Fall is undoubtedly a great time to enjoy your pond. With mild temperatures and the beautiful colors with the leaves changing, being outdoors during this season is a high priority for so many. Being out by the pond adds an extra excitement to your pond. It is a great time to enjoy all of your hard work this spring and summer through the maintenance and any additions you have made. Plus, all of those beautifully colored trees makes for some awesome reflections on the surface of the water. Here are our tips to make sure you are making the most out of your pond this fall. Read more The 411 on Ponds in Fall
Lake Management can be a time consuming and constantly monitored project, but it does not have to be. Whether you have one lake or management a business to help others with their property’s lakes, pond boss PRO is here to help you. The best lake maintenance requires a combination of key components to keep a healthy and balanced ecosystem. The two main factors are aeration and water treatments. Water treatments range from a wide variety of options each designed to target and treat potential or present problems in a lake’s water quality, clarity, and balance. Read more Lake Management Is Made Easy with The Block™
From the years 2005 to 2015 the United Nations call upon the world for an international decade of action call “Water for Life” to highlight the importance of water quality at the time and for years to come. They outline the need for change as “Declining water quality has become a global issue of concern as human populations grow, industrial and agricultural activities expand, and climate change threatens to cause major alterations to the hydrological cycle”. Out of this campaign, August was designated as Water Quality month. Read more Water Quality Month
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
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?
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
Here is the guide of all you need to know about sizing your pond. This information will come in handy from building a pond and picking out the right liner and pump, knowing how many fish to add to your pond, to how much of a water treatment to use. Read more How to Size Your Pond
It is time to be thinking about a reopening your pond to enjoy for the warmer seasons. This time of year is great for being outdoors. We want to help make sure that enjoyment last throughout the year, and maintenance log can help you make sure you keep pond water balanced and healthy to stop problems before they even start. Read more How to Create a Pond Maintenance Log