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 ...
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 […]
Tired of Algae?!?! Control it now!!!
Kill String Algae NOW! Your algae in your pond is growing out of control and its’ a making you crazy right?! Time to kick it up a notch! Many ponds seem to struggle with algae growing out of control, it’s on the waterfalls,growing in the pond, stuck to rocks, it’s a nightmare. You scoop […]
8 Healthy Koi Snacks for the Summer
H/T Aquascape Inc. Veterinarians warn you not to feed table scraps to your pets. But did you know that koi are the exception to this rule? Sure, you can spend money on fancy fish treats at the store, but in reality those treats are typically basic fish food packaged in a different shape. Why not […]
Amazon Affiliate Pond Pumps
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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 […]
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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