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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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Pond Supplies – A Must For Your Pond

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Pond supplies are an important aspect for all pond owners. It is important for you to keep your pond clean as well as preserve your pond and add necessary supplies when required. Mentioned below are few pond supplies that are a requisite for every pond…

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Steps of the Pond Nitrogen Cycle

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Did you know that manmade ponds rely on the same ecosystem principles that natural ponds do? Yes, for any manmade pond to thrive it must mirror the ecosystem of the natural world. One aspect of this is a pond nitrogen cycle. Understanding how this cycle…

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Prepare Pond for Fall and Winter

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Fall is arriving and it is time to prepare your pond for fall and winter.  Pond netting, aeration and deicers are important items to consider when preparing your pond for the winter. Pond Netting: If you are in a wooded area or in an area…

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Easy Pond And Water Garden Construction

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Today’s successful water garden usually is designed as an ecosystem that uses a balance between fish, plants and bacteria keeping the water clear. The type of pond I’m talking about is self-contained (not fed by a spring or stream) and between 100-900 sq ft; a…

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Natural Pond Filters

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Cleaning the pond regularly is essential for the healthy growth of the local pond ecosystem in your garden. The pond in your garden is a representative of a very complex habitat and the small and big creatures living there need a fresh and clean environment….

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A Backyard Fish Pond

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Water gardens and backyard ponds are for butterflies, frogs, birds, fish, you, and the whole family. These ponds may be small, may even be no larger than 3 to 4 feet in diameter. These may be built in patio containers and barrels. Drawing wildlife in…

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