Step 10: Maintain the system

At this time, we have been running the system for over 2 weeks.  The 5 fish are still alive.  When it rains we drain off water into the garden.  The pump has needed to be wiped clean a few times.  We will have to add a coarse pre-filter, like a bucket with holes.

I have to add a section of plants to filter the water.

The next step is a fish autopsy.  It shows why one fish with a stuck hook died. 
This is a really cool idea. It is a good idea for collecting fish with the one exception listed below. <br> <br>I would like to stress though that you examine your rules and regulations for transporting live, &quot;wild&quot; caught fish in your state or country. For example, it is illegal to transport live, &quot;wild&quot; caught fish in the State of Oregon in the USA without a permit. I've seen many game wardens ticketing people as they started to drive off with a livewell full of fish. Buying fish at your local pet store and driving them home doesn't count.
Yes, thank you for pointing this out. You should also check zoning and building regulations.
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to make a side see through you could also cut a viewing hole and then using a large o-ring (depending on how dig your hole is) and some plexiglass or lexan and bolt it down then seal up all the leaks
Obviously it isn't easy to instruct a little kid and take the video at the same time, but I admire the calm voice you used throughout. I've never caught a fish on my first cast!
I agree, you are great dad...
Gun club -&gt; shooting -&gt; fish -&gt; barrel <br> <br>Just sayin'.
awesome! i love the video of molly whining while catching a fish. :)

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