ABOUT SWIMMING PONDS
Natural or artificial swimming pool; an explanation and the advantages and disadvantages
Many books have been written about ecological swimming ponds or natural swimming pools and a lot of information can be found on the Internet, so on this page we limit ourselves to the names we use with a simple explanation and the most important advantages and disadvantages of each type.
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Natural swimming pond
It is usually built in a more or less oval shape with natural rounded shapes and has vertical walls. The water is pumped by an energy-efficient, ecologically sound pump through a plant filter, which is planted with a selected variety of water plants that grow in the lava stones.
Natural swimming pool with plant filter
The only difference between a natural swimming pool and a swimming pond is the shape; the natural swimming pool has rectangular shapes and is usually elongated. Furthermore, the construction and technical operation almost the same as a swimming pond and this causes some confusion about the naming: natural swimming pond or natural pool.
Natural swimming pool with biofilter
In this natural pool, a bio-filter is used instead of a plant filter to clean the water. This biofilter can also be combined with a small plant filter to liven up the natural pool.
Half traditional pool and half natural pool. In autumn, winter and spring, the hybrid pool works as a natural pool, usually with a plant filter, and in summer it is a traditional pool. To switch from a natural to a traditional pool, the plant filter is separated from the pool in summer by means of automatic valves and taps.