This must be an FAQ, but my apologies, I don't seem to be able to find one.
I am getting conflicting reports from friends of mine on starting a new
When the water goes in, how long should I wait before adding fish.
N.B. I am UK based.
Some say wait 6 weeks, some say only add a very few small fish or the
bacteria balance wont start, and others say just start straight away, but
add the required chemicals. So as you can tell I'm confident of doing the
Removing the chlorine, is about the only thing that seems to be consistent
Apox 600 Imp Galls.
A 'UV + Filer' unit capable of coping with 1000 Imp Gal.
An additional, water is pumped in to base of small 'pond',2 foot cube,
filled with gravel, in line after the 'uv unit', for extra veggie activity,
and hopefully this bit will never need cleaning.
3 water falls of about 6 inches each for aeration, and that soothing sound
in the background while one enjoys a cool drink.
Hope to inhabit it with goldfish or Koi or both, or three cats if they
continue to fill the water barren pond area with what cats do best. Haven't
Advice, and experience always welcome... Can I have a packet of experience