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Re: NFC: pool into pond?

He kept it for ten years with no filter?  Did he have any kind of 
circulation at all?  What kind of fish can live in that?


On Wed, 11 Apr 2001 12:54:36 -0500,
nfc at actwin_com wrote...
>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 
>a ton of water lilly & other plants.  He actually raises non-native fish 
>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 
>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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