Old 09-19-2011, 12:01 AM
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Good Books for pond and waterfall construction???

We do a lot of landscaping, hardscapes etc we have built 1 pond that turned out good but really want to learn more about pond, pondless and waterfall construction. Would like info on differnet pumps for different setups, pond liners etc. along with basics and advanced methods. If anyone has any info on good books, classes, videos that I could find I would really appreciate it. Thanks in advance
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:05 PM
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There are so many pond videos on youtube, just do a search.
go to youtube and search for pond building.

here is a link for some books,

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Old 09-20-2011, 12:04 AM
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YouTube does have a wide array of pond related videos, but I would rely on known companies or experts. Aquascape has quite a large selection of YouTube videos. As to books, I have only 2 recommendations: First, and most important, is a basic comprehensive book on Freshwater Biology, and secondly, Rick Bartel's "The R.I.S.E. Method". After that, participate in Forums (such as this one). do your own research. Keep in mind that you will frequently discover--conflicting ideas and claims, experts can be wrong, cheaper is not always better, and contrary to the pervasive arrogance of man, you can't improve on Nature.

Almost forgot, another good book is "The Pondbuilder's Bible" from Aquascape.
"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects." - Will Rogers
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