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Why is my Pond Losing Water?

Why is my Pond Losing Water?

Posted on Jun 21st 2021

The heart-sinking feeling of walking out to your pond and hearing the pump sucking air because the water level is down, is enough to put anyone into a panic. Don’t fret, we are here to help you determine whether it’s a leak or possibly evaporatio...
Pros And Cons Of Running Your Pond Pump All Winter

Pros And Cons Of Running Your Pond Pump All Winter

Posted on Oct 20th 2020

“Can I Keep my Pond Pump Running All Winter?” Many pond owners have had success with leaving their pond pump run all winter. And I am of the opinion, at times, “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, with the unpredictability of Ohio we...
Keeping Fish Out Of Pond Skimmers

Keeping Fish Out Of Pond Skimmers

Posted on Jun 30th 2020

“How do I Keep my Fish Out of the Pond Skimmer?”This is a very common question, so do not think that you are alone on this.  Below are the 3 most common reasons your fish might be going into the skimmer box and how to prevent it. 1. Cha...
Treating Different Types Of Pond Algae

Treating Different Types Of Pond Algae

Posted on Jun 25th 2020

It’s true, algae can be very unsightly and sometimes disheartening, but it’s also true that some algae is actually good for your pond and water garden.The following content will help you identify different types of green algae found in your water...
Fertilizing Pond Plants

Fertilizing Pond Plants

Posted on Jun 16th 2020

‘Feeding’ your aquatics maximizes its beauty and will get you the most out of your pond plants. The plant food tablets we recommend, were formulated to feed all aquatic plants - while not releasing chemicals into the water that would encourage the gr...
Chemical Versus Natural Pond Treatments

Chemical Versus Natural Pond Treatments

Posted on Oct 23rd 2019

Editor's note: We received this question from a recent customer and thought we would share it with all our readers - as well as the answer!Question: I just bought a house and there is a 1/3-acre pond located on the property. Most of it is covered...