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    …on humans to improve and restore blood circulation.Kicking Leeches to the Curb Due to the nuisance you probably want to evict those invertebrates from your pond. The best way to do that is to remove their preferred habitat—all the muck and debris covering the bottom of your pond. How do you do…
    …only to feel that slimy goo squish between your toes. Muck is made up of fish waste decaying plants and other organic materials that accumulate at the bottom of your pond. Over time the sludge can build to be inches or thicker and become a great home for leeches. To find out more about how muck is…
    …a snack to swim by. Another technique is to walk slowly flushing out any potential prey that may be hiding with their feet. The great blue heron is an intelligent bird so you will need to get creative when it comes to encouraging them to hunt in a different location. Here are some tricks to try: *…
    …that your feathered friends would be relieved to see your decoy free pond.What You Can Do To Deter Them The best way to keep that mess off your lawn and pond is to prevent geese from stopping in the first place! One of the best ways to do that is to put up a replica of a predator that the geese can…
    …here: How to Create Habitat. Maintenance To keep the population of both predator and prey fish healthy make sure the water is well oxygenated when pond stocking. If you do not already have an aeration system set up in your pond now is a good time to add one. When you introduce new fish to a pond…
    …building a pond or you're ready to go we'll walk you through all the steps. Learning how to build a pond is easier than it sounds and if you're not sure where to begin our pond kits include all the essentials you'll need to get started. Keep reading as we walk through how to make a pond in 15 simple…
    …Head pressure and desired flow rate will influence the pump needed to power your water feature. Head pressure refers to the friction created when water is pumped uphill or over long distances. Flow rate will determine how much water moves through the feature. Below are some tips for calculating…
    …chart to help you select the tubing size you need: * Up to 150 GPH: 3/8 inch tubing * Up to 500 GPH: 1/2 inch tubing * Up to 900 GPH: 3/4 inch tubing * Up to 1500 GPH: 1 inch tubing * Up to 2700 GPH: 1-1/4 inch tubing * Up to 3600 GPH: 1-1/2 inch tubing * Up to 5400 GPH: 2 inch tubing * Up to 13500…
    …start to get busy!Time to Spawn When koi prepare to spawn you will see the males chasing after the females nudging her sides with its mouth and fins. This is to encourage the female koi to lay her eggs. Once the eggs have been laid the male koi will fertilize them and the future koi will begin to
    …Discs are a great way to increase hatching rates by providing a stable solid surface for fish to lay their eggs. The 20 diameter discs are concave to allow fish to lay eggs on the top or underneath wherever they feel more comfortable.Natural Fish Habitats If you would prefer to create a more natural…
    …plants are a perfect addition to any pond not only do their colors add a great design element but they also function to keep your water garden healthy. As any gardener knows the first step in a successful garden is to plan what you want to plant. Below are a few points to consider when selecting…
    Fountains are a great way to add visual appeal to the landscape and the stirring water is relaxing and tranquil to hear. In addition to their aesthetic qualities fountains also add a great deal of oxygen into the pond as the tiny droplets make contact with the air and fall back into the pond. But do…