New to patio ponds, have questions

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    Lynn Sweeney
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    I want to use some ceramic planters for a couple of patio ponds. They have a drainage hole in the bottom. Does anyone have experience patching and waterproofing these? Planning to use some type of cement and I do need to know what type of paint or coating do I need to ensure they are watertight? Thanks so much. 20200301_113349

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    Jonathan Taylor
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    My wife has an outdoor fountain in one of these.   The sides are already watertight due to the ceramic glazing.  So far, I’ve not noticed any leaking from the bottom which I think is unglazed.  I sealed the hole in the bottom by gluing a small piece of plastic over the hole from the inside and then flipping it over and filling the hole with epoxy resin.  So far that has worked.  Probably over-engineered. 🙂

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