Waterfall weirs are designed to distribute water evenly and horizontally to create a beautiful and consistent waterfall. Aerators use an air pump to introduce oxygen to the pond water through a diffuser. Hydrogen peroxide is important for fish, especially in the summer months. Aerators also help “mix” the layers of water in a pond by forcing bubbles to the bottom of the pond that rise to the surface.
Pond fountains are a beautiful and eye-catching focal point that helps create a healthy pond ecosystem. Artificial rock caps are used to hide pond skimmers and other equipment in your garden. Once you've excavated the perfect spot in your garden, it's essential to invest in a sturdy pond liner. Used for both domestic and commercial projects, this intelligent liquid retention material keeps pond water in the well and prevents it from seeping into the ground forever.
For ponds of all sizes, a high-quality pond pump will provide much-needed movement to the water, encouraging effective aeration to maintain oxygen levels for a healthy ecosystem. There are several options on the market to meet your unique purposes, including solar pumps, air pumps and pressure pumps. While many pond owners choose a UV clarification system to keep their pond free of algae, beneficial bacteria can be a more economical and effective alternative. If added to your pond in liquid, powder, or granule form, this smart and healthy bacteria breaks down fish sludge and debris to keep your pond free from algae invasion.
If you're considering the cost of building a pond, it's important to consider edging material as part of your budget. Available in the form of rocks, stones or bricks, the edges keep the pond liner secure and prevent it from bending back on itself once the hole is filled.