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Floating pond plants float on top of the surface of pond water. Their leaves are usually visible as they rest on top of the water. Their roots usually are resting in the water, underneath the surface. These plants are unique because many of them derive most of their nutrients from the very water they are resting in. Many floating plants don't grow more quickly and easily than plants living underneath the water.
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A few days after one of the many torrential rainfalls we experienced this spring a customer called me for help with her leaking pond. “You must get out here quick,” she said. “The pond is going down every day. Pretty soon my fish will have no water at all!”