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How can I set up a soil-free terrarium in a fish bowl?

I have an unused fish bowl lying around. I am keen on building a terrarium, which can include pebbles, rocks and other 'macro-stones' if you will, but not soil. I personally find soil quite icky to ...
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Solar pump for a fountain 36" water height [closed]

I am looking for a solar-powered pump capable of driving the water 36" height (and a couple of feet sideways) to retrofit an existing fountain. I see lots of pumps with solar panels but they can'...
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Cleaning the outside of a black concrete fountain

I have a black concrete fountain which has white buildup,like salt,on the outside. Does anyone know what I can use to remove the white and return the fountain to original black colour?
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How should I protect a buried fountain reservoir from freezing?

I have a buried fountain reservoir that cannot easily be protected from rainwater. It soon fills and at some point this winter will freeze over. Is there anything I can put in it that will prevent it ...
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How do I keep mosquitos out of my fountain?

I found lots of mosquito larvae in my fountain. How can I get rid of them? A local store has the doughnut thingies but they are expensive. I'd prefer a homemade solution if possible. I tried ...
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