Filter February and your pond

What is Filter February? Filter February is the month we focus on everything which involves filtration on your pond. This includes your water pumps, UV lights, aeration pumps, skimmers, auto fills, and of course the filters. These items are serviced and monitored on our regular maintenance program. However, parts eventually wear out or become clogged and…

Pond Inspection

Pond Inspection Through the end of January So-Cal ponds, Inc. is offering a free pond inspection to any residential pond located within a 15 mile radius of our office.  Every pond could greatly benefit from a free pond inspection, this is a good time to discuss any issues or concerns you may have about your…

Algae in your pond

So you have string algae in your pond? That is not necessarily a bad thing. Ponds are a delicate ecosystem which rely on a number of factors to remain balanced. If any one of these factors tips too much to one side the entire ecosystem will become unstable and many symptoms will become obvious.  …

Ponds Gone Wrong/ The Real McCoy

Every now and then a pond is poorly constructed that offers nothing of its original intentions, such as relaxation, enjoyment and serenity. One of our Helix Contractors had the  misfortune of being called out to evaluate this particular pond. He was called out to offer a solution to repairing this pond, however it was so…

Periscope and Ponds

The Ponddigger Our good friend and mentor Eric Triplett recently wrote this article for Pond Trade Magazine explaining how Periscope can help us all with our ponds. Check it out! Periscope Provides Live Recordings at Pond Sites New social media tool offers live video recordings. By Eric Triplett, The Pond Digger Published on October 24, 2015 in…