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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 9 of 10Winterize the pond.

Tip #9(9 of 10)

Winterize the pond. You wouldn't want to drain the pond because the rubber liner will dry out and crack. As long as the water is moving, it probably won't freeze solid. Fish will swim below the ice and remain there until spring.

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