If you have a pond, you will need to know how to keep the water clean. Small fountains have recirculating pumps which makes keeping the water clean much easier. Regardless of pond or fountain, it is useful to have a basic understanding of how to keep the water clean and balanced.

The term “biological balance” simply means establishing a healthy eco­logical balance between plants, fish, and other aquatic life in the pond. Various factors affect ponds, includ­ing the size and depth, the amount of sunlight or shade, water tempera­ture, water movement, pollutants in the water, and the kind and number of plants and fish. Depending on how these factors affect your pond, it may take anywhere from several weeks to several months to achieve…



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