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Posts about how to maintain water gardens

Water Garden – After First Treatment

AFTER FIRST TREATMENT in an area Decorative Water Garden. The follow-up picture of the decorative Water Garden featured in the Post of May 24, 2013 demonstrates significant results in algae reduction and water clarity. However, the Water Garden received only … Continue reading

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Water Garden – Before…

05/24/2013 BEFORE TREATMENT BEGAN in an area Decorative Water Garden. The pictured Decorative Water Garden is an example of a heavy algae growth that inhibits water clarity. Water clarity is very desirable in a decorative pond or water garden. Total phosphorus … Continue reading

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Maintaining Healthy Fish

To maintain healthy fish in a decorative pond, water garden or lake it is necessary to have the proper dissolved oxygen levels to maintain a desirable environment for your aquatic life. Organics such as fecal matter, wasted feed, dead algae, … Continue reading

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Know Your Water Garden – Intro

A water garden has, simplistically speaking, five major components; Fish, Water, Pond, Nutrition and Management. Each of the components will be addressed over the next few weeks. The right quality and quantity of water in the system is needed to … Continue reading

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The 1st Water Garden Component: THE FISH

The First Component is of course… THE FISH. Each species of fish have their own preferred water temperature for optimum viability and growth. Other constraining factors include (1) Dissolved Oxygen, (2) pH, (3) Stocking Density and (4) Ammonia-Nitrogen. Ultra Water … Continue reading

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