The bird bath is now equipped with a ½" hose that goes through a hole in a rock and comes out the top end. The pump is too strong. Even though it says I can adjust it, I can't seem to do that and make the outflow less. As with any attempt to move water in a small container, it splashes out.
It looks pretty……for a little while until the water level gets too low and the pump starts sucking air. I bought a 300 gph LIttle Giant pump because the little pumps for little fountains last about 3 months and then die.
The few visiting birds have had a drink out of the birdbath, but so far none has ventured in. They are probably scared to death by the Niagara sized waterfall rushing out of that hole.
I will keep filling the little washtub for a few days until I figure out how to do it better. I suspect I have to make the container bigger and the rock with the hole in it bigger even if it means drilling a hole through a larger rock.
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