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    …Look for pumps in our Fountain & Spitter Pump category. * Waterfalls require a few more calcualtions to determine the size needed. See below for more information on sizing a waterfall pump. We have a wide variety of Waterfall Pumps available to get the flow you want. * UV Clarifiers or Pressure…
    …a pondless waterfall is an easy way to upgrade your land- or waterscape. If you are planning to design and build your own feature here's how to do the math to determine your basin size. Step 1: Calculate total amount of water in your stream Sound tricky? It's not. To calculate the water that's…
    …gallons and how many inches of fish your pond can hold. Write down the length width and average depth of your pond and enter it into our online calculator * Keep in mind most pond filtration systems are rated for ponds with a minimal fish load. If the fish population is on the heavy side consider…
    …which will require extra waterfalls fountains or pumps to move the water and prevent it from stagnating. Also be sure your waterfall will be turned towards your most common viewing area. Step 2: Place Waterfall Filter Skimmer & Flexible Pipe Place your waterfall filter and skimmer at opposite…
    …feature will be. This will allow you to make calculations for the materials you need. When planning think about what type of design you want. If you are aiming for a more natural look keep your feature scaled to the landscape. A 10' tall waterfall may be perfect if you are surrounded by mountains…
    …the fish waste. Try to keep your fish population around 1-2 Koi or 2-3 goldfish per 200 gallons. If you have questions on your fish load use our calculator to determine what your pond's capacity. On a similar note feed your fish only what they can consume in a few minutes once a day and give them a…
    …L X W X (0.5 x D) to calculate the cubic feet in your pond. Water gardens are typically measured in gallons so you will then need to multiply cubic feet by 7.48 (the number of gallons in 1 cubic foot). If your water garden has multiple ponds or is irregularly shaped calculate the gallons for smaller…