinner he just holds the 
net under 'em while he feeds.  Seems to work great.  Apparently he's had 
this thing going for at least 10 years.

You have no idea how jealous us folks in the cold plains are of how easy you 
folks in the warmer regions do things like this! :)  (we're in the midst of 
a blizzard right now.  People in Denver turn off their brains when it snows 
for some reason, though this time they had reason.  Even the airport...and 
the roads into the airport are closed. So much for my daffodils!)

>From: "Scott D. Goett" <sdgoett at ufl_edu>
>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>To: nfc at actwin_com
>Subject: Re: NFC: pool into pond?
>Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 22:48:11 -0400
>What do yo all think about the idea of turning a inground swimming pool 
>into a
>pond?  My parents in South Florida have an approximately 10,000 gallon (I 
>swimming pool that never gets used.  I am unsure of exactly the type of 
>it.  It has something to do with earth.  Obviously one would have to not 
>chlorine and neutralize the exsiting chorine, but what else has to be done 
>convert and maitain something like that?

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