Archive of the Category 'Pond News'

Aquascape Tips for a Low Maintenance Pond

Tuesday, April 19th, 2022

Keeping pond water clean and clear is the basis for a healthy pond that requires little maintenance. Fortunately, it’s relatively easy to create a proper pond environment that benefits your fish and plants. Follow our not-so-secret steps to ensure a naturally-balanced, low maintenance pond throughout the year! Filtration Should Be Top of MindMore often than […]

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Winter Maintenance

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Here’s a great video from Aquascape: To shut your pond down, first unplug your pump and pull it out of the water along with the check valve. Clean the scale and debris from the pump. Next, store the pump in a frost-free location, submerged in a bucket of water. If you have fish, a small […]

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Catch a Falling Leaf!

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Autumn brings beautiful colors and changes to your garden landscape. Though falling leaves look pretty floating on the surface of the pond, eventually they will sink to the bottom and affect your water quality. As leaf matter decomposes, the balance of your water changes and can become toxic for your fish. Netting your pond is […]

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Preparing Your Pond for Cooler Temperatures

Monday, September 16th, 2019

From the experts at Aquascape When fall comes knocking at the door, many people breathe a sigh of relief with the arrival of cooler temperatures and less muggy days. Autumn is a beautiful season for enjoying your pond or waterfall, but there are a few things that need your attention to ensure your fish and […]

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A User-Friendly Guide to Fixing Pond Leaks

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Thanks to Aquascape Pros for this helpful article This is the time of year to enjoy the delights of your pond. But after a long winter, you might start to notice a slight drop in water level and wonder if have a leak in your pond. In this article we will explain how to identify […]

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GFCI Safety Info

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Electricity and Water Don’t Mix – Following the Proper Safety Measures is a Must –Written by Joe Holz, International Sales Manager at Kasco Marine A GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) is a device designed to sense and shut off power (trip) when electrical current takes an alternate path to ground (leakage current). These devices save […]

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A Pond for All Seasons

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Our website displays the tag line “Creating tranquility and balance in your own backyard.” We have helped hundreds of customers do just that! Here are the key factors to ensure a naturally-balanced, low maintenance pond throughout the year. Circulation: Make sure your pond pump is the correct size for your pond and waterfall. A pump […]

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Tips for a Healthy Summertime Pond

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Reprinted from Aquascape The beauty and joy of a pond makes summer more memorable and relaxing! Make sure your water feature is healthy and functioning optimally throughout the warmer months. When water temperature rises above 80 degrees this summer, it’s important to keep a few things in mind. Health of Your Pond Fish Keep an […]

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Tips for Planting Your Pond

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Reprinted from Aquascape From colorful water lilies that dance on the pond’s surface to aquatic Forget-Me-Nots that hug the edges of your water garden, it’s the amazing pond plants that put the “garden” in “water garden.” You can apply many of the same tips and guidelines you use to create your terrestrial flower beds. Things […]

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A Challenge for the PondMeister

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

A customer recently posed an interesting question: how to cover an unsightly area where there was an old diving board and a power box. The area looked like this: The Pondmeister accepted the design challenge! He suggested using an Aquascape Patio Pond to cover the diving board area and a faux log cover for the electrical […]

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