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Winter Pond Pump

  • The Pond Guy® SuperFlo™ Pump

    * High Volume Pond & Waterfall Pump * Ultra−Efficient Low Operating Cost * Includes Underwater Quick Disconnect The Pond Guy SuperFlo 9000 Pump is a lightweight ultra-efficient high quality 115 Volt pump designed exclusively for pond and waterfall applications. The stainless steel motor…
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  • …properly aerating a pond throughout the year will help keep your ecosystem healthier. * Oxygen Starved: Even in their semi-dormant state fish need oxygen. During winter some pond owners only use their pumps a few hours per day to cut down on the cost of running a pump. Depending on your location…
    …using a pond aeration kit during winter will allow you to use a smaller wattage de-icer which could add up to some serious 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…
    …to escape while delivering fresh oxygen to your fish.* It pumps even more fresh oxygen into the water via diffusers that sit on the bottom of the pond. Unfortunate events like this are what makes regular pond maintenance so important. A little pond preparation can go a long way towards prevention.
    …your pumps and let the water flow. Be sure to test your water for ammonia before adding your fish. See our article on Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle for tips on how to know when your pond is ready. * Acclimate Your Fish: Water temperature and composition will be different than their winter housing…
    …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…
    …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 costly lesson in pond
    …the pond in a cool shaded 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
    …in your pond which act as fertilizer for algae growth. Aeration makes these bacteria work harder to clean up your pond leading to a cleaner pond with less build-up in the water column or at the bottom of the pond – which is something your fish will thank you for. * Winter Water Quality…
    …existing ponds by installing them in-line with your plumbing or placing a drop-in model into your skimmer box. * Barley – Barley is a natural solution to maintaining a clean and healthy pond and is safe to use in ponds with fish and other wildlife. Barley can be used during the winter months…
    …In the winter the gases released when organic debris is decomposing can become trapped when the pond freezes over and reduce the oxygen available for your fish; if enough oxygen is displaced your fish will suffocate. Aeration is important because it will pump fresh oxygen into the pond and help…
    …both new and older ponds because it treats the root of the problem for long-term control. The combination of bottom diffused aeration; natural bacteria and pond dyes dramatically reduce the nutrient load in the pond. Aeration The anchor of the system is Airmax Aeration that pumps oxygenated air from…