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Bead filters clean pond water by pumping the water in through a plastic chamber filled with thousands of plastic beads packed together. The water is pressed under the pressure of a pump and dirt particles remain stuck in the beads. The bead filter traps organic materials, dirt, and other debris.
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Pond filters are important, are even considered the heart of a pond, because they filter, aerate, and keep the pond water clear. Water garden filters are the key to water balance and water balance is the essence of clear water. A larger pump than you need may be better than a smaller pump. Leaves from a tree can contaminate the water feature and require a larger filter to do the job.
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It all depends. Do you have fish? If you do, are there any places on the surface of the pond that are completely still. If so, you need more. Do your fish hang out at the water return? If yes, you need more. Fish require oxygen in the water to breath. If the oxygen is depleted, the fish simply smother.
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Cleaning the pond in fall and/or early spring can be quite a chore. Many opt to have a professional do it. There are several factors that determine the price of a professional cleaning, not simply the size of the pond. Before a professional can give an accurate estimate for cleaning a pond, those factors have to be considered.