Ponds 101

Philadelphia Koi Pond Myths

By |2020-08-24T10:49:58-04:00July 17th, 2020|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Philadelphia Koi Pond Myths Koi Pond Myth #1:  I should locate my pond to  the lowest part of my yard! Reality:   This is probably the worst location for your investment because of the run-off that can creep its way into your pond. When your pond is positioned near your house, you can take in the

clean pond water in six steps!

By |2020-08-18T20:06:22-04:00August 9th, 2019|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 pond 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

Philadelphia Pond Winter Care

By |2020-08-24T11:31:23-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Pond Care for Philadelphia Winters During the colder winter months, you can either keep your Philadelphia pond running for the winter, or shut it down. To shut your pond down, first unplug the pump, pull it out of the pond, and store it in a frost-free location, submerged in a bucket of water to keep

Philadelphia Fall Pond Care

By |2020-09-01T16:23:03-04:00September 9th, 2017|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Follow our simple Philadelphia Fall Pond Care tips to ensure a healthy pond next spring   Philadelphia Fall Pond Care : Remove leaves and debris Putting a pond net over your water feature before leaves start   falling from trees is the easiest way to contain and manage leaf control  and an important part of  Philadelphia

Low Maintenance Ponds: a True Ecosystem

By |2020-09-01T16:26:49-04:00August 6th, 2017|Ponds 101|

Want a Low Maintenance Pond? What makes an ecosystem pond a low maintenance pond?  There are five things that make an ecosystem pond run: #1 Low Maintenance Ponds: Filtration A biological filter, which provides an area for beneficial bacteria to colonize while removing excess nutrients from the water, is one of two types of necessary

Montgomery County Pond Maintenance

By |2020-09-01T16:45:53-04:00June 8th, 2017|Koi Pond, Ponds 101|

How much Montgomery County Pond Maintenance does your pond actually need? While our ponds are low natural ecosystems and easy to handle, we want to make something very clear.  There is no such thing as "maintenance free", everything requires some maintenance, including a koi pond or other water feature. Our ecosystem ponds  are not maintenance

Philadelphia Spring Pond Maintenance

By |2020-09-17T17:27:22-04:00March 28th, 2017|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Philadelphia Spring Pond Maintenance time is upon us! The maintenance tasks listed below can help prevent future problems from arising throughout the pond season. Some pond enthusiasts enjoy performing their own maintenance, but you can always hire a professional to take care of it for you. Do a Philadelphia Spring Pond Maintenance Cleanout-- whether that

Types of backyard pond fish

By |2020-09-17T17:30:04-04:00March 8th, 2017|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Backyard pond fish-- What are the most popular? Let's be honest-- one of the best reasons to get a backyard pond is for the fish!  Even if that is not your first thought when building a pond, the backyard pond fish will soon be the family favorite! Most of the ponds AquaReale work with are

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