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Small Backyard Pondless Waterfall

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Like many things in life size doesn’t always matter. Check out this small backyard pondless waterfall that really packs a big punch. The small 6′ long pondless waterfall was recently installed next to an existing pool and finished off with some new landscaping. Just goes to show that a water feature of any size can […]

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 […]

Massive Disappearing Waterfall

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Check out this amazing Massive Disappeaing Waterfall build just recently completed. What an epic build! This moss rock waterfall is a one of a kind custom creation like none you’ve ever witnessed. But you are all witnesses now ;). We took a drab weedy flower bed on a bank and turned it into a true […]

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 […]

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 […]