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Construction of the pond

This is what the area and the dug out hole first looked like:

I hauled in about 400 kg of big rocks for the construction:

All those rocks turned out to be a popular hide-out for the ferrets:

The bottom of the hole is cleaned from any shark objects like stones and roots to make a smooth surface:

Since the pond is so shallow I dug out a deeper hole for the pump:

A string and a spirit level are useful tools to find out where the water line will be when constructing a pond in several levels:

Constructing the edge:

Edges that will carry a lot of weight, i.e. heavy rocks that can be stepped on, are re-inforced with concrete and fitted with a protective liner:

For the entire bottom of the pond I used two layers of PVC liner with a protective sheet in between;