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February 2009

How to Build a Garden Fish Pond

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Building a pond is a big undertaking that involves a fair amount of hard work and, as it will be a permanent feature of your garden, it is worthwhile spending some time in the planning stage. So before you rush into the garden with a…

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What Are The Best Pond Filters?

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Although a natural pond does not require the use of a pond filter a man made pond can only benefit from its use. Pond filters are designed to break down toxins within the water usually caused by decaying organic particles, if a pond filter is…

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Fish Pond: Backyard Pond Building

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Backyard ponds are once thought to be owned by only the wealthy and filthy rich individuals. That was then. Now, backyard ponds can be built by even the simplest homeowners. These can liven things up and can be a good conversation starter for guests and…

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Pond Landscaping

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Adding a pond to your yard can help you add a place to relax. Landscaping this area can help to make it an extension of your home. Landscaping around your pond is a something that you can accomplish with your entire family. Ponds can help…

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7 Secrets of Building a Koi Pond

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Are you thinking of building a koi fish pond? Keeping these magnificent fish in your garden can be great fun and it is not as difficult as you might think. With the right care koi can live for decades and some can become almost a…

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Koi Pond: is Ph Important?

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It can mean the difference between life and death of your koi fish! Alkaline Koi Ponds Generally speaking, alkaline conditions are more common than acidic in ponds, especially the newer ones. If the pH remains over 8.5 for any length of time, the koi fish…

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More Pond Basics

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Here are a few more basics about ponds from my pond information site: Cleaning In a healthy pond, with a properly functioning nitrogen cycle, water changes can be minimal. I still recommend a water change of 10-20% per month on a healthy, fully functional pond….

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