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#118653 05/14/08 07:44 AM
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I recently finished excavation of my pond. It has not yet filled up yet so I have an opportunity to easily spread whatever type of bottom I desire. I called the pond consultant yesterday and asked him what he suggested and he said "river sand with gravel in it". He really did not elaborate and when I asked him what size gravel he basically said "you know, gravel". That seems pretty simple and I suspect it would not be too expensive.

My thoughts are that I could buy a couple of loads and spread it all the way around the entire perimeter of the pond. I suspect it would not only give the fish to do their thing but also be more comfortable on swimmer's feet.

Any reason (other than cost), not to do this?

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Try this one . Also see 2nd one wrt BG spawning / sand and gravel.

Brettski 's -- Building a sand beach

http://www.pondboss.com/forums/ubbthread...h=true#Post1160


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