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    …* The Sun will Come Out: Plants are also categorized by which type of light they would like to receive (full sun partial sun partial shade or full shade). Sensitive Plant prefers to lay out in the sun but the Chameleon Plant likes to blend into the shade. Additionally ponds with full sun exposure…
    Plants: These are fantastic oxygenators. Submerged plants are also able to absorb excess nutrients so there is no need to fertilize them. * Bog Plants: Bog plants are planted around the perimeter of your pond or in shallow areas. There is a lot of variety in the color size and shape of these plants
    plants are a key part of a balanced pond. They feed on processed fish waste and help reduce algae blooms. Fish waste (before it goes through filtration) can be toxic to aquatic life. However once filtered fish waste becomes fertilizer which can be consumed by plants and produce exceptional plant
    When the sun goes down fish and plants both use dissolved oxygen in your pond water. Aeration systems ensure oxygen levels stay high day and night to keep your fish plants and pond ecosystem healthy. Subsurface aeration like The Pond Guy Pond Aerator works from the bottom up circulating the water…
    …and marginal plants growing alongside your pond can provide plenty of shade from the outside. Blue Flag Iris and Dwarf Cattail for instance planted on the south or west side will cast cool shady shadows for your fish. * Get Creative with Canopies: If planting trees or plants isn't an option…
    …warm water if your pond is in full sun and water temperatures are reaching the high 70's to 80's there's a good chance your fish are struggling to get the oxygen they need. A partial water change may help relieve the immediate issue but adding surface floating plants providing other sources of shade…
    …AllClear Pressurized Filter and ClearSpring Mini Waterfall Filter that provide mechanical biological and UV filtration. If your pond will be in full sun or have a larger fish population in relation to your pond's size then the added filtration will be a much appreciated addition. Moreover the…
    …your water. While it is great for aesthetic purposes pond dye also limits sun exposure protects fish and promotes a healthy ecosystem in your pond or lake. Excessive sunlight promotes overgrowth of submerged aquatic plants and algae. Pond dye actively blocks specific portions of the sunlight…
    …to bring your water garden or feature to life after dark. It adds a focal point in your nighttime landscape and lets you enjoy your pond once the sun goes down. Safety First Water and electricity are generally not compatible so before you select your pond lights make sure they are designed with…
    …into the Thermo Cube Thermostatically Controlled Outlet will help as it is regulated by air temperatures not water temperature. Thus when the sun is shining and air temperatures warm up the Thermo Cube automatically cuts power to the de-icer and turns it back on when the air temperature drops.…