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Pond Care Articles and Topics Of Interest

From time to time, we come across published articles concerning natural pond control alternatives or other related information. We hope you find them interesting and helpful.


Keeing Your Pond Fish Safe From Predators

Whether it's a raccoon or a heron or something else, your fish can be kept safe from harm with the right planning in your pond design, among other things. Find out the best ways to keep your fish safe...

What's So Special About String Algae?

Is string algae really something that's harder to treat than other types of pond algae? Find out the real truth about dealing with string algae problems.

Pond Algae's Triple Threat That's Approved By Mother Nature

You have options to controlling pond algae and you don't have to rely on chemicals. Here's the triple threat to pond algae that we use quite often and it works great on large ponds in particuar.

Pond Care Help From The Extension Service

Looking for help with a pond question or any number of other topics? You can try google of course but don't forget about the Extension Service, they may be able to help. Learn more about the Extension Service And It's Offerings...

Using Algaecides In Your Pond - Some Safety Tips And Suggestions

Athough algaecides are not our top choice for treating algae in ponds they do sometimes have a useful purpose. Just make sure you know these safety tips to protect your fish and other life in the pond before using them. Read more about safe use of algaecides...

A Pond Revival - Starting Your Pond Up Right In The Spring

With a few basic tips you can start your pond off right in the spring and keep your fish safe and happy at the same time. Read more about starting your pond up right...

How to Choose the Right Pump for Your Water Garden Pond

If your building a new pond or replacing a pump in an older one, you need this helpful advice to make sure you choose the right pond pump for your needs. Read more about choosing the right pond pump...

Designing and Building a Backyard Pond - Is It A DIY Project?

Your a do-it-yourselfer. But is designing a building a pond something that's possible for you? If you have the right stuff you'll want to read about these useful tips. Read more on pond design...

Pond Algae Control - Natural Solutions to Chemicals

Pond algae control comes in many forms. This article outlines just a few in regards to both natural and chemical solutions. Read more pond algae control...

Backyard Koi Ponds: Design and Management Tips for Healthy Fish and Happy Pond Owners

Koi fish are a very special breed and although they are hardy, it's best to handle this beautiful investment in your pond with the utmost care and knowledge. Here we provide you with some basic, helpful tips to take care of them correctly. Read more about backyard koi ponds...

A BIG Pond Problem...

Researchers report that the worlds oceans are developing "dead zones" due to nitrogen run off and other chemical seepage. An interesting article about pond issues on a global scale. Read more...

Barley Straw has limited benefit...

Research from Ohio State University indicates that the use of barley straw for algae control may have limited effectiveness and some potential risks. Read more about barley straw...

Iowa State University Report on Mosquitoes...

Helpful hints on controlling mosquito outbreaks. ISU indicates that combating mosquitoes at the larval stage is preferred. Written in 1996, it is still a useful article for reference. Read more mosquito facts...

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