It’s spring, can I start feeding my fish again?

It’s spring, can I start feeding my fish again? They look hungry! When the temperatures lowered this fall and winter, your fish’s metabolism did as well. You began to lessen the amount that you fed them. You switched over to a wheat germ fish food. Then you stopped feeding them while the temperatures were very…

It’s cold, why is there algae in my pond?

Why is there algae in my pond? Many pond owners at this time of year find themselves wondering, “it’s cold outside, why is there algae in my pond?” It’s common belief that when it’s cold algae shouldn’t grow. Although temperature does play a role in the growth of algae, there are many other variables that…

Is Your Pond Ready for Winter?

FALL AND WINTER POND CARE Is your pond ready for Winter? We know, many of you reading this are southern California residents thinking “Winter? Yeah, right! I don’t have to do anything different to my pond!”  Even though we do not have to worry about freezing temperatures in So-Cal, there are plenty of other items…

Your Pond – What to expect with the warm weather

What to expect with the warm weather: Three things to expect with warm weather and your pond. Every year as the seasons changes from the cold winter months to the warmer spring months, there are at least three things you can expect with the warm weather. Over the last several months your pond has probably…

It’s time! Spring clean outs!

  Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to think about your pond clean out! Clean outs are highly suggested, especially if your pond gets hit by excessive winter debris such as leaves, weeds and water runoff. With the warm So-Cal weather, your pond will be in full swing in a few weeks. If the…