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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 […]

Building a Disappearing Waterfall

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Follow along as the Pontz boys start building a disappearing waterfall of EPIC proportions from a drab old feature. This project included removal of existing pondless waterfall, setting the rocks aside, removing the liner and plumbing and install all new mechanical components, liner, underlayment and rebuild the feature in a similar design that existed. The […]

EPIC Water Feature Display

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Check out this EPIC and i mean EPIC water feature display built at Watson Supply in Harrisburg, PA. This stunning water feature has it all. From cascading weathered limestone boulder waterfalls, to bubbling stacked slate urns and stacked slate spheres. If you’re in the area be sure to stop by and check it out. You […]

Why Are My Koi Fighting?

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BY: Aquascape   If you notice your fish being rambunctious in the pond during the spring season, you might assume the koi are fighting with one another. In reality, just the opposite is true. Your koi are spawning and it can be quite a sight to behold! Koi are river fish with mechanisms developed for […]

Clean Your Pond for Spring

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Tis the season to begin to awaken from our winter slumber. Follow the pontz boys along on one of our first clean-outs of the year. After you watch that AMAZING VIDEO check out the blog post below featuring all the tips and tricks you need to complete a successful spring pond clean-out.   Successfully Clean […]

Disappearing Waterfalls

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This disappearing waterfalls project included installation of a pondless water feature measuring roughly 15′ long. The meandering stream and waterfalls disappear into an underground holding basin. This system circulates water from the basin throughout the decorative feature and practically maintains itself. Disappearing waterfalls are the perfect solution to house the tranquil sound of water with […]

The Secret to Creating a Low Maintenance Pond

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BY: Aquascape The beauty of a ┬ápond 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 […]