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Old 06-17-2003, 05:32 PM
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Newbie Pond Question

Ok, so a customer wants a medium sized pond/stream in their back yard, the spot happens to be underneath a very large poplar tree, would this cause any problems? Alot of leaves in the fall??
High maintenance? Roots be a problem?

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Old 06-17-2003, 09:47 PM
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Re: Newbie Pond Question

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Ok, so a customer wants a medium sized pond/stream in their back yard, the spot happens to be underneath a very large poplar tree, would this cause any problems? Alot of leaves in the fall??
High maintenance? Roots be a problem?

Gracias
All of the above.

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Old 06-19-2003, 08:44 PM
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so would you do it?

Probably not.?
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Old 06-19-2003, 09:01 PM
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No, I would not do it.

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Old 07-03-2003, 01:33 PM
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Do it only if the customer understands fully that he/she will have to clean the skimmer net daily in the fall.

2nd, make sure you have a short biofall to skimmer route so that a large flow gph can occur straight to the skimmer, I'd recommend a stronger then normal pump too!

Roots are rarely a problem, owners will be probably gone or dead by them time that is a problem.
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Old 07-03-2003, 02:48 PM
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Digging through the roots could be a set back. Naturally that would hurt the tree.

The leaves? As long as they keep the skimmer clean, it will be OK. They do make other things to keep leaves out, like those black nets that would cover the whole pond.

I'd do it. Just let them know they'll have to watch it in the fall.
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Old 07-21-2003, 12:11 AM
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I would do the job.

Prefer placements that have some shade.
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