indoor basment pond

Droptopwop

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hi im looking at some ideas for a pond build ill be doing this year that will house my rtc (BRABUS) and I also have a silver arowana now I would like to get some other monsters as well so it needs to be enough space so I don't lose fish as pass mistakes feed back would be greatly appreseated by me BRABUS and WHRITH
 

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If for life (which almost never, ever happens anyway), then deeper is better. Mine was only 2'-2.5' deep but it hasn't run for that long at all, only a few years. Arowana are surface fish, so they care a bit less about the depth. In general, depth is by far and large the least important dimension versus the footprint.
 

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I wanna add a Asian arowana and a tsnat some point just wanna make sure everyone stays alive and doesn't get eaten I lost a tsn all ready to my rtc and I know how pricey Asian aros get
 

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Vik has been in the trenches longer than I have, but I had a pond similar.

Mine was roughly 10' x 4' x 4' if I remember correctly. Made it out of cinder blocks and lined the inside.I had a bigger rtc in there at one point along with some wolves and a silver aro. I had to keep the top covered or the aro would go flying.

Filtration was the biggest pia. I eventually switched to the ultima types over diy barrel koi type. I ran a small dehumidifier and had an exhaust fan ran outside.

I'll be honest I think the rtc needed more room than the 4' width.
 

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I was ganna go 10x10 then not sure on hight but I'll do that when I buy a house would a 7x6 work and 4 feet up or even 3
 

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1365231I built this for my FRT. 64x64x20. Barn wood facade.
 

Droptopwop

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Can you tell me about the filtration used on this and do you think a l silver aro and a rtc will be fine together in this
 
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