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I know Bullfrogs are not good for a pond, but are other types of frogs OK to put in a pond?

Bullfrogs are not entirely bad for a pond, it just depends on the size of the frogs compared to the size of your fish. The reason I say bullfrogs aren’t…

Have little worms in your pond filter? Find out what they are

It’s natural to be concerned when you see anything in your pond that is out of the ordinary. Fortunately, most of the standard frights I hear about are from harmless…

At what temperature should I stop and start feeding my fish?

I’m glad you asked this question. Many people worry about feeding their fish too often or not enough. Did you know that if you start feeding your fish while the…

How to choose a pond filter

When it comes to choosing a pond filter for your pond, you want to consider the amount of fish your pond is housing and its overall size. Since many filters on…

When should I clean my filter media?

I say there really is no set-in-stone time when you must clean your filter. It really all depends on what the filter pad’s purpose is.

Biological filter media really shouldn’t…

Tips on converting a sand filter to a pond filter

A pool is close enough to a pond right? So if I have a sand filter keeping my pool crystal clear, I can just as easily hook it up to…

How to set up a professional pond filter

You don’t have to be a professional to set up a professional pond filter. The process is pretty easy and you can have your Professional Bio Pond Filter setup in…

Should I clean my waterfall spillway? If so how often?

I definitely recommend cleaning your bio falls every four to six weeks. If you don’t clean your bio falls, then your mechanical filtration (filter mat) will become clogged with waste.

What steps should I take for opening my pond in the Spring?

Spring is right around the corner and you’re itching to get your backyard pond back up and running. If you’re a new pond hobbyist and this is your first spring…

What is the difference between all the vacuums for ponds?

There are two types of pond vacuums available on the market today and they are electrical and gravity. Let’s start out with electrical since these are probably the most powerful…

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