How to Safely Use Water Treatments in a Fish Pond

Water Treatments for Fish Ponds

Your fish pond is the focal point and life force of your yard. Summertime can bring worries to a pond owner of how to keep water clear and balances as green water tries to take over the home of your fish. Water treatments are often suggested to bring water back into balance, but is this really safe if you have fish in your pond? Read more How to Safely Use Water Treatments in a Fish Pond

Top Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer is here and it is time for barbecues, family trips, and fun in the sun. Ponds in the summer are a bit of a different story. They are experiencing high nutrient loads and too much sun. Here is your guide to combat these problems and get back to all of the fun activities you have planned. Read more Top Summer Maintenance Tips

How to Prevent Green Water in Your Lake

Before and After Green Water

As summer months are warming up, it is the time to enjoy the outdoors. Wake up early for a calm morning by the dock, enjoy a round of golf with friends, or gather around the lake for an evening with family. A lake brings beauty to so many summer activities, so we want to help you maintain your lake by preventing algae growth and avoiding unsightly green water. Read more How to Prevent Green Water in Your Lake

Which Water Treatments Should I Use?

 

Water Treatments

Maintaining a pond when it comes to water treatments can see daunting at first. There are a lot of options out there, and you certainly don’t want to be using anything in excess or a product to solve a different problem than the one you maybe experiencing. This quick guide will match you with the product that you should be using based on what your are wanting to achieve from your pond. Read more Which Water Treatments Should I Use?

What Is Your Fish Eating?

Fish Food

The importance of balanced fish food is a high priority to any pond owner with fish. Fish food contains a variety of ingredients that that have been combined with purpose of helping different aspects of your fish thrive. Below are charts to show what ingredients are in the pond boss® naturals Color Enhancing Fish Food and the pond boss® naturals Staple Fish Sticks respectively. Read more What Is Your Fish Eating?

5 Things to Consider When Adding Fish to Your Pond

Fish Pond

Adding fish to your pond can bring an added level of enjoyment from your pond. Fish bring beauty and excitement to what is already a focal point of your yard. Fish like any other pet bring some added responsibility, and here are our top 5 things to consider when considering adding fish to your pond. Read more 5 Things to Consider When Adding Fish to Your Pond

The 411 on Beneficial Bacteria

Beneficial Bacteria

The use of beneficial bacteria is a safe natural way to help reduce harmful bacteria and improve oxygen levels in your lake.  Since bacteria compete for the same food source, using a concentrate of beneficial bacteria will help in reducing unwanted bacteria levels.  In addition, all lakes have a continuous nutrient load from fish, decaying plant matter, and/or rainwater runoff.  It is difficult at times for all this matter to be decomposed in a lake quickly enough to avoid murky water, foul smells, and algae blooms.  The beneficial bacteria helps to digest all of the added nutrients, leaving you with nothing but fresh smelling, clean, and clear water.  pond boss PRO has a beneficial bacteria maintenance program that is simple and effective called The Block™. Read more The 411 on Beneficial Bacteria

How to Pick the Right Waterfall Pump for Your Pond

Pick the Right Waterfall Pump

Knowing how to select the correct waterfall pump for your pond can be a difficult task.  There are several variables to consider, but this post will help make your selection simpler with 4 steps.  You will need to know 4 factors when selecting a waterfall pump: the width of the waterfall, the water flow you would like, the height the waterfall will sit above the rest of the pond, and the distance from your pump to the top of the waterfall. Read more How to Pick the Right Waterfall Pump for Your Pond

Add Aeration to Your Pond with a Waterfall

Aeration is a key component to any water feature.  Aeration is the introduction of dissolved oxygen into the water.  It is simple to identify if aeration is being introduced to your pond.  Do you notice bubbles on the surface of your water from a fountain nozzle or waterfall?  If not, it is time to consider how you would like to add aeration to your pond. Read more Add Aeration to Your Pond with a Waterfall

The Benefits of Registering Your Product

Product Registration

We specialize in premium quality water gardening products to create, maintain, and enhance your pond, fountain, or water feature. This means that when you purchase a pond boss® product, you are getting something that we stand behind as a quality product, and that is why product registration is so important. Product registration is a simple as 1, 2, 3 all we need to know is a little bit able your product, your water feature, and you, everything is included online on this easy to complete form. Read more The Benefits of Registering Your Product