How to  Beat the Heat - Summer Pond Health How to Beat the Heat - Summer Pond Health Now that summer has arrived, there are a few things to be monitor in order to keep your pond from becoming a hot, unhealthy mess.
Webb's Exclusive Offers: FREE Shipping and Discount Code View for details
Main Banner
Webb's Pond Resources
Location
Home / Webb's Pond Resources / How-To Articles / How to Beat the Heat - Summer Pond Health

How to Beat the Heat - Summer Pond Health

How to Beat the Heat - Summer Pond Health

Now that summer has arrived, there are a few things to be monitor in order to keep your pond from becoming a hot, unhealthy mess.

Clean your pond

Plants will keep the pond temperature down and provide necessary shade for the fish. A good rule of thumb is to provide coverage of approximately 50% of the pond's surface. One thing you probably didnít know is that fish can get sunburned. So be mindful of inadequate coverage if your pondís shallow.

Clean your pond

Circulation should be constant. Adding an aerator will provide additional oxygen. Keep in mind that waterfalls, and even fountains play a huge part in the oxygenating the pond. Keep everything running 24/7.

Clean your pond

Donít overfeed your fish. Feed only once a day and only what they can consume in 5 minutes. If water temperatures reach 85 and above, discontinue feeding. Fish canít metabolize at temperatures that high.

Use these tips to help keep your pond healthy in the heat. The bottom line is - let your fish and plants do the talking. Theyíll tell you if somethingís wrong. Iím Joe from webbsonline.

Article Posted: 07/12/2017 11:16:11 AM

Shop Our Store for These Items

Related Articles

TOP 3 SPRING START UP TIPS for your POND

With spring right around the corner, it is time to get a little maintenance done on your pond.

Article Posted: 04/13/2017 02:14:24 PM

How To: How to Treat Tea Colored Pond Water

There's only one thing worse than green water - and that's tea colored or brown water. Often times, the end fall, beginning of winter brings with it discolored water.

Article Posted: 02/08/2017 09:00:03 AM

How To: Cleaning Pond Water - Barley Straw Treatment

The use of barley dates back to the treatment of acre farm ponds hundreds of years ago. Today, it's still widely used, and quite popular. Used as a natural water treatment and conditioning aid, the treatment process is actually quite interesting.

Article Posted: 02/08/2017 09:00:01 AM

Top Winter Pond Tips

If you choose to run your pump during the winter, and it's powering a waterfall, it's important to monitor for ice dams. These are ice accumulations that can occur at the base of your waterfall during freezing conditions.

Article Posted: 02/08/2017 09:00:00 AM

Spring Start Up Tips

All tips on in this article should be scrutinized for their application to your individual needs. Everything you need to start your pond up for the spring.

Article Posted: 12/25/2016 04:48:27 PM

Fish Disease & Treatment

The chart in this article is to be used as a guide in diagnosing fish disease. Do not use this information as professional advice. If in doubt, please consult a professional. Please follow all directions on medications exactly as instructed on product.

Article Posted: 12/25/2016 04:48:27 PM

Testing Water Quality

In order to succeed at keeping fish, ensure that you are providing the best water conditions possible. Too often, disease and death among fish is a result of bad water quality. The following are water quality parameters that you must adhere to in order to be successful.

Article Posted: 12/25/2016 04:48:27 PM

Join Us on Facebook
Banner Adverts
Same Day Shipping
Deal of the day
Free Shipping 39 June 2017
PayPal Banner
Recent Articles

Top 3 Winter Tips For Your Pond

01/31/2019 11:47:03 AM: Ice Dams- if you choose to run your pump during the winter, and it's powering a waterfall, it's important to monitor for ice dams. These are ice accumulations that can occur at the base of your waterfall during freezing conditions. So, as the pump runs, water has the opportunity to roll over this ice and ultimately out of the pond. Draining your pond. Which, can cause fish loss and ultimately pump failure.

The Pond Insider - Filtration

01/22/2019 10:11:02 AM: Filtration is a key element to mostly every clear and healthy pond. When choosing a filter, it's best to decide based on pond size and fish load. Ponds with heavy fish loads will obviously have more debris, so with those ponds you will want to consider oversizing filtration. Remember, you can never have too much.

Train Your Koi To Hand Feed

01/15/2019 10:25:02 AM: The sounds of a cascading waterfall and birds singing. Not a cloud in the sky. The sun is shining and you're resting by the pond feeding your koi. What could be better than this? How about actually hand feeding them! Follow the few easy steps below and your koi will be eating from the palm of your hand in no time.

Laguna Pond Netting

01/10/2019 11:02:34 AM: Laguna Protective Pond Netting protects valuable koi and goldfish from predators, plus it keeps leaves and other debris out of the pond - protecting submerged circulating pumps from becoming clogged and reducing overall pond maintenance. The black netting material blends naturally in the water garden and comes complete with ground stakes to secure it in place.

Login Status
Webb's Water Gardens
Your Cart
Your Cart: Empty
Quick Store Search
Browse
Online Store Search
© 1981-2019 Webb's Water Gardens, all rights reserved worldwide.
Software: Kryptronic eCommerce, Copyright 1999-2019 Kryptronic, Inc. Exec Time: 0.098666 Seconds Memory Usage: 10.404472 Megabytes
Kryptronic