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Popular Pond Plants

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BY:AQUASCAPE Everyone has their favorite collection of pond plants, but there might be some varieties that you haven’t yet added to your water garden. We invite you to consider the following list of popular aquatic pond plants that make a welcome addition to any pond!   1. Creeping Jenny Pond Plants Often used as a […]

Is Your Pond Too Hot?

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It’s Not Cool to Have a Hot Pond BY:AQUASCAPE Most people know the challenges that snow and freezing temperatures can create with a pond and its inhabitants, but not everyone knows about the other weather extreme – heat.During extended periods of high temperature, pond water can get pretty warm. Once the water temperature rises above […]

14 Shade Tolerant Water Lilies

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BY: Aquascape Many pond owners opt to locate their water garden in a shady location of the yard. This way, they can enjoy watching their fish while being protected from the heat of direct summer sun. While a shaded pond is ideal for cooling off in the summer, it can pose a problem for enjoying […]

Keep Koi from Eating Your Pond Plants

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Pond owners love their colorful koi, and they equally love their pond plants. Yet many struggle to keep their koi from making a feast of their favorite waterlilies. So how do you Keep Koi from Eating Your Pond Plants? What’s a water gardener to do? Never fear, it really is possible for koi and aquatic […]

Bringing an 18yr Old Pond Back to LIFE

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This Project included bringing an 18 year old pond back to life. We began this project by dismantling the existing pond and removing all rocks, gravel, liner and catching the fish and frogs and stored them in a safe aeration tank during the construction of the new pond. We ran into a ton of cement […]

Healthy Koi Snacks for the Summer

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  BY: AQUASCAPE Veterinarians warn you not to feed table scraps to your pets. But did you know that koi are the exception to this rule? Sure, you can spend money on fancy fish treats at the store, but in reality those treats are typically basic fish food packaged in a different shape. Why not […]

The Secret to Creating a Low Maintenance Pond

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BY: Aquascape The beauty of a  pond is something everyone can appreciate. A flash of golden fish swimming in clean, clear water beneath the pads of waterlilies is a sight to behold and enjoy. Add the sound of a running waterfall and you have a dream come true in your backyard. Keeping pond water clean […]

Winter Pond Build

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It may be Winter but the party doesn’t stop for the Pontz boys. Check out our latest backyard koi pond build completed at the end of December. While it was mighty cold we pushed through and created another masterpiece. This winter pond build included installation of an Aquascape 8’x11′ ecosystem pond and removal of small […]

How to Maintain a Running Winter Pond

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BY : Aquascape 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 below freezing, you will notice the […]

Is Your Pond Frozen?

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Pond De-Icer (300 Watt)   Is Your Pond Frozen??? If so you NEED this!   The Aquascape 300-Watt Pond De-Icer is ideal for keeping a small hole in the ice during cold winter months, and ensures proper gas exchange, helping keep fish alive throughout the winter. Maintaining an opening in the surface of the ice […]