The only requirement ducks have is water deep enough for them to submerge their whole head. They need to keep their mucous membranes moist so having clean water available at all times is really important.
What do ducks like in a pond?
Clear water encourages aquatic plants, aquatic snails and several aquatic insects, which are primary foods of migratory ducks.
How do you keep ducks in your pond?
Use Natural Décor: Add some half-submerged logs, overhanging shelves, marsh grasses and marginals, aquatic plants and brush piles to your landscape. Add Some Decoys: A duck decoy pair floating quietly on your pond will attract the attention of the real-life things.
When should I put ducks in my pond?
Wait until the young ducks have grown their first adult plumage before preparing them for release. Transfer the ducks to a large pond in a high, covered outdoor enclosure for at least two weeks prior to release.