The 5 Part Recipe for Pond Success

The 5 Part Recipe to Pond Success!!! The 5-Part Recipe The five parts of a beautiful pond recipe are the foundations of an Aquascape Ecosystem Pond. Not only are the ...

Air Stone Maintenance

Reminder: be sure to check and change their air stones and diffusers if needed. Air stones tend to lose their effectiveness over time due to debris build-up and wear and ...

What Makes an Ecosystem Pond?

Ponds can be made various ways. Some are created with concrete, others with a simple pond liner. We believe in an ecosystem approach to the pondering lifestyle and use rocks ...

The 5 Part Recipe for Pond Success

The 5 Part Recipe to Pond Success!!! The 5-Part Recipe The five parts of a beautiful pond recipe are the foundations of an Aquascape Ecosystem Pond. Not only are the five elements the cornerstone of an ecosystem pond, understanding how and why they go together is the basis for successful pondering. 1 Rocks & Gravel: […]

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Amazon Affiliate Pond Pumps

Sunrise Aquatics Amazon Affiliate Links Links to some of our most popular products. Please use our links to help support our business. ShinMaywa Pumps ShinMaywa  Norus 3300 GPH 1/5HP Pond Waterfall Pump | 50CR2.15S ShinMaywa Norus 4800 GPH 1/3HP Pond Waterfall Pump | 50CR2.25S ShinMaywa Norus 5700 GPH 1/2HP Pond Waterfall Pump | 50CR2.4S  

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Air Stone Maintenance

Reminder: be sure to check and change their air stones and diffusers if needed. Air stones tend to lose their effectiveness over time due to debris build-up and wear and tear. Pro-Tip: If you suspect build-up, remove the air stone and soak in distilled white vinegar and baking soda for a couple of hours. Scrub […]

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What Makes an Ecosystem Pond?

Ponds can be made various ways. Some are created with concrete, others with a simple pond liner. We believe in an ecosystem approach to the pondering lifestyle and use rocks and gravels in our ponds, after installing underlayment and liner. Gravel provides much-needed surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow. The fish will graze on […]

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Creative Pond Edging Ideas

When designing and installing a pond of any size, it’s important to consider how you’ll tie the water feature into the surrounding landscape.When you see a pond sitting in the middle of a grassy expanse, it just doesn’t look quite right without creating some type of transition between the water and the landscape. It’s important […]

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Pump Troubleshooting

Before the season starts and we all get super busy, let’s take a quick look at troubleshooting an Aquasurge submersible pump. This is a horizontal pump with a black plastic body and a screened intake. They’re affordable, energy efficient, come with a 3-year warranty, and are used in both contractor and DIY installations. The way the […]

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