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How to Add Shade to Your Pond

The long sunny days of summer can quickly cause your pond to heat up and create perfect conditions for an algae bloom. Learn how to add shade to your pond...

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UV Filtration is Low Maintenance Filtration

Do you dread the battle against algae each spring and summer? UV is a low-maintenance filtration option that is highly effective at preventing and removing green algae from ponds. It's...

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How to Prevent Algae Blooms

Algae prevention is a big focus for pond maintenance during the summertime. Learn how to prevent algae blooms in your pond during the summer with these maintenance tips.

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How to Pick the Right Pond Pump

The pump is the life force of the pond. Still or stagnant water quickly attracts algae and mosquito larvae. Water in a pond must be circulating and pumped through a...

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How to Select a Pond Liner

Pond liners are the important first step for backyard ponds that do not have a constant water source; without a pond liner, the water seeps out. Some liner materials are more...

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What is the Best Pond Style for You?

Figure out what pond style is best for you as you start planning your next pond-building project for your backyard.

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What is New Pond Syndrome?

The first year is often the most difficult for pond owners. Your pond may go from crystal clear one day to green the next. The water quality ups and downs...

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What to Expect When Reopening Your Pond

Spring is easily a favorite season for pond owners. Once the ice and snow thaw and the temperatures warm, you can reopen your pond finally! The first step is spring...

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5 Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

If you want to enjoy a beautifully clear pond with healthy pond life, maintenance is key. Preventing water quality issues is easier than treating them once they start affecting water...

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