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Old 01-22-2009, 07:32 PM   #11
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here's a couple of mine.
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:33 PM   #12
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Those are very attractive NEBlogger.
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:48 AM   #13
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Fantastic, NE! I do hope you will continue to post photos over the season, as the plants fill in!
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:18 AM   #14
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Equil, where'd you go? Do you have any pictures to share?
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:26 AM   #15
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I can't find them. I stored them in a safe place. A very safe place. So safe they're protected from even me.

What other photos do you have? I wouldn't hold your breath waiting around for me. Photos may have to wait until the plants resume active growth. They're all dormant currently.
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:30 AM   #16
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I like this one because of the granddaddy long leg. I don't have a lot of pictures, I do hope to get some this year tho...
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Old 01-24-2009, 12:35 PM   #17
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NEBogger do you have a filtration system on this or do you rely on biological filtration ?
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Old 01-24-2009, 09:40 PM   #18
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I was catching rainwater from a roof last summer, and plan to do the same this year. It's a pain, but our well water isn't pure enough for it. Last year was a wonderful year to start one, lots of beautiful little rains.
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:38 AM   #19
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I was catching rainwater from a roof last summer, and plan to do the same this year. It's a pain, but our well water isn't pure enough for it. Last year was a wonderful year to start one, lots of beautiful little rains.

What I was asking NEBogger was usually there is some method of keeping water fresh , whether through mechanical means pumps, aerators or such . Or this can be done through/with plantings , oxygenating grasses and such . Something is done to keep the water from going stagnant . Water hyacinth which is widely regarded as a noxious weed is quite a cleanser of water . Have you achieved such a balance in/through plantings ?
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:50 AM   #20
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No method of keeping it fresh. This year I may have to do something of that nature it the rains don't fall as last year.
After it had rained for a while, I would start catching it in a plastic 50 gal. drum. I did have the problem of stagnation. I'd just dump the water and clean it out, but with the rains, I didn't have to use the collected rain a whole lot.
This year may be a whole different ball game. So I'm finding your question intriguing, because I will have to do something in the future, but haven't got that far yet!
Any and all suggestions would be appreciated.
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