EPDM Pond Liner and its Chemical Compatibility Homeowners, including myself, are always looking for ways to save money and keep a few extra dollars in our pockets. Pond owners are no exception especially when it comes to maintenance. Although many of these pond owners are concerned about the health of their fish, when they [...]
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How to Choose Your Water Feature Kit Most people associate the soothing sounds of waterfalls and streams with relaxation and calm. There is nothing more peaceful than gazing out at a beautiful landscape with the sounds of nature surrounding you. You can easily bring that feeling of serenity into your own home or office [...]
There are so many water treatments on the market today, and everyone seems to recommend something different. So, what do you truly need to keep your pond clean and clear? There are 3 areas to keep clean in your pond: Water column: Keep the water column clean so that the water is clear. Pond [...]
Hot tamales and chili peppers might be a summer favorite for some. Still, warmer temperatures are enough to scare any fish and their owners into some air conditioning. As we feel the upcoming heatwaves, it is essential to keep tabs on your pond environment. During high heat spells, ponds battle heavy evaporation rates, increase [...]
How to Perform a Leak Test Most water gardens are considered "closed systems" because water is recirculating vs. constantly coming in and out. That means there are only a few ways water can actually escape. If you think your pond is leaking water, you can perform a leak test, which uses a process of [...]
Bottom Drain Science and Popularity on the Rise Despite popular belief, bottom drains are not just for pools. The growing popularity within the pond industry is leading to new standards for koi ponds and water garden pond installation. The pond maintenance requirements are drastically reduced along with koi health benefits being improved. Bottom drains [...]
5 Things to Know about Koi Koi, also known as Nishikigoi, are kept for ornamental purposes in outdoor ponds or water gardens. They are available in a variety of colors like yellow, orange, red, black, and white and can live up to 50 years. Size An average koi can grow [...]
What Type of Pond is Right For You? Consider a Pondless Water Feature! Are you thinking about installing a Koi Pond or Garden Pond, but unsure which is right for your property? Here are a few things to consider before you decide which type of pond is the right fit for your home. [...]