This is something like what I had in mind for the pond - languid fish swimming leisurely through the murky depths. But it may be that they are struggling to stay within the confines of the pond and not shoot out through the large holes!
Seen from the outside and with the scriber and surrounds finished, things don't look quite so bad.
At the bottom centre you can see one of the dessicated seedlings my avian friends have plucked from the earth with their cruel beaks. The path is covered with debris and the two survivors are very fortunate - perhaps they will be not so lucky next time.