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    …by the diffuser forces cool oxygen deprived water from the bottom depths all the way to the pond's surface. This circulation drives oxygen to the bottom of the pond allowing good bacteria to digest muck reducing nutrients and increasing the overall dissolved oxygen in the pond.Spring-Fed or Under…
    …pH of the water is too high or too low the fish can become stressed and will be more susceptible to sickness and disease. The Master Test Kit contains four tests and easy to read color charts so you will be confident in your answers. Fish Keep an eye on how much you feed your fish. Overfeeding can…
    Algae is a common nuisance to pond owners especially in the summer. Sunshine warm temperatures reduced oxygen levels and an abundance of nutrients nurture the tiny organisms and in no time they may take over your pond. Algae Explained Algae does not have a defined root system and often floats on the…
    …to keep ammonia levels down with aeration partial water changes and testing the water often.* Oxygen Deprivation: Seen in ponds with out a sufficient aeration kit chemical overdose or overcrowding. Ponds with low levels of oxygen may cause fish to gasp for air at the surface often or hang out by the…
    …adding fish into your pond to keep them safe. Throughout the first four to six weeks monitor ammonia and nitrite levels using a master test kit. Once the test indicates that your levels are safe the pond is ready for fish. Start by adding only a few small fish at first to see how well they do before…
    …quality pH level or oxygen level - can cause them to stress and when they stress they may retreat to their favorite hiding spots. To keep the water quality as even as possible test your water's pH ammonia nitrite and phosphate levels regularly using a commercial water testing kit. You'll also want…
    …water back into the pond be sure to add Stress Reducer Plus to remove any contaminates in the water. TIP: Water Test Kits are an easy way to determine if your pond is balanced so test often to keep fish safe.Pay Attention Give your fish a boost with quality nutrition like Spring & Fall Fish Food…
    …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 fish the ability to keep stress at bay…
    …handed over to you in an oxygenated plastic bag or container to allow adequate time to transport them to their new home. As you travel be sure to keep fish in a cool dim location to keep them calm and keep water cool. Cooler water will also hold more valuable oxygen that your fish will need as…
    …Water Movement - A fountain or aeration system that is properly sized and placed will provide dissolved oxygen and increased circulation in a pond's natural ecosystem. The increased oxygen and water movement will provide the best possible environment for beneficial bacteria improving overall water…
    …or lurk alongside the pond will not be able to see them as easily giving the fish time to flee to safety. Second as temperatures rise dissolved oxygen levels in the pond are reduced. Using pond dye will keep the water cooler and allow fish to breathe easier during the summer.Pond Dye Colors The…