1 2 
Next
  • List

How Many Plants

    …deeper area of your pond. * Bog Plants: These also should be planted in containers filled with Planting Media. These can be planted round the edges of your pond using Plant Bags or inside the pond with the Floating Island Planter. Do not forget to fertilize your plants to give them the nutrients…
    plants are easy to add to your water garden or fish pond. Simply fill planting baskets like The Pond Guy Plant Bags with planting media add some oxygenators and place the planted basket on the bottom of your pond or on a plant shelf on the side of your pond. The planting baskets allow the plant's
    …fish. Plants Plants are the most natural type of fish habitat for ponds. Plants not only provide shelter block sunlight and help prevent erosion but they also act as filters to help reduce the nutrient load in the pond and add oxygen. There are many types of submerged floating and emergent plants
    …of the pond for maintenance in the future. Place your lights so they shine out away from the viewing area.Step 11: Add Plants & Fill Pond Place bog plants on the shallow plant shelf and lilies in the bottom of the pond. Don't worry if they aren't covering the pond's surface yet they'll grow quickly.…
    …them in the same spot the geese will realize it's a fake and move in. Other Tips * Plant More Vegetation: Geese prefer open spaces so they can look out for predators so you can take that away by getting more plants and bushes in your property. * Do Not Feed Them: If you feed them once they will keep…
    …follow the scent back to spawn. * Hear and Feel: Fish also utilize internal sets of ears to hear. While the mechanics of how sound travels underwater is a bit different than how we hear sounds on land fish can sense particle movements and feel vibrations in the water that can reveal both potential…
    …dissolved oxygen in the water and prevent harmful stratification from occurring. Try to catch some of the fish in your pond each season and record how many of each type exit while inspecting them for healthy color weight and size. Occasionally checking up on your fish will decrease the frequency and…
    …is algae. Green water and string algae are a common problem for many pond hobbyists. But what causes algae in ponds? Algae is a result of an imbalance in your pond's ecosystem. When too many nutrients caused by decomposing plant material fish waste or other debris build-ups in your water garden…
    …determine how many types of weeds in your pond. Most algaecides and herbicides will treat a variety of weeds and algae so it is not always necessary to identify the exact weed but to just determine the class of weeds it belongs to. Weed Classification * Algae: Algae is a cellular plant that is a…
    …nuisance weeds and algae and can even affect how some products work. Dead vegetation also makes a great nesting area for muskrats leeches snakes and other pests. Many types of weeds and algae can spread by seeds or spores if the plant is shaken or if plant fragments are left floating in the water.…
    …the bottom water to the surface. Do You Have Too Many Plants? Plants may release subsurface oxygen to the water during the day but at night those plants take in oxygen which means your fish may be gasping for air. If you have quite a few plants and your waterfall is off--and you experience an algae…
    When the sun goes down fish and plants both use dissolved oxygen in your pond water. Aeration systems ensure oxygen levels stay high day and night to keep your fish plants and pond ecosystem healthy. Subsurface aeration like The Pond Guy Pond Aerator works from the bottom up circulating the water…
X

Before You Go!

Do you have questions about a product?

Talk with one of our resident pond experts

Call Us 866-766-3435

or chat with a specific team Submit a question and get a
response by email