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Renovating an Old Pond

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This project included renovating an old pond into a new custom creation by the Pontz boys. We began this project by dismantling the existing water feature and set aside the existing components and rock to be reused in the new pond. After removal of the existing pond we excavated a new shape and installed a […]

Pond Facelift

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Turn that frown upside down with a sweet backyard pond facelift. This project included transforming an existing pond into one properly functioning Aquascape ecosystem pond complete with skimmer and biofalls filtration system, pump, plumbing, waterfalls and complete liner coverage with new boulders and gravel. What a transformation one day can make. If you’d like to […]

Preparing Your Pond for Cooler Temperatures

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BY:Aquascape When fall comes knocking at the door, many people breathe a sigh of relief with the arrival of cooler temperatures and less muggy days. Autumn is a beautiful season for enjoying your pond or waterfall, but there are a few things that need your attention to ensure your fish and plants return in a […]

Leap Into Fall

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BY: AQUASCAPE You’ve got the water, you’ve got the plants, you’ve got the fish, but something just doesn’t seem right in your aquatic paradise. Something seems to be missing … something that made every childhood vision of a lily pad complete. What natural ecosystem would be complete without frogs and other amphibians? Why Frogs? Well, […]

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 […]