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Am I Overstocked #1
I have had my two ponds for about two years now and have always worried about over-stocking. Between the two pool which are joined by a channel I estimate to have a volunm of 1750 gallon which equate to about 8100 lts, thats if my calc's are right. At present I have 2 Koi approx 8", 2 Grass carp approx 10" long, 2 Green Tench 10", 15 Goldfish approx 8" and the rest 11 approx 4"

Is this too many ??

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Re: Am I Overstocked #2
nah its fine long as its a good filter
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Re: Am I Overstocked #3
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I am running 2 hozlock bioforce 9000 units

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Re: Am I Overstocked #4
You are well understocked for the filter wannabuysome more?
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Re: Am I Overstocked #5
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Thanks for the offer, may take you up on that when I plan my next pool

Gerry
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Re: Am I Overstocked #6
You can help me do mine if you like gerry
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Re: Am I Overstocked #7
I have 4500 gallons which equates to twice the size of yours and a bit more. Dont like to brag but I have nearly 100 koi approx 3-15". I was thinking that an inch per gallon was the old rate of convertion to fish so you can add a lot more if you want. Those two bioforce filters once built up can only be superceded by a sand pressure filter or a vortex on the front. to get up to stocking rate.dont forget they grow rapidly.
Nice setup by the way
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