The Better Pond Blog

Our Better Pond Blog will help you learn about  Pond Maintenance with important information about Pond Aeration, Pond Fountains and Accessories, Vegetation Control,  Storm Water Management, and more.

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The Pond Blog is divided into manageable sections separated into unique topic areas that are easy to navigate.

Pond Weed and Algae Control

How to Control Weeds in Your Ponds

How to Control Weeds in Your Ponds

How to Effectively Control Pond Weeds Table of Contents • Identifying the Problem •.Prevention is Key • Control with Pond Chemicals • Mechanical Control • Aeration & Pond Fountains • Pond...

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Algae Blooms: Causes and Solutions

Algae Blooms: Causes and Solutions

Algae Bloom: Table of Contents What is an Algae Bloom? What Causes Algae Blooms? Are Algae Blooms Harmful to Wildlife, Pets and Humans? Where are Algae Blooms Found? How Long Do Algae Blooms Last?...

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How to Apply Aquatic Dyes

How to Apply Aquatic Dyes

How to apply Aquatic Dye to your Pond Aquatic Dye - keep your pond looking good! What are Pond Dyes and why should you consider using them? Pond dyes contain colorants that are similar to food dyes...

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Algae Identification and Maintenance

Algae Identification and Maintenance

Algae Identification and Maintenance Algae Identification of three common types of Algae Algae are a simple non-flowering aquatic plant that lacks stems, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue. To help...

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6 Reasons to use Lake or Pond Dye

6 Reasons to use Lake or Pond Dye

Pond Water Dye - The Benefits The addition of pond or lake water dye can make your pond more visually appealing by adding a tint of color to the water. Murky water that is brought on by algae growth...

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Pond Fountains and Aeration

8 reasons to install a Pond Fountain

8 reasons to install a Pond Fountain

8 reasons to install a Pond Fountain (updated 12.5.2023) A pond fountain provides visual appeal and tranquility to your pond or lake. The sound of streaming water splashing on a peaceful pond can...

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Solar-Powered Aeration

Solar-Powered Aeration

Solar-Powered Aeration for Lake Management and Pond Maintenance No need for expensive electricity installation, maintain remote ponds with Solar-Powered Aeration A Solar-powered Aeration system is...

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Pond Maintenance

How to Winterize Your Pond

How to Winterize Your Pond

If you live in a cold climate, you should take steps to winterize your pond. When winterizing your pond take into account your fish population, plants, pumps, and other accessories (i.e. waterfalls, fountains, and aeration units). Properly Winterizing your Pond will provide enough oxygen and allow for C02 release to keep your fish population healthy all winter long.

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Fish Pond Maintenance and Green Carp

Fish Pond Maintenance and Green Carp

Fish Pond Maintenance   The Green Carp and its role in Fish Pond Maintenance Who is the Green Carp? The Green Carp - also known as the Grass Carp - is a herbivorous, freshwater fish known for...

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