Does the UV Filter Replace the Pond Filter in My Waterfall Pond?

You will hear a lot of terminology concerning a UV filter. It can be called an ultra violet light, UV clarifier, UV sterilizer, UV or UV light. The ... read more

Can I Use a Solar Pump For My Waterfall Pond?

A solar pump receives sunlight through a small panel made of photovoltaic cells that collect and store the energy. This energy is what powers the p ... read more

Planning a Pond or Lake, a Useful Guide

Here are some important points to consider when planning your pond or lake. Why not build your pond away from overhanging trees? The leaves ... read more

Dealing With Pond Weed

Weed control has always been a major issue for my customers. Whilst some forms of weed and plant life will encourage wildlife, by providing food an ... read more

Building a Jetty for Your Pond or Lake

In my travels I have seen a wide variety of bridges, jetties, and decking arrangements. A good jetty can really make your pond or lake look special ... read more

Are the Fish in Your Waterfall Pond Swimming in Pea Soup?

Algae are microscopic organisms. Common forms are single-celled green water algae and multi-cell string algae. The pea soup in your pond is the sin ... read more

Is There Enough Oxygen in My Waterfall Pond?

You will need to watch your fish both during the day and at night. During the day oxygen is produced by plants and algae. However, at night they ro ... read more

Adding Pond Colorant to Your Pond or Water Feature

There are few things more relaxing than being able to step out into your backyard and relax by your own body of water. Looking out over a small lak ... read more

Is Your Waterfall Pond As Deep As It Should Be?

Pond depth is debated by the experts but most will agree that a minimum of 3-4 feet is required. A depth of 5 to 6 feet is ideal. Various factors h ... read more

Black Pond Dye: An Eco-Friendly, Inexpensive Pond Maintenance Alternative

Ponds are added to landscapes for a variety of reasons, such as providing rustic charm for a company's campus, the backdrop for a romantic evening ... read more

How to Entice a Strike From Pond Fish

Pond fishing offers a unique experience compared to lake fishing and reservoir fishing. Ponds are shallow, small bodies of water that are qu ... read more

How Many Koi Can I Have in My Waterfall Pond?

Overcrowding your pond can have a major factor in causing gill disease and other health problems for the fish. This will happen even if you have en ... read more

Aquariums: Freshwater or Saltwater

Keeping fish is a great hobby and one that can be enjoyed from a young age. Though relatively easy to keep, there are a few choices that need to be ... read more

Pond Terms That Will Increase Your Waterfall Pond Knowledge

When I first heard some of the pond terms I was quite lost. None of the information is difficult. It only sounds difficult if you haven't been taug ... read more

How to Make a Koi Pond

Making a koi pond is not difficult, but does involve a lot of labor and a fair amount of expense. After all, it is just like putting in a swimming ... read more