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Acclimation

    …time to acclimate to the chemistry of your pond water. Most of us have at one time or another jumped into a pool too early in the summer only to find that the water is unimaginably cold. Those of you who have been in that situation understand why you will want to take your time with the acclimation
    …from tap water making it safe for underwater living. Now that you have everything set up and ready you are ready to transfer your fish to their winter home indoors. Collect them using a fish net and transfer them to the new home using the same acclimation process you would undergo with new fish.
    …factors that affect fish will be at their lowest. Once acclimated to your pond they will be primed to flourish. Fish can also be added in the summer but they will need a little more time to adjust. Acclimating Fish After stocking your pond acclimating fish is simple. Place the transportation bag in…
    …used to their new home. Just like fish it is best to acclimate them slowly especially in chilly early-season waters. Add some pond water to the bag and float or hold them in the water for a few minutes out of direct sunlight. Once acclimated leave them in a shallow area and let them work their way…
    …fishing. To stock your pond with bait fish purchase a supply from your local sports shop or pet store and introduce them to your pond or lake after acclimating them. Be sure to provide a fish habitat for them like one of the Honey Hole Attractor Logs Shrubs or Trees so they can safely reproduce (and…
    Over the course of a year your pond will accumulate debris and organics such as leaves twigs grass clippings and fish waste. Although your filtration system may remove some of this debris the rest will break down into muck and sludge which will release nutrients into the water and may cause algae…
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