Suggestions on plants/fish for my first pond
Hey, I've never set-up a pond before, but I'm planning on creating a small container pond this Summer. I live in New York, so this will only be a Summer-time project. I'm not looking to raise Koi or grow lily pads or anything like that. I'm mainly interested in growing some stem plants for their emersed growth and flowers. Although, I am also interested in keeping a few interesting bog plants or something like that that you wouldn't normally see in an aquarium. I'm thinking of breeding endlers or some other small fish like that in there as well, not sure yet. As this will be my first pond, any suggestions for flora/fauna will be greatly appreciated, thanks!