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Pump Winter

    …savings on your energy bill. Pumps Many owners look to use equipment that they already have and rely on their pump to keep the pond open during winter. Pumps do an excellent job at circulating water but they may not be the best option. Most pumps are not designed for winter use as the freezing water…
    …water level. Pumps need a constant supply of water so if your water level drops too much and damages your pump you will have to replace it. * Overstrained Pump: On the topic of replacing pumps double-check out your manual on recommendations for winter use or storage as some pumps are not designed…
    A long cold winter could mean trouble for your fish. When the ice on your pond finally melts this spring you might discover that your fish and other aquatic life haven't survived the season. These winter fish kills occur when the ice prevents gas exchange and reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen…
  • The Pond Guy® SuperFlo™ Pump

    …this pump runs at half the wattage of other comparable waterfall pumps. 50' or 100' Cord with Stainless Steel Lead & Quick Disconnect * The 50' or 100' power cord is one of the longest waterfall pump cords on the market. * Features an underwater quick disconnect cord with winterizing caps.…
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    $899.99 - 969.99
  • …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 winter we recommend placing it in a bucket of water to prevent the seals in the pump from drying…
    …do with the pump store it for the winter in a bucket of water in an area that will not freeze. This keeps the seals on the pump supple and stops them from drying out which can render the pump no longer waterproof. If water gets into the inner workings of the pump it can ruin the pump. This can be a…
    …any water lost to splashing or evaporation. * Inspect your Gadgets - Periodically take time to check your feature's pump tubing and connectors to ensure that they are sound and functioning correctly. If cold weather is approaching double-check your pump manual for winterization recommendations.
    …area. Place your pump in the pond and attach the drain hose. Fill your holding tank with water from your pond. Make sure to fill just enough to keep your fish comfortable in their temporary tank. As you pump water out of your pond larger fish will usually stay from the pump on their own but if…
  • Blue Thumb Basin Kit For Medium Formal Falls (formerly PondBuilder™)

    * Create A Waterfall In A Wall Structure * No Winterizing Needed * Add the Sound of Falling Water The Basin Kit for Medium Formal Falls was designed to create an easy way to install a pondless waterfall feature within a block wall structure indoors or outside with a maximum height of 24. The basin…
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    $710.99
  • Blue Thumb Basin Kit For Medium Formal Falls w/ LED Light (formerly PondBuilder™)

    * Perfect for Blue Thumb 28 Formal Falls * Built-In LED Lighting System * No Winterizing Needed The complete Blue Thumb Basin Kits are designed to contain and recirculate water through the 28 Medium Formal Falls (Sold Separately). Great product to compete the formal falls installation in vertical…
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    $872.99
  • …water column or at the bottom of the pond – which is something your fish will thank you for. * Winter Water Quality – Though your fish and filtration system goes dormant for the winter the organic debris will continue to decompose and release gas into the water column. When ice is formed…
    …particles clump together to be removed by your mechanical filter. When selecting a UV clarifier you will need to take your pond and pump size into account. If your pump is too large the particles will not be exposed to the UV radiation long enough to damage the cell walls. Another thing to keep in…