What to Do with a Hot Pond

By |2021-07-05T15:15:54-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Record Heat Can Equal Pond Problems Record high temperatures across the nation create a number of challenges for people, pets, plants, and yes, even your water garden. You’ll want to keep a close eye on your pond, especially when the water temperature reaches 80 degrees or higher. When it stays hot outside for a while,

How to Outwit Blue Heron

By |2021-07-05T16:55:17-04:00June 19th, 2021|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

What are pond predators, including heron? They are animals that stalk the fish in your pond. Around the Philadelphia area, heron tend to be the biggest problem. How can you tell predators are stalking?  If you notice fish missing, that’s the most obvious sign.  People also sometimes find half-eaten fish in their pond.  You may

How, When, and What to Feed Your Pond Fish

By |2021-05-04T19:09:15-04:00April 17th, 2021|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care|

The Best Part of Owning a Fish Pond? For many people, it’s the fish. From goldfish to koi to shubunkin, feeding time is always the best time you can have with your fish. This is when they come up close to you and sometimes even let you pet them or, with some training, eat

6 Steps to Clean Pond Water

By |2021-04-03T22:48:00-04:00April 3rd, 2021|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Six steps to clean pond water Most pond owners know the importance  of clean pond water.  Not knowing how to get or keep clean water can be quite a challenge.  But we can help!  Follow the six tips below to help ensure clean pond water: 1. Maintain a healthy fish population If you have more

How many pond fish should you have?

By |2021-03-06T13:19:31-05:00March 6th, 2021|Pond and Fish Care|

Pond Fish It's never good to overstock a pond! Most ponds include fish.  Do they say water or wooder?  (Philadelphia humor).  In fact, fish are often the reason people get a water garden in the first place!  Fish are fun to watch.  Many kids, including our own, name their fish.  It did make

How to Maintain a Running Winter Pond

By |2021-02-22T13:12:37-05:00February 19th, 2021|Pond and Fish Care|

Running Winter Pond Winter Pond Care When the temperature starts to plummet, pond owners ask themselves how they can keep their pond running properly during the winter months. Follow our winter tips to keep your pond running optimally throughout the season. Keep a hole in the ice Once the temperature starts to drop

5 Steps to a Clean and Healthy Pond

By |2021-01-04T12:31:34-05:00January 4th, 2021|Pond and Fish Care|

Your garden pond is an amazing ecosystem and you want to make sure you keep that ecosystem healthy for both your fish and your plants. Clean pond water is an important part of a healthy pond and makes a pond much prettier to admire as well!Many pond owners know the importance of good quality water but

Philadelphia Pond Maintenance

By |2020-10-14T10:56:20-04:00September 17th, 2020|Pond and Fish Care|

Pond Maintenance As we approach the dog days of summer, there are five things that you need to remember about Philadelphia Pond Maintenance to  keep a balanced ecosystem pond along with happy fish! Take a moment to refresh your memory with these important tips: Pond Aeration add oxygen to your pond Place an aerator or

A Guide to Fixing a Philadelphia Pond Problem

By |2020-08-18T20:13:35-04:00August 18th, 2020|Pond and Fish Care|

A Guide to Fixing a Philadelphia Pond Problem Do you have a Philadelphia Pond Problem?   Leaks can be the most frustrating part of owning a pond.  They are often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Understanding how leaks work and how to detect them will save you time, money, and headaches. What is Evaporation?  First, let’s have

Healthy Pond Fish Buying Suggestions

By |2020-08-18T18:21:29-04:00August 7th, 2020|Pond and Fish Care|

Healthy Pond Fish Healthy Pond Fish Adding Healthy Pond Fish to  your pond provides a whole new element to the overall experience of owning a water feature. In fact, many pond owners decided to install a pond for the sole purpose of fish-keeping. When purchasing new fish, there are certain things that you

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