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Identifying Common Pond Fish Problems

Identifying Common Pond Fish Problems

Posted on Sep 15th 2021

Ever wonder if your fish can talk to you? Paying close attention to their behavior or noticing symptoms on their body can speak loudly as to how your fish are feeling. Use this “symptom checker” guide to help pinpoint common fish problems and wha...
Potted Versus Bare-Rooted Pond Plants

Potted Versus Bare-Rooted Pond Plants

Posted on Jul 26th 2021

A water garden is not complete without aquatic plants. In fact, they play an essential role in keeping your pond water clean, clear and healthy! Some plants are used for shading and keeping the water temperatures cooler, some are used for filterin...
Oh No, My Pond Fish Did Not make It Through the Winter!

Oh No, My Pond Fish Did Not make It Through the Winter!

Posted on Apr 7th 2020

The weather is beginning to get warmer and I started to open my pond for spring, but there’s a problem... My koi and pond fish did not survive the winter! What happened?!Right away I’d like to express how sorry I am. After all, your finned friend...
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...