Pond Myth#19: The more filtration the better the pond.
Believe it or not, you can over-filter a pond. That's right. Tight filter pads in your skimmer pick up the smallest particles of debris, causing you to be cleaning the filtering mechanism out constantly. Now remember, we're not talking about drinking water here. What we are talking about is water clarity and water that's healthy for your fish. Fish in the wild certainly don't swim around in bottled water. If you can see a dime on the bottom of the pond, then the water clarity is just right for your fish and filtering past that is overkill and will create headaches, not eliminate them.
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