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post #1 of 4 Old 03-23-2009, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
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How deep is too deep

i want to Build a Gold fish or/and a Koi pond but im in the design stage of the prosess and i was wondering how deep is too deep for these fish i want to be able to leave the fish in the pond year rond but i live in northern British Columbia on the coast would that have an efect
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-23-2009, 04:27 PM
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my father has a large which pond is 6ft 9inchs deep at the deepest which is aparently standard for large koi ponds i think the depth is going to depentent on surface area the larger the surface the deeper you can go

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post #3 of 4 Old 03-30-2009, 02:50 PM
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Hi,

If you wish to keep Koi in your pond then you will need to have it at least 6ft deep so the Koi have good space which will help them develope the body shape correctly.
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-30-2009, 02:59 PM
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^^ welcome :)

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
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