Habitat - Outdoor :: Future outside pond

Ponds and other outdoor enclosures.

Post Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2022 9:46 am   Future outside pond

Hi everyone!

I have a slider who is four years old. Next year I might move to a house with an outdoor area and I would like to build a pond. Can you recommend any books, websites... with information on the subject?

Thank you!
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Post Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2022 4:43 pm   Re: Future outside pond

Probably the best thing to do is check with the local reptile/herp group and see what they do. If this new location has freezing winters and/or very warm summers, you are looking at a much deeper pond. You'll need to consider some barriers to provide protection and prevent escape. And with a pond filter, you'll need to add some protection around the intake. The rest is up to your imagination!
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