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Pond Maintenance

Pond Maintenance 101 Keeping Your Pond Clean

Most people have poor water quality and extra algae in their water gardens for one main reason; they don't do enough regular maintenance to keep their pond from turning into a green mess. Ponds need to be treated just like aquariums, and require weekly maintenance…
January 31, 2024
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Water Quality

How Long Before You Can Put Fish In Your Pond?

Alright!  Your new pond is up and running.  You checked for leaks.  None apparent.  Your new pond pump is chucking along, water is running through your filter and the UV is sending algae to spore the way of the Do-Do.  Now all you have to…
June 19, 2020
Pond MaintenanceHow To

How to Spot Repair Pond Armor Paint

From time to time it may be necessary to correct something that is adversely affecting the coating on a pond. For example, during a routine inspection of the pond, you find that somehow someone has managed to accidentally damage the surface of the Pond Armor…
September 25, 2012
Guest ArticlesPond Maintenance

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…
January 18, 2009