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    Burd Pond Scum

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    hello, I recently moved and acquired a Patio Pond, I need some help.
     
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    You've come to the right place! There are a lot of very knowledgeable folks here willing to help. Tell us a bit about your pond...how big, any fish, plants, your filter, etc. Pictures can help, too. What kind of help do you need?
     
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    Well, no filter, just an aerator, it's your basic small black plastic one, first all the frogs died over the winter.
    Do I put something in the bottom?
    Is it ok to top off with fresh water?
     
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    Welcome and first you may need to get a pump with at least a built in foam filter .You may need to clean it everyday but for now it should work .If you have city water it needs treated with declor of some sorts or brand .Not sure where you live but a thermometer would help also to know the water temps. and a water test kit if you have fish .
     
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    Welcome :)
     
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    There's a waterfall too, it does have a pump, I had it on for a few days last year and i was loosing water, I need to seal around the outlet. I'll post some pics, photobucket works?
    What kind of filter would I get for that. ?
     
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    Hi and welcome. Sorry about your frogs! Do you know if anything was different this year versus previous years? Did the previous owner use a heater of some sort or anything else to help the frogs out in the winter?
     
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    We took all the slate out for cleaning Saturday, it was dirty in there, two toads were still sleeping in it. Lol. I want to silicone the PVC tube before I put the rock back on. Maybe that will take care if the water loss.
     
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    I don't know about a heater. They didn't give any info on the pond at all.
     
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    make sure the waterfall is not leaking also .Is this a liner pond or preformed .
     
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    Plastic liner type.
     
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    sissy sissy

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    there are different kinds like pvc and epdm and then the preforms that are sold at lowes and other places .
     
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    I'll go out and take some pics.
     
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    nope says error
     
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    They didn't work. Photo Bucket doesn't work here?
     
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    It should ask the moderator why I have picture studio on my puter so upload from there .
     
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    pond is preformed and line for water fall looks like epdm liner .It would be easy to build a filter into that
     
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