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How to Close Your Pond for Winter

How to Close Your Pond for WinterAs winter temperatures are beginning, it is time to start preparing your pond for winter.  The first thing to determine is what water temperatures you are anticipating in your area.  If you anticipate your pond to freeze solid or just the surface of your pond to freeze, your steps will be different. Read more How to Close Your Pond for Winter

Prepping for Closing Your Pond

Prepping for Closing Your PondAs cooler temperatures arrive, it is time to begin thinking about how to prepare for closing your pond for winter.  Depending on the region you live in and the temperatures you anticipate can alter the preparations you need to make before winter.  This information will focus on those areas which anticipate freezing temperatures, so if you do not anticipate this kind of weather, you can adjust your preparation needs.  Closing your pond is the process of winterizing your pond by preparing your pond pump, fish, and plants. Read more Prepping for Closing Your Pond

Feeding Your Fish as Temperatures Decline

Feeding Your Fish as Temperatures DeclineAs temperatures begin to decline, it is time to begin thinking about adjusting your fish feeding schedule.  As water temperatures cool, pond fish naturally adapt with the changing temperatures.  Their digestive systems are simple in structure, so it is best to adjust diets for them to help avoid sicknesses from over eating.  This water temperature guide is designed to help you determine the best care for your fish in the upcoming months.  If you do not have a way of determining water temperature, consider a floating pond thermometer. Read more Feeding Your Fish as Temperatures Decline

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

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

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