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10 Things You Must Know About Ponds

Anyone planning to put a pond in a backyard should follow these tips.

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Photo 7 of 10Make a commitment to maintenance.

Tip #7(7 of 10)

Make a commitment to maintenance. There are no maintenance-free ponds. A small pond is actually a lot more difficult to take care of than a larger one. The more water you have in the system, the more nature is able to take over and regulate the environment. Fish need to be fed daily, and pump filters need to be changed or cleaned.

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