Building a frontyard small fishless pond, worried about mosquitoes.


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Hi guys!

I'm completely new to pond construction, all of my limited knowledge comes from youtube and reading.

I am planning a very small fishless pond in my frondyard, the volume of the pond is 150 litres (40 gallons), I'm going to use this preformed pond:
I'm planning a small waterfall which I'll build myself because I didn't like the preformed ones.

And I'm planning to use a pump+filter with uv such as this one:
Hoping it will be enough to push water to the waterfall and keep the water clean.

My questions is: shall I be worried about mosquito larva in such a pond? if not, should I use chlorine or mosquito dunk?

Also, any recommendations or tips would be extremely welcome.
 
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With that size pump (1000 LPH) in a 150 litre pond it will turn your pond over approximately
7 times every hour.
There should be no worries about mosquito's with that amount of water flow.
Mosquito's prefer standing water to lay their eggs.
 
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With that size pump (1000 LPH) in a 150 litre pond it will turn your pond over approximately
7 times every hour.
There should be no worries about mosquito's with that amount of water flow.
Mosquito's prefer standing water to lay their eggs.

Excellent to hear that! thank you.
 

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welcome and mosquito control is as easy as the dunks you can buy or just plain peroxide added to the water with salt to help keep it clean and sparkling
 
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