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Pond Maintenance Tips

Equipment List Pond maintenance is minimized when using skimmers and biological waterfall filters, but some weekly and seasonal pond care is still required. If you are a professional, you’ll want almost all of these tools to streamline your work. As a homeowner, you might still want to acquire these tools over time to improve your […]

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What is a Pondless Waterfall?

A Pondless Waterfall is simply a re-circulating waterfall or stream without the presence of a pond. Pondless waterfalls work by pumping water contained in a large, in-ground reservoir up and through the Waterfall Spillway, allowing the water to flow back down into the reservoir. This simple recirculation system requires very little maintenance, is easy to […]

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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 believ e 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 […]

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Clear Away Falling Snow

Snow is beautiful but can be hazardous to the pond.  If snow builds up, it can prevent sunlight from shining into the pond, which prevents plants from oxygenating the water. Snow can also disguise the pond’s location, making it dangerous for children and animals. They could break the ice and fall into the pond. It’s essential […]

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Pump Troubleshooting

  Before the season starts and we all get super busy, lets 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. […]

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