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How To Choose A Pump

    …for which pump will be best in your feature. Measurements Needed 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…
    …filter seed time. Once everything is back in place start your pumps and let the water flow. Be sure to test your water for ammonia before adding your fish. See our article on Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle for tips on how to know when your pond is ready. * Acclimate Your Fish: Water temperature…
    …after each season. You may choose to replace the UV bulb in preparation or you can add to your spring items. Pump Now it's time for your pump. Clean excess debris off your pump then inspect for wear and tear or any damage like worn impellers. When storing your pump and preparing your pond for…
    …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.
    …moving the diffuser sticks to half your maximum depth. This will help to reduce ice formation and 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. If you have…
    …order to calculate which size liner and underlayment 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?
    …and convert them into a harmless gas. Have an existing algae bloom in your water garden that needs treatment? Check out our article How to Choose an Algae Control for tips on managing existing algae growth and different tools that are available to help you combat even the most stubborn algae.