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September 30, 2021

Things to Consider for a Successful Pond

There are many components of a pond that ultimately determine the struggles – and successes – that your pond can face, especially when it comes to treatment. A few of these factors generally include: Pond slope – The faster the drop off, the better the pond weed control and algae control will be. There is […]

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June 14, 2021

Mosquito Prevention With Pond Maintenance

Shallow waters can easily become a breeding ground for mosquitoes in the summertime. Having  your pond maintained and keeping it clean can help lower the mosquito population. Make sure you do the following: Have a fish population present in the pond. They like to feed on mosquitoes and their eggs/larvae, and can make a huge […]

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January 24, 2020

A Peek Under the Ice

Take a trip back with me to high school English class. In J. D Salinger’s, Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield ponders what happens to the fish when a pond in Central Park freezes over for the winter. As he wonders this aloud in a taxi, the surly cab driver tells him that the fish […]

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April 22, 2019

Don’t Grow Weeds for Your Fish

Fish habitat is important to consider when building a pond.  One huge mistake that fishermen make is allowing submerged weed growth to take over their pond in an attempt to provide habitat for fish.  This ultimately gives weeds a foothold, the fisherman gets busy and the pond care gets neglected.  Boom!  Weeds everywhere!  Wife unhappy! […]

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