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    …with an algae bloom in the summer, make sure to use a product that is appropriate to the size of your pond and watch for additives that can be harmful to fish and snails. Always have vigorous aeration running when using any type of algae killer. Check out our articles on Water Garden Algae Control
    …30' size of underlayment to pair with your liner. When installing, simply cut it in half and you are good to go.Check it Out If you are a more visual learner, check out the article and video Pond Building 101. You will get great tips for installing your liner, underlayment, and other pond equipment.
    …is needed for your project. Use the article Calculate Liner Size to help with your equations. * Pump: A pump needs to be strong enough to move the water without being too powerful that it splashes everywhere. Not sure how to choose your pump? Check out this article so you will know the head pressure…
    …can build to be inches or more thick and become a great home for leeches. To find out more about how muck is formed, please click here for our article What is Muck. The good news is that muck accumulation is reversible. You can get rid of muck with a one-two punch of beneficial bacteria and…
    …the diffusers. With all the benefits that an aeration system can provide, you pond will become a balanced ecosystem that will make any fish happy. For tips on how to select the correctly sized aeration kit, please check out our article How to Choose an Aeration Kit or give us a call at 866-766-3435.
    …keep a pocket of warm water for your fish at the bottom of the pond. Got questions on how to know which kit is right for your pond? Check out our article How to Choose an Aeration Kit. Combine a De-Icer and Aeration Kit – Water gardens in colder climates may need a little extra. For these pond…
    …environment for plants and fish to thrive. Creating and maintaining this ecosystem is easy once you have a good understanding of the basics. In this article we will discuss the nitrogen cycle and why it is important to all aquatic life in a pond.Nitrogen Cycle 101 The nitrogen cycle in a Koi pond is…
    …physical and behavioral changes. If the fish appear to have white spots, lesions or abrasions, identify the problem using our Common Fish Diseases article and treat accordingly. After you have identified any disease and begun treatment, take some time to reevaluate your pond routine. Did something…
    …on a chemical before using it in your pond. When provided by the manufacturer, we list this information in the Usage section on the product's webpage. The best way to keep your snails, fish, and water healthy is to proactively manage your pond. For tips, check out our article Water Gardens 101.
    …back pressure on your pump. The best option is to size a pump that best fits your feature. If you are in the market for a pump, check out this article on sizing pumps or call our experts for some suggestions. * 90° Elbow: If you have tight corners that your flexible tubing cannot make, then…
    …to clean the lenses and change out any non-working bulbs. This is a great time to add pond lighting or add in additional lights. Check out this article for additional lighting tips: Installing & Maintaining Lighting.Step 6 - Reconnect the plumbing & filters. You are now ready to reinstall…
    …not think that your current filter meets the current needs of your pond, it is time to consider looking into a new unit. For tips, please see our article: I want to upgrade my filtration system. What are my options? * Aeration – Fish need oxygen, but a waterfall or fountain may not be enough…