Fall and Winter Pond Care

Pond water quality is usually at its best in the fall because of fewer water battles with algae. Fall is also the one time of year where your pond may need daily maintenance.

Falling Leaves

Prepare the pond for the autumnal leaf fall by purchasing a fine-meshed pond net. Remove leaves before they have […]

Aquascape Spring Cleanout How To

Nymphaea ‘Scarlet Flame’ Named 2012 Collector’s Aquatic Plant of the Year

The International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (IWGS) recently announced the 2012 Collector’s Aquatic Plant of the Year: Nymphaea ‘Scarlet Flame’. Shown above, this beautiful day-blooming tropical water lily was introduced by Florida Aquatic Nurseries and won 1st place in the IWGS 2011 New Waterlily Competition.

“‘Scarlet Flame’ is truly unique in its appearance […]

Preparing Your Pond for Spring

 

Spring is officially here! With an unusually warmer than normal winter this year, most ponders have already started getting their pond ready. Are you one them? Need some ideas to assure your pond will be ready? Read on….

Clean Up

This is the time to remove any debris that has accumulated […]

Koi/ Goldfish Spawning

I remember in my early years of ponding my first encounter with spawning. One early summer morning, I noticed something different happening in my pond. My first visual clue was a pond full of white foam as well as, a strong fishy smell. My first thought and concern was that there had been predators […]

Maintaining Your Pond During the Winter

If you live in a colder winter climate and have chosen to allow your pond to run throughout the winter, then you are probably already aware that this will require maintenance in bitter temperatures. Whether or not you decide to allow your pond to run all winter long, below are some items to consider.

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What are Hybrid Pumps?

What are Hybrid Pumps?

The term hybrid is becoming commonplace in many industries and there is no exception in the ponding world either. A hybrid pump utilizes the power associated with a direct-drive pump combined with the electrical efficiency of a magnetic induction pump (mag drive pump). Understanding these 2 separate pumps that combine […]

Aquascape’s Pond Air Aeration System

Aquascape’s IonGen 2.0

The Components of Our Fish Pond

When we look at our ponds, most of us might simply see a body of water with fish swimming in it. But what’s comprised in that water is much more than just that. Many entities factor into what makes our water a dynamic medium for our beloved fish to live their lives. Each […]