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Jun 18, 2024, 5:09 PM
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The view from my porch chair is not what most want in their yard (lawn), but I do keep the beer at 30degrees out here, and the music is always too loud.

You can see my chair cushion at the bottom for perspective.

This pond is 18 years old and supports lots of critters inside and outside of it. Even deer drink there.
There are a couple dozen old fat Sarasa Comets, some tadpoles, newts, frogs, and some turtles.

I keep the ph around 7 and the water clean for my critters. The ord is good. Spring brings algae which is not harmful, but I get that under control with UV. Some run off rain water from my roof is diverted there, I never need to add water.

It is 40 inches straight down so coons and herons can't wade to catch my aquatic friends. It is about 4000 gallons, wish I had made it bigger.

Those flowers in front are auto watered by a solar pump on a timer with nutrient rich pond water as I am lazy. They seem to like turtle water.



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Jun 18, 2024, 5:13 PM
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Dang, that looks nice. And a lot of TLC clearly went into it…

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Jun 18, 2024, 5:22 PM
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A funny note is at the rear. I have a bug light with no cover that drops bugs in to feed the critters after dark. It is very popular.
Heat from the fire melted it back, but like me it is still working.



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Let me know when Daniel Larusso is coming over ton

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Jun 18, 2024, 6:53 PM
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Sand the floor and wax the car

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Jun 18, 2024, 6:57 PM
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Daniel LaRusso is a fictional character. Are you for real?

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Jun 18, 2024, 7:41 PM
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Watch out for that gator!

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Jun 18, 2024, 7:47 PM
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Beautiful. I don't have an area to do anything like that, but do people ever try and hire you to set up thinks like that at other homes?

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Jun 18, 2024, 7:51 PM
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SWEETTttt

thank you for sharing - if you don't mind I will add it to my wallpaper pics for my laptop

Go Tigers

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Jun 18, 2024, 7:57 PM
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Mispelt turlet water from that pond.

Beautiful there. Happy it survived the blaze.

Go Tiger!

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Jun 18, 2024, 8:20 PM
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Looks very nice. Prettiest Japanese garden I have ever seen was at the Irish National Stud.

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Jun 18, 2024, 8:30 PM
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Nice job Tug. No wonder you spend so much time outside with a cool one in hand.

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Jun 18, 2024, 8:56 PM
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Beautiful Tug. Where are the tomato plants ?

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Jun 18, 2024, 10:06 PM
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That looks very enticing to relax with a cold one!

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A CCR Salute to your back yard.

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Jun 19, 2024, 9:31 AM
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Take a ride, on the flying spoon...

https://youtu.be/Aae_RHRptRg

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Jun 19, 2024, 11:29 AM
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Beats my view wish I could flop with my neighbors over looking the park and lake by my house

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Jun 20, 2024, 2:52 PM
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Very relaxing...

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"If a pig had a better personality, he would cease to be a filthy animal."


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Jun 20, 2024, 3:11 PM
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That's absolutely awesome, Tug!

tugalooriver®

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Jun 20, 2024, 10:51 PM
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The deal is critters crap in the pond. No critters, no problems.
I think a pond with no critters looks dead and uninteresting.

Outdoor is much easier than an aquarium, but the exact same needs are there as to water quality.

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Jun 21, 2024, 5:29 AM
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Beautiful

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Jun 21, 2024, 5:56 AM
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Beautiful!! I see you have a fake alligator. If you want, i will bring you several live ones from the lake behind my house.

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