Fish pond to fishtank

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  1. alabs

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    Hello everyone @ Marine Aquariums.
    I am very new to this, so please excuse, if I post something stupid.
    I currently have a rectangular fish pond next to my house. I would like to turn it into a fish tank. In other words, I would like to let the pond rize 30 to 50cm above the ground level. Has anyone done something similar?
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    check out reefhunters.. i think there was one there once... go to forums....

    i have seen two done successfully.. water changes being the bulk of the problem as in the volume in the chnge required...

    give is some details

    skimmer?
    flow?
    lighting ? if overcast?

    etc etc....
     
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    Hi Alabs, it has been done, but i think fish only rather than corals, points to consider are temp and water quality, have a good read through some tank specs and then ask some questions, it sounds like a great project.
     
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    youre going to have a big issue with water quality, temperature, and light possibly depending on where your pond is. But as its been said its been done, you just need to ask a lot of questions and have a lot of $$$$;)
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     
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