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I am building a pond and need to convert the cubic dimensions into gallons in order to know what size fountain pump to purchase. My pond is 1 foot deep x eight feet long x three feet wide. How many gallons will it hold? Scott |
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Hi Scott, My dictionary says that there are 231 cubic inches in a gallon so the first calculation to make is to convert all the dimensions to inches. Since there are 12 inches in a foot, your pond is
Thus the volume is
Since there are 231 cubic inches in a gallon this is
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