Professional Pond Building, Waterscaping
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Frequently Asked Questions

Fish Pond Design and Maintenance FAQ

Question:
How much does a typical pond cost?
Answer:
The cost is relative to the design and customer requirements.
Question:
Are ponds difficult to maintain?
Answer:
All ponds will require some minimal maintenance. It's misleading to assume that it would require none at all however that does not mean maintenance is a daily or weekly thing.
Question:
Does bacteria really work?
Answer:
Bacteria plays a vital part in breaking down harmful toxins like ammonia into less harmful compounds. Using a biweekly bacteria supplement will ensure a healthy and clean pond.
Question:
How do I keep birds and other predators from eating my fish?
Answer:
That's a good question and not easy to answer. There are some products. CR101 -9V battery infrared unit that uses your garden hose as ammunition to keep unwelcome predators away.
Question:
Are we able to have tropical fish in our pond?
Answer:
Yes, provided you can get them out in September. The water needs to be at least 70 degrees.
Question:
Can we have Koi fish in a deck pond?
Answer:
Typically Koi fish need at least 1,000 gallons of water in their ponds to maintain a healthy and happy life.

 

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Phone: 410-375-3106
Email: steve@aquaticeffects.com