Oberon, you are right. I bought the supplies yesterday to make Corsetiere's rings. Only difference I got see through plumbers pipe. My son says he doesn't think it will float. Store told me I could return it if it didn't. I amused 3 guys explaining what I was buying the stuff for.
They all said we want to see a pic if it works. Men in places like Lowe's all thing women are dumb. One way or the other I'll show them it's possible. Today I'm cleaning up plants and put some in my old floating island without rocks so as of yet it hasn't sunk. Also put in both ponds one of those shelters from predator's that have place for pot and plant in the center. I didn't put any plants in them just rocks in pots to hold them down. They can swim through them and I'm hoping it will occupy their time some.
Got to clean out bird feeders too. All this rain has gummed all the food up and they won't eat it. Got to think of a way to make a cover. I'm thinking garbage can lid mounted above the feeders. Fish food is in kept in sealed container but some of it got mildew also so I've had to throw that away too. Don't want to cause sick fish had plenty of that already.
Lord it's hot. When I finish working I'm going to jump into the pool.
Take care all and happy ponding.
Got to take a pic of a container a client gave me. It is beautiful and it's not cement cause I can pic it up easy. I'm thinking of putting just 1 plant in it as I don't really want to hide the inside bottom. It's tiled with koi in it. Beautiful.
Sounds neat. Don't know why it wouldn't float. You should have seen me picking out PVC, rebar and conduit to make trellis' for my climbing peas. The guy was actually very understanding and not at all condescending. Make a good suggestion to make less expensive elbows on the conduit.
Mine float fine, as the photos show.
But the large water lily enclosures don't actually have to float. Since they touch the bottom of the pond the tubing is really just there to give it some shape and support.