How to make a Bubble Fountain in a Pot

Article by Jamie Sanders

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Supplies Needed to make you own self contained bubbler fountain:

(you should be able to find all these items at your local big box hardware store or on Amazon)

  • Submersible pump
  • clear vinyl tubing (whatever size goes with your pump)
  • 1 small and one large waterproof pot w/ no drainage holes. (Plastic or the fake stone-looking pots)
  • something for the small pot to sit on (upside down pot, brick or a cinder block)
  • drill and bit
  • Several medium sized rocks
  • bag of pea gravel or small decorative river rock
  • clear waterproof silicone caulk/sealant
  • electrical supplies needed to splice the electrical cord

How to Make a Bubble Fountain in a Pot

It wasn’t easy putting instructions together since I didn’t get step by step photos of the project as it was happening, but the process is really simple.  I’m certain you can get the idea of what to do from the diagram below.

Instructions for the DIY Bubble Fountain:

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Step 1:  Cutting and splicing the electrical cord

Step 2:  Assembling the pots

Step 3: Making it pretty

Step 4:   Go to Jamie’s web site for the exact instructions:

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