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Troubleshooting Pond Leaks

Troubleshooting Pond Leaks Step 1: Does The Pond Actually Have A Leak? Often, the new pond owner doesn’t realize how much water can evaporate from a pond during the dog days of summer. Most ponds typically lose 1” to1 1/2” inches of water each week. Contractors and homeowners down in the hot, arid southwest, such […]

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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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How to Design Your Pond

Deciding the location and design of your pond is the most important step in creating a beautiful water garden. A pond placed in a poor location of the landscape or a pond not fully thought out prior to installation can cause major headaches. Here at sunriseaquatics.com it would seem that we have experienced nearly every […]

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Your Pond Water Chemistry

Maintaining the health of fish and plants is directly related to the quality of the water in which they live and grow. Most people assume that because their tap water is clean and clear that it is suitable for fish and plants. This is a major misconception. Tap water is usually filled with chlorine and/or […]

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