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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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Setting expectations for patching a pond liner…

So you’ve found the hole in the liner. For many of you the next steps are obvious, but some will be new to this.  Let’s start with a quick tour of reasonable expectations: The liner patches we work with are most effective on EPDM rubber. If you didn’t build the pond and the liner has […]

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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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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 […]

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Pond Calculations

POND CALCULATIONS Charts and Conversions: Approximate Gallons of Water in a POND Length x Width x 80% x Avg. Depth x 7.48 = total gallons ***the basin takes up approximately 80% of the actual SQ. FT. Approximate Gallons of Water in a STREAM (Length x Width x .25 (Depth) x 7.48) = Gallons in the […]

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