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Whats a cool way to finish the outside of my garage pond? Answered

I throught together this pond before winter out of a plastic pond, a liner and a couple cinder blocks. Before a clean out any junk and stock it with fish, whats cool way to fishish the outside. Its got the liner hanging out and is a eye sore. Id like to tack cinder blocks around it but I would need 50 and at 2 bucks a piece thats a bit expensive for me. Any ideas to do it cheaply?  

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Dr. Pepper (author)2011-02-08
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imthatguy1125 (author)Dr. Pepper2011-02-08

There is just no in the pic. It had a hole in it so I had to put a pond liner in it.

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Jack A Lopez (author)Dr. Pepper2011-02-09

I think it needs more frogs. Or maybe newts. Some sort of amphibians. They don't have to be exotic, or brightly colored, or poisonous, or anything like that. I'm just saying...

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Dr. Pepper (author)Jack A Lopez2011-02-09
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Jack A Lopez (author)Dr. Pepper2011-02-09

Sure, but it would have to be a swamp-snake, like a water moccasin or something like it. I mean it couldn't be a diamondback, because that's a desert-snake, and it wouldn't really fit with the "water" theme.

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Re-design (author)2011-02-08

Dry stack flat rocks (cheap) around the outside and make it look kinda natural.

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imthatguy1125 (author)Re-design2011-02-08

Flat Rocks? Wouldn't that take a ton, its 18 inches tall but if it works I like the idea.

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Re-design (author)imthatguy11252011-02-08

Not a ton but probably a couple hundred pounds. Home Depot usually sells them as do most landscaping /tree nurserys.

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imthatguy1125 (author)Re-design2011-02-08

How much should I expect to pay, I want to keep under 30 bucks.

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Re-design (author)imthatguy11252011-02-08

You'll have to check around. There is a rock seller near me that sells by the pound. About 10 - 15 cents a lb.

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imthatguy1125 (author)Re-design2011-02-08

Thats a decent price, Ill start checking around. Thanks By the way, is that your tarantula?

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craftyv (author)2011-02-08

The pond would be better in a shallow scooped out crater, with soil pressed up around the bottom holding it in place. Where the liner drapes over the edges (all round) secure with pot plants and pebbles. I have one similar and I have it surrounded by grasses in pots. Good luck with it.

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imthatguy1125 (author)craftyv2011-02-08

I had that but got fed up with all the leaves dirt, runoff, rain, and other pests getting in it

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steveastrouk (author)2011-02-08

I'll lay good odds that'll collapse when you fill it.

steve

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Its been full for over 4 months, lol.

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