Pond Guides | Pond Planet

09/08/2021

Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining your Tank Filter

Every aquarium needs a high-quality tank filter, as it is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment in your tank. Based on what kind of filter you have, it is responsible for filtering out solid and dissolved waste and cultivating beneficial bacteria to aid and maintain the nitrogen cycle. Not having a water filter could be catastrophic for your fish, but similarly, not taking proper care of your filter can lead to more problems with water chemistry. This is why you must make sure to regularly clean and... Read More

09/08/2021

How to Water Test your Freshwater Aquarium

If you’re new to the world of fishkeeping, then you may not be too familiar with water testing your freshwater aquarium. You may even be wondering if water testing is necessary at all, but to sum it up, yes, it is! Water testing is critical in newly set up aquariums to avoid fish loss. This can occur due to rapid rises in nitrate and ammonia. But even in established aquariums, you still need to upkeep regular water testing to ensure healthy living conditions for your fish. Water tests are so... Read More

09/08/2021

The Beginner’s Guide to Fish Food

For happy and healthy fish, it is your responsibility to ensure you’re feeding them the best and most appropriate fish food.  But with so many options available, we understand that it can be confusing deciding which fish food is the ‘right kind’. At Pond Planet, we are committed to ensuring our customers have thriving aquariums, which is why we have put together the beginner’s guide to fish food. Here you will learn about all the different fish food types, which you should choose, and what is the most appropriate option... Read More

09/08/2021

The Pond Planet Guide to Pond Netting

Here at Pond Planet, we pride ourselves on offering all of the best quality equipment and tools for our customers to maintain healthy and thriving ponds. But, this doesn’t stop at your pond being first built and set up. Once you have your pond ready, there is more important maintenance and care that you need to be aware of. To help you with this, we have put together the Pond Planet guide to pond netting. An important part of your regular pond maintenance that you might not have even known... Read More

09/08/2021
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How to Build a Mini Garden Pond from a Container in 6 Steps

Whether you don’t have the time, space or resources to create a full-blown pond area in your garden, we might have the solution for you. At Pond Planet, we understand better than anyone the desire to bring a little more nature and peace into your home and life with a relaxing nature pond. This is why we are committed to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to bring this dream to life if they so wish. So, if you have found yourself contemplating a pond in your outdoor space but... Read More

09/08/2021

The Beginners Guide to Aquarium Filters

When you first begin your aquarium hobby, it can be considered a milestone passed when you learn and understand how your aquarium filter works. This essential piece of equipment for your aquarium is certainly a must-have, but beyond this many people don’t understand exactly how the filter works or why it is so important. To help you understand the full ins and outs of your aquarium filter, we have put together a beginner’s guide which will help you gain an understanding of what your filter is doing and why it... Read More

23/06/2021

The Pond Planet Guide to the Best Pond Filters

When it comes to choosing the right pond filter, you may think that the decision will be an easy one to make. But you might find yourself surprised by the number of quality pond filters available on the market. At Pond Planet, we are proud to offer our customers a wide range of choice when it comes to reliable and efficient pond filters, but how do you choose which will be the best option for you? If you have found yourself trying to decide which pond filter to use in... Read More

24/05/2021
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How to Build an Outdoor Pond Waterfall

If you have a pond in your garden, then you already know what a sight it is all year round. Whether the water is rippling under the summer sun or an icy frost is sparkling in the winter, a pond is a stunning feature for any garden. So, how can you make it even more of a focal point with added beauty? The answer is simple. Not only are outdoor pond waterfalls a pleasing aesthetic, but they are also effective in keeping your pond water oxygenated. Plus, the soothing sounds... Read More

24/05/2021
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Oxygenating Pond Plants

Plants are the perfect way to keep your pond ecosystem balanced and healthy. Oxygenating pond plants (or oxygenators) are the best type of pond plant you can choose to keep your pond healthy. Not only do they provide more oxygen to your garden pond, but they also create safe habitats for wildlife and inhabitants of your pond to live under the water. Here at Pond Planet, we’ve got a great range of pond planting products as well as this handy guide to assist you in creating a garden pond that... Read More

24/05/2021
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Installing Garden Pond Liner

Installing your garden pond liner might be the job that’s been putting you off from creating the perfect garden pond. If it is, then have no fear, here at Pond Planet, we’re here to help! Ponds need pond liner to keep the water in a stable vessel and stop it from leaking out. The waterproof sheet of fabric is used to transform the hole you’ve excavated into a garden pond. It is bought in sheets that you can fold to fit your pond shape,  creating the perfect base for your... Read More