Is Your Pond Ecosystem Vital For Success?

healthy pond ecosystem

Like any ecosystem, your pond ecosystem is an extremely delicate and a highly complex place.  All the way from algae to sharks and whales, everything in the oceans and by extension everything in your pond ecosystem has its role to play. And each creature plays an equally important and vital part in keeping the entire pond ecosystem healthy and efficient. What many people don’t realize about an ecosystem is how big an impact the creatures at the bottom of the … Read more

How To Choose The Best Pond Water Pump?

EcoPlus submersible pump

When you’re planning to build a pond one of the first things that you need to think about is the pond water pump. The decision will depend on the size of the pond, flow rate required and efficiency of the water pump. Tip 1: The minimum flow rate should be 1/2 of your pond volume. Sometimes even this is not enough. Tip 2: If you have a waterfall in your pond, you’ll need to increase the size of your pump. … Read more

Koi Pond Supplies Needed To Get Started With Your Project

Fish Pond

Koi ponds are truly a backyard delight. They enhance and beautify the look of your outdoor area. These are the pond supplies you’ll need to enjoy your Koi pond and your own special paradise. Filters Good filtration is necessary for the health of the Koi. If pollutants are able to get into the water supply they can make your Koi sick and cause death. Buying a quality filter will give the best long term results. The filter is what helps … Read more

How To Choose The Best Pond Liners?

pond liner

Choosing pond liners can be hard. It’s important to be armed with the right information to make the best decision. If you’re deciding whether to have a concrete floor or use a pond liner, more often than not it’s a safer option to go with a pond liner. They’re not nearly as expensive as having a concrete floor poured in the pond. As making a decision between a concrete floor and a pond liner will be based on several factors, the … Read more

Building A Backyard Pond? No Prior Experience Is Necessary!

goldfish garden pond

A  goldfish pond in your backyard is a wonderful addition to your home. You may have seen a design and decided that you would like to create your own backyard pond project. Building a backyard pond is not too difficult! It does require a little hard work and planning. Before starting your project there are a few things that you need to consider. Choose a location. Ensure that your goldfish pond gets enough sunlight. Shaded parts around the pond are … Read more