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How To Choose The Best Koi And Fish Food

If you have Koi or Gold fish, most likely you work pretty hard at keeping your pond in a good, healthy state.  Of course some of this effort is designed to help the pond’s appearance, but the health of your fish is likely a big part of it too. It’s easy to feel a connection […]

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Effective Solutions For Green Water In Small Ponds

Green water in a small pond can be one of the most frustrating experiences for the pond owner. Once established, and you should know, it doesn’t take very long for that to happen, some folks end up trying all sorts of remedies and potions, without seeing any positive results. So before we dig into the […]

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A New Chlorine Filter For Fish Ponds?

You don’t have to be involved with fish ponds very long to learn that city water ain’t the best water around. Granted it’s nice to have it in easy reach, and it’s been cleaned and processed to remove a lot of potentially problematic things that could harm folks. But for fish (and plants), it’s got […]

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Pond Vacuum Reviews – Updated For 2018!

We get a lot of questions on pond vacuums, and trying to find one that will suit your needs to a tee is not always an easy task.  This is our latest summary of pond vacuum comparisons as found on Amazon. Over the years the selection of vacs has certainly changed and evolved for the […]

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The Most Effective Way To Protect Fish From Herons

For small pond owners with fish, there’s one thing you simply do not want to see hanging around your pond.  And that’s a heron. In actuality, any type of wading, fishing bird could spell trouble, but Great Blue Herons seem to top the list of trouble makers when it comes to goldfish or koi ponds. […]

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A BIG Pond Project

This might be a bit beyond the ability level of your typical do-it-yourselfer but we wanted to showcase how a really big backyard pond get’s put together.  Warning: It may take some heavy equipment! Seriously though, you have to love the look and design of this masterpiece.  It was constructed at Aquascape headquarters and it’s […]

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Water Pumps For Ponds – What You Need To Know

To maintain ponds in a pristine condition, one of the most important things that pond owners need to do is choose the right water pump for their ponds. However, there are so many types of water pumps for ponds that it is easy to get confused and end up buying the wrong one. Choosing the […]

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Pond Supplies And Tips For Beginners

Getting started in pond ownership can be a really fun activity but it’s not without it’s challenges. Beginners are faced with many things, not the least of which is questions about what they might need to care for their new pond, where should they put it, what’s used in construction, and what if I want […]

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Rain Water Collection for Small Pond and Water Garden Owners

Rain water recycling is an eco-friendly thing to do. Not only can rainwater be used in general garden care, as well as other household enterprises it can also be used in small ponds and for water gardens. Small pond owners with fish ponds or water gardens may use a lot of water each year just […]

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