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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 8 of 10Practice energy efficiency.

Tip #8(8 of 10)

Practice energy efficiency. Solar-powered pumps won't use any electricity, but they'll have a weaker flow. Larger pumps draw a lot of electricity but are more dependable. If you have fish, plan on a higher electric bill. Ponds with fish have to be run constantly and should never be turned off.

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