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7 Steps to Protect Your Pond Fish During Extreme Heat

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 [...]

7 Steps to Protect Your Pond Fish During Extreme Heat2021-05-26T02:07:38+00:00

How To Find a Leak in a Pond

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 [...]

How To Find a Leak in a Pond2021-04-29T16:04:04+00:00

Bottom Drain Science and Popularity on the Rise

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 [...]

Bottom Drain Science and Popularity on the Rise2021-04-21T23:29:15+00:00

5 Things to Know about Koi

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 [...]

5 Things to Know about Koi2021-03-24T21:15:33+00:00

What Type of Pond is Right For You?

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. [...]

What Type of Pond is Right For You?2021-03-31T17:50:35+00:00

What we do…

Blue Thumb manufactures equipment & supplies to help you install & maintain ponds, waterfalls, and fountains easier.

Who We Help…

The short answer is anyone interested in water features! The longer answer is our focus is on assisting professional installers, landscapers, designers, architects, retail stores, and distributors market, sell, and install water features easier. But we’ll always do our best to serve homeowners with their requests too.