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Re: fountain question

So, how the heck does one get to the pump if it is under a grid covered 
with rocks?


Donna wrote:

>It will always get clogged. You can add a sponge or
>similiar cage type thing around the pump so it doesn't
>totally block the water flow (sponge doesn't work as
>well as cage type thing).. but the bottom line is --
>you still have to clean them.
>--- Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
>>Ok- this question is for anyone who has a
>>We are thinking of putting in a fountain in the back
>>near a patio we are 
>>building.  My question is how do you keep the pump
>>from getting clogged 
>>up with gunk (dust, stuff from the trees etc) that
>>falls into the 
>>fountain base?  I have images of having to dismantle
>>the fountain to 
>>clean out the pump way too often to keep is running.
>>Any fountain building advise??
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