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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.
Article Posted: 01/31/2019 11:47:03 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.
Article Posted: 01/22/2019 10:11:02 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.
Article Posted: 01/15/2019 10:25:02 AM
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Article Posted: 01/03/2019 12:09:24 PM
In the wide world of waterfalls, there are many approaches to construction. However, creating the most natural looking waterfall possible is always the bottom line. Below you'll find a list of tips that should help make the design and construction go a little smoother. Hopefully, saving you time and frustration.
Article Posted: 11/20/2018 01:33:26 PM
Aeration is a vital component in the health of your pond, and it's important to understand and recognize the benefits. This email will highlight specific key points and how they function to improve the overall ecosystem of your pond and/or lake.
Article Posted: 11/09/2018 11:30:31 AM
Eventually, your submersible pump is going to drop in performance as you'll generally notice when the waterfall flow begins to lessen. For the most part, it's not a direct issue with the pump itself but rather debris blocking the intake.
Article Posted: 11/02/2018 01:09:09 PM
Fall is the best season for clean-ups and clean-outs. Fish are at their healthiest and can better handle any transition during this time. With cold weather quickly approaching, it's important to know how to prepare for the harsh winter.
Article Posted: 10/31/2018 09:42:32 AM
Will a UV light interfere with bacteria?
Article Posted: 10/13/2017 03:53:58 PM
When dosing, add to an area with good circulation.
Article Posted: 10/13/2017 03:46:05 PM
This is best thing to put down, and it will save you a lot of headaches in the long run.
Article Posted: 10/04/2017 11:32:24 AM
If the rock doesn't want to sit on its own already, no matter what you put on there, it's always going to be subject to movement.
Article Posted: 10/04/2017 11:23:01 AM
Fertilizing your aquatic plants will ultimately maximize the overall health and beauty of each plant.
Article Posted: 09/18/2017 03:32:09 PM
Keep in mind, algae does have benefits, as it is a growing plant.
Article Posted: 09/15/2017 03:17:34 PM
If you're seeing a bubbling or foaming on the surface of the pond, more often at the base of your waterfall - this generally means there is an excess of proteins or dissolved organics in the water.
Article Posted: 09/15/2017 02:47:51 PM
If debris is left to build, the netting can easily become weighted down, ultimately collapsing into the pond.
Article Posted: 09/15/2017 02:05:37 PM
A check valve, or one-way valve is a valve that allows water to flow in only one direction, preventing flow from reversing.
Article Posted: 09/15/2017 01:30:12 PM
To start, you'll need 3 measurements. Length, width and average depth. These measurements must be made in feet.
Article Posted: 09/15/2017 12:26:44 PM
Koi and goldfish are just fine without food if you;;ll be gone for a few days. But, if you'll be gone for an extended period, 1-2 weeks, you should have someone take care of it.
Article Posted: 09/12/2017 03:53:34 PM
These foods are high carbohydrate percentage foods, lesser amounts of protein and are more easily digested in the colder weather.
Article Posted: 09/06/2017 06:16:24 PM