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    The pool master show on animal planet

    Anyone watch the show? You think a 50,000 gallon natural pool works with just plants filtering the water? Serious lack of technical info in the show.

    I did find this article. Looks like bio nova made the pool?

    http://www.latimes.com/home/la-lh-na...526-story.html
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    Re: The pool master show on animal planet

    Don't know the show, but do a search here for "natural pools" and you'll find some interesting info. We don't promote it, and I don't get into discussions about it as I don't see them as pools. I would consider them a pond you could swim, or go fishing in.
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    Re: The pool master show on animal planet

    I don't like that he uses plants to "filter" the water, but I have to admit that I like the show. The guy is entertaining, and he does build some amazing pools. If only I had the money, I'd hire him to build me a pool. But I'd make sure he uses a proper filter.
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    Re: The pool master show on animal planet

    I would so let him build me a pool for my fisheys!

    Brushpup is NOT allowed to fish in my pond pool!!!
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    Re: The pool master show on animal planet

    I built a beautiful koi pond that I filtered by building my own sand filter from a barrel, large pond, pump layered with sand, grates, air conditioning filter etc then I threw a tiny Persian palm in the top of the filter. The palm grew to 6 ft high and the water was perfectly clear. On 100 degree days the thought did enter my mind to get in it..but the snake and frogs changed my mind. After I saw the snake the pond was filled in within a day! All my neighbors said it was so clear you could swim in it...um, no it was still a pond!
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