After over a year of researching I am about a month away from breaking ground on my first pond. Approx size 6x12 and about 3ft deep. Going with a skippy filter feeding a waterfall/short steam into pond. I'm still considering building my own skimmer to keep cost down but we will see. I do want to ensure my electrical bill doesn't jump too high. I know the pump needs to run 24/7 but what about a uv light? Should it run full time as well or would it be ok to run part of the day to not use too much electricity. Maybe I am over analyzing it lol.