Floating fountains can be a beautiful addition to small
ponds. In addition to providing a stunning display at all hours of the day,
they can help aerate and oxygenate water. A floating fountain can help your
water quality remain high, which is essential if you have a pond populated with
What You Need to Know
Floating fountains typically come with the appropriate pumps
to ensure that they work as intended. When you’re choosing a floating fountain,
look for specifications such as:
·Spray height and width. This can ensure that
you’re not getting too much fountain for your pond; remember that windy conditions
can affect the spray. Higher-spraying fountains will dissipate water over greater
·Spray pattern. Fountains’ spray patterns vary
based on the type of nozzle used, and while some create streamlined jets of
water, others create a cascading appearance.
·Cord lengths for power sources. Even in
fountains designed for small ponds, varying cord lengths are available.
·Light systems. While some floating fountains
come with built-in lighting systems, others do not. If your primary goal is
aeration, you may not need a fountain with lights. However, personal preference
dictates whether you’re purchasing a floating fountain for aesthetics, as well.