General Questions

Fuzzy growth on Waterfalls, Rocks and Pond sides

A little bit of green fuzz on the sides of the pond does not hurt anything. It makes it more natural and gives the fish a bit of healthy greenery to munch on. If that greenery turns black and/or slimy though, then it is an indication of something that is not quite right in the…

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Leaking Pond

<div class=”question”> <h4>Question:</h4> I think that I have a leak somewhere as I have to add a lot of water every day – more than ever in the past. I know that it is summer and hot but………..the water drops about 5″ over night. My pond is about 1500 gallons. My water bill is astronomical.…

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Restoring a small Pond with low energy usage

Question: I just moved into a house with a small pond, somewhere between 50-100 gals. It was neglected for about a year. It has water, sand, rocks, algae, decayed plant matter and 4 goldfish in it. I’m looking to turn it into a pond that is as eco-friendly as possible. I don’t want a waterfall…

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Feeding Goldfish

Question: We have a 2000 gallon rubber lined fish pond with approximately 60 goldfish, water plants, and a water fall. We have been feeding our fish every day but someone told us that we shouldn’t feed the fish but just let them eat the algae. What do you recommend? We live in Northern Michigan. In…

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Water Loss

Question: Hello, I have a question about normal waterloss from the pond. We have a pond that is about 13-1/2 feet X 8 feet and 3 feet deep at the deepest point. It is in full sun most of the day. How much waterloss in inches would be normal from our pond (how many inches…

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Winterization Kits

Question: I HAVE 1000 GAL POND WITH APPROX 50 SQ FT OF SURFACE ONE END IS 3FT DEEP AND TAPERS TO 2FT DEEP IN A FIGURE 8 DESIGN. I HAVE FIVE GOLD FISH AND WANT TO WINTERIZE THE POND. I NOTED YOU HAVE TWO KITS ON YOUR WEBB SITE. WILL EITHER KIT WORK. WE LIVE…

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Where are the flowers

Question: I’ve got water lillies and water hyacinths in my water garden and other than a few flowers a copule of weeks ago I’ve has nothing since. The plants are healthy and ferilizer pills were added for the lillies, but no flowers. Is there a specific test and water additive that I should be performing?…

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Matala Pond Vac II

Question: My pond is 3 feet deep. will this vacuum easily remove the debris and sludge from the bottom ? i’d hate to spend this kind of money on a vacuum and find out it did not do the job. Answer: Hello! The Matala II Pond Vac will easily remove sludge and small debris (large…

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