Pond Care

Top 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...
What Is Your Fish Eating?
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.  The most...
5 Things to Consider When Adding Fish to Your 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...
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...
Fish Feeding Guide as Temperatures Increase
As temperatures begin to rise, the water surface of your pond is beginning to thaw, and it is time to look forward to more fish activity.  Fish bring so much life to any pond, but caring for fish throughout the...
How to Size Your Pond
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...
Spring Maintenance Tips & Tricks
Spring is a great time of year to enjoy outdoor activities, and the subtle sights and sounds of moving water add a beautiful background to all you have planned outdoors.  You will want to make sure your pond, fish, and...
7 Things You Need Before Building a Pond
Spring is just around the corner, and it is a great time to consider adding a new pond so you will be able to enjoy it all year long.  Here are a few things you need to get ready for...
How to Create a Pond Maintenance Log
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...
February Pond Maintenance Tips and Tricks
As winter is drawing near its close and spring is just in sight, it is time to consider what maintenance steps you should be considering for your pond. Some warmer climates might even be ready to reopen ponds for the...
Heaters vs. Aerators? Which one do I use during a Pond Freeze
Pay attention to your pond water’s temperatures, this will be the best way to tell which pond decorations and accessories you will need for your backyard pond maintenance.
How to Prepare Your Pond for a Freeze
  Every season brings different perks as well as challenges to a pond owner. In the fall, pond maintenance means getting ready for freezing weather. There are several reasons for this. When temperatures drop, pond water features could be damaged...
Keep Your Pond Running Throughout the Winter — To a Point
Since many ponds across the US and Canada are susceptible to freezing during the winter months, pond owners are encouraged to practice proper backyard pond maintenance in order to protect them from damage caused by the freezing temperatures. Even the...
What Do I Do When My Pond Freezes Over?
Since many lakes and ponds across the US and Canada are susceptible to freezing during the winter months, pond owners are encouraged to practice proper backyard pond maintenance in order to protect them from damage caused by the freezing temperatures. Even the...
Enjoy Your Pond More This Fall
It’s fall. The season brings relief from the heat of summer. Leaves change colors. Other plants start to go dormant. For those that own a pond, fall brings a new perspective and a new maintenance opportunity. This season is prime...
Autumn Tips for Maintaining Pond Pumps and Filters
Few things in nature bring such fleeting, vibrant beauty as fall leaves. While beautiful to look at, seeing trees change color also reminds pond owners that it’s time to think about keeping leaves out of their pond pumps and filters. This fall,...
Filtration Systems and Products for Ponds with Fish
If you are a pond owner and want your water to be clear and your fish to stay healthy, then it all comes down to choosing the right filtration systems. Since all ponds are different, there is not a one-size-fits-all...
Fish Pond Maintenance: Four Easy Steps
Ponds can be the most beautiful thing in your yard. The amount of fun and relaxation a pond can provide has been a favorite point among pond owners. Watching fish swim or the pleasure of having it as a backdrop...
Choosing the Right Aquatic Plants for Your Backyard Pond
Aquatic plants are essential in creating a healthy backyard pond ecosystem. They work to add beauty to any backyard setting and have many other benefits too.Did you know that aquatic_plants comprise up to 90% of the life that exists in...
What Role Do Plants Play in A Healthy Pond Ecosystem?
Achieving and maintaining a healthy pond ecosystem is all but impossible without the help of pond plants and the right products or equipment. Aquatic vegetation provides biological filtration that helps remove everything from nitrogen to ammonia, and they also provide...