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Do Solar Pond Pumps Work?

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Do solar pond pumps work? Yes! And they are easy to build, too. This guide covers the basic principles for building a pond with a solar powered pump. It also showcases a few pictures and YouTube videos of real DIY solar powered ponds.

Solar fountains are pumps powered by the energy of the sun. Their construction is not rocket science and anyone with any skill level can make them operate in a jiffy. All you need to do is connect wires from the PV module to the wires of the DC motor pump and you are done. Now all that is required is the sun. Place it in an area with bright sunlight and it works!

Solar Pond Pump Kits

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

If you are looking for a solar pond pump to replace your existing pump, or simply to add a new water feature to your pond, then you’ll need to be sure that the solar pond pump, solar panel, and batteries are all properly sized to one another. There are many solar pond pump kits on the market to simplify this process, but many of the cheaper kits are not necessarily properly sized.