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Ten Steps to a Thriving, Self-contained Pond

Creating a beautiful pond in your backyard with fish, a fountain, waterfalls and aquatic plants is an extremely rewarding and fulfilling hobby. By following a few fishpond guidelines, you can enjoy a private, secluded getaway that will melt away everyday stress with each passing fish.…
Butch
January 22, 2009
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The Importance Of A Pond Pump

A pond pump plays a major role in any man made pond, with out one the risk of the pond becoming stagnant is greatly increased due to the water standing still over a long period of time with little or no movement. A pond pump…
Butch
January 22, 2009
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Tips On How To Build A Pond

A pond is not only a stunning garden feature but is also a wonderful wildlife habitat, attracting birds, insects and many other animals. Building a pond from scratch can seem a daunting task however it need not be, having the correct equipment and understanding what…
Butch
January 18, 2009
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Koi Pond: Filter Vs. Fish

There are many different types of filters available today for koi ponds which require regular cleaning. The decaying fish waste and pond debris need to be removed from the filter, flushed and cleaned with a garden hose – a labor intensive, stinky, filthy, disgusting job…
Butch
January 18, 2009
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Pond Aerators Vs Pond Fountains

Have you ever walked past an office building and noticed a pond on the property? If so, have you also noticed the pond fountains? You have probably also taken a mental note of how these fountains add a unique visual allure to the pond. That…
Butch
January 16, 2009
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Koi Pond: Oxygen Levels

Adequate oxygen is essential for the health and survival of your koi fish and other pond creatures. As pond life utilizes the oxygen content of the water, it needs to be replaced. Oxygen enters the water where these two contact each other – primarily at…
Butch
January 16, 2009
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Easy ways to build home ponds

Having a pond in the backyard will definitely be an eye catching sight for everyone. The sound of water, beautiful fishes and exotic plants all makes your mind cool and relaxed besides feeling fresh. So if you think you can feel fresh, relaxed and cool…
Butch
January 16, 2009
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Heating your Koi Pond

There are many reasons for heating your koi pond,maybe you just want to see your enjoy your pond in all seasons.Whatever your reason we just want to give you some insight to make it easy to accomplish. There is now new technology,enery efficient heaters being…
Butch
January 13, 2009
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Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner

Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner A pond liner is a flexible waterproof membrane that covers the floor and the sides of a pond excavation. There are several different kinds to choose from. Polyethylene is useful when sandwiched between two layers of soil,…
Butch
January 11, 2009
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Water Ponds – Diatribe of Redundancy

Regrettably, no one coming from the interior design and gardening world ever gets its terms they use approved by an English major. We could then point out that the "water ponds is just a little redundant. It begs the question; do we really need the…
Butch
January 11, 2009
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Essential Tips on How to Build a Pond

I found that prevention is better than cure! A garden pond must be constructed correctly to prevent a load of problems later on. This collection of tips covers pond construction, some ideas to copy nature, pump selection and even something on a bog garden. These…
Butch
January 10, 2009