05:46PM | 06/11/03
Member Since: 05/16/03
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I've just dug out a kidney shape pond it 14 feet long and 7 feet long and has a 12x12" shelf and 3 feet deep in the middle how can i figure out how much water is in after i fill so i can figure out what size pump and filter i need. any advice will be helpful thank you


06:28PM | 06/11/03
Member Since: 06/09/03
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Roughly 300 gallons.


02:01AM | 06/12/03
Member Since: 01/14/03
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There's just about 7.5 gallons in a cubic foot. So...if you figure your pond is 14' long by 7' wide with an average depth of, say 2', then your volume would be...

14' x 7' x 2' x 7.5gal./c.f. = 1,470 gallons.

Round it off and you're talking about 1,500 gallons.

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