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Eagles Chowin' The Goldfish....

Discussion in 'Water Features' started by powerreel, Jul 24, 2001.

  1. powerreel

    powerreel Banned
    Messages: 481

    I have this pond I did and installed a planting and a bench. The customer has added aftermarket goldfish,I didn't install the fish and someone is maintaining the water- eagles come and eat the fish every couple days. What have other people done to prevent birds from preying on your fish? How about racoons and the like? I am thinking of wire in the tree canopy to deter them, firearms are not an option. I also have placed bird shadows on areas as well as dummy owls and scarecrows, all to no avail. What next?
  2. Stonehenge

    Stonehenge LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 1,276

    Do nothing -

    That sounds a heck of a lot more entertaining than fish alone! One of my customers wants fish in his pond for that very purpose.

    Otherwise, a large arbor, or a structure with screening may be necessary.
  3. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 591

    you want to come install a garden in my yard that will attract eagles. That would prob be the coolest thing ever to happen here.
  4. racerdave

    racerdave LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    stock the pond with piranaha's


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