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How To Clean Small Ponds

    …into the pond. If you used the aeration kit from your pond for the holding tank be sure to add it back into the pond. We recommend waiting 24 hours to allow your fish to fully adjust to the pond before you begin to feed them.Step 10 - Clean up & add natural bacteria. Give your pond a boost by…
    …Make sure to keep your pond clean and well-oxygenated with an aeration system like the The Pond Guy Pond Aerator. Also be sure to check your water quality with a water test kit like the Pond Master Test Kit that measures ammonia and pH and correct it if necessary.  Additionally to give your…
    …if you have a 1000-gallon pond you need a pump that can produce at least 500 gallons per hour or GPH. If you have fish then it is best to double the pump's capacity to ensure that your water stays clean. A common misconception is that pump size is only related to pond size; however the size of a…
    pond equipment. If stuck-on debris are slowing you down use some The Pond Guy Oxy-Lift™ Defense®â€¯to speed up the process. Be sure to clean out any bottom-dwelling muck and skim out floating debris. Most people drain their ponds for easier access to the entire pond. If you are not up to
    …for later use. The clean water that is collected can be used to water your lawn and flowerbeds top off swimming pools and hot tubs or wash your car patio or deck. With some additional equipment you can even reuse the water to enjoy a decorative pondless water feature. How to Turn Rainwater into…
    small fish or growing fry? Crush a few of the pellets into tiny bite-sized pieces for them to enjoy. How Much to Feed Size of the pond number of fish and the presence of an aeration system are all factors that determine how much your fish need to be fed. Aeration in the pond will allow your fish to
    …treat up to one acre with an average depth of 4-6' deep. If you're unsure how deep your pond is grab your boat and a weighted string. Be sure to test different areas to determine the average depth and follow the instructions once you have a good estimate. If you can't measure the depth apply a small
    …fallen begin your Fall pond maintenance and remove any pond netting and shut down your pond for winter. Pond Netting should be stored indoors to keep it safe from wear and tear due to heavy snowfall and ice. Next access your pump and filter for cleaning and storage. For ponds with waterfalls and…
    …around your pond rather than cleaning it. * Fish Love it – Your fish will gather around and enjoy the bubbles coming from 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…
    …stink! Pond Life Cycle Understanding a pond's life cycle will help to better understand when and how muck plays its part. From small ponds to large lakes all water bodies encompass an ever changing ecosystem struggling to find balance. To help you better understand the life cycle of your pond we'll…
    …a breeding ground to produce millions of larvae. You may not be able to dry up every rain puddle around your home but by cleaning up and treating areas where water pools in your yard you can greatly reduce the number if mosquitoes that multiply there. Before we get into how to eradicate the little…