Water Care

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How to Reduce Turbidity in Pond Water (Best Methods)

Turbidity is a common issue in both ornamental and aquaculture ponds, especially those with earthen floors. It occurs when fine particles, such as clay soil, become suspended in the water column, giving the pond a muddy or murky appearance. In this article, we will discuss the different types of turbidity, the causes behind it, and … Read more

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5 simple steps to get rid of algae in a pond

As a pond owner, I know how frustrating it can be to deal with algae blooms. Not only do they make your pond look dirty and unappealing, but they can also be harmful to your aquatic plants and animals. If you are struggling with algae in your pond, then you are not alone. In this … Read more

How to Clean Pond Filter Media

Keeping your pond filter clean is necessary to maintain the health of your fish and prevent your water from becoming a nuisance. Debris and wastes build up in pond filters over time and this is harmful to the beneficial bacteria that live in the bio-media. This can lead to a sludge build-up and can even … Read more

How to Oxygenate a Pond Without Electrical Pumps

Trying to oxygenate a pond without electrical pumps can be a challenge, but there are several different ways to accomplish this. These methods include using natural pond plants, solar power fountain pumps, and a windmill system. Method 3 Natural Pond Plants Using plants to oxygenate a pond is a natural way to improve water quality. … Read more

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Does My Pond Water Have Enough Oxygen?

Whenever you have a pond, you want to make sure that there is enough oxygen in the water for it to work properly. There are many different causes for low oxygen levels, and you may have to take action to make sure that you can keep the pond running smoothly. How To Test Oxygen Levels … Read more