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6 new koi eating.
I read that using the water really helps plants to grow. I don't know if this is true so would like it if someone here could give me their views on this. :)
 

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I read that using the water really helps plants to grow. I don't know if this is true so would like it if someone here could give me their views on this. :)
I've used aquarium water for bucket gardening, still use it for houseplants & the trees in the 5g buckets. Pond drains to little strip of grass(weeds) between house n fence, but haven't seen anything special from it with any of them. 🤷🏽‍♀️

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Pond filters drain to that strip. So, lots of muck that plants can use.
 
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I've used aquarium water for bucket gardening, still use it for houseplants & the trees in the 5g buckets. Pond drains to little strip of grass(weeds) between house n fence, but haven't seen anything special from it with any of them. 🤷🏽‍♀️

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Pond filters drain to that strip. So, lots of muck that plants can use.
Thanks for your reply. My friend has a home fish tank and wondered if the water would feed my plants :)
 

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Thanks for your reply. My friend has a home fish tank and wondered if the water would feed my plants :)
One summer I dipped water from our koi pond to water flower pots. After several weeks I saw that it might have been a mistake as plants started to yellow, some even died! I think maybe the nitrate was too high. So be careful.
 

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One summer I dipped water from our koi pond to water flower pots. After several weeks I saw that it might have been a mistake as plants started to yellow, some even died! I think maybe the nitrate was too high. So be careful.
Thank you Carol. That's saved me a heap of trouble :)
 

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The intake fell off, sucking in a lot of hornwort, a giant frog & Zoro koi... :(
 

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