Pond Guides | Pond Planet

08/11/2021

The Pond Planet Guide to Pond Sludge: What It Is and How to Remove It!

If you are looking for the answers to all of your pond sludge questions, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we are dedicated to answering all of the questions and queries of pond owners across the country to bring you the tips and advice you need. So, if you have found that pond sludge is your latest enemy, then keep reading to find out how to remove it,  and most importantly, what pond sludge even is? What is Pond Sludge? The question on everybody’s... Read More

08/11/2021

The Pond Planet Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Care

As the winter months drag in, there are a whole new set of rules that you need to follow for taking care of your pond. So, whether you’re a newbie that’s just gotten your pond started or a seasoned pond professional, brush up on our top do’s and don’ts of winter pond care today to find out exactly what you should and should not do. For more tips and advice, don’t forget to read our comprehensive winter pond care guide online now. DON’T Bang on the Ice If you weren’t... Read More

08/11/2021

The Ultimate Pond Liner Guide

If you’re looking for all the information you could need on pond liners; then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we have put together a comprehensive guide that answers all of the most frequently asked questions on pond liners. From the basics of pond liners to how they should be installed and maintained, you will find all of the best tips and advice here. Once you have learnt all you need to know about pond liners, don’t hesitate to explore our varied collections available online... Read More

08/11/2021

How to Get Rid of Algae in a Pond

For every pond keeper, there is one word that instils terror in their entire beings. Algae. This entirely unwelcome plant life will invade your pond, turning water green and leaving a sludgy film that obscures your beautiful fish and plants in the water. Plus, not only is algae an unsightly and unpleasant distraction in your pond water it can also be very harmful to your pond life as it is known to deplete valuable oxygen. Algae can turn pond keeping from a therapeutic hobby into something that feels more like... Read More

13/10/2021

The Pond Planet Tank Buying Guide

The first step to starting any aquarium begins with finding the right fish tank. And while it may be easy to think that any waterproof box will do, there is much more thought and consideration that needs to go into your decision. So, if you have found yourself looking for the perfect tank to start your aquarium journey, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we have pulled together our top tips and advice into one thank buying guide that will help you make an... Read More

13/10/2021

The Pond Planet Guide to Aquascaping

Welcome to the world of aquascaping! An art form in itself, the progression from regular aquarium keeping to aquascaping is easy to fall into, and once you have started you may find it difficult to stop. The end goal is to create an aesthetically pleasing aquarium landscape in which just as much effort has gone into the visual appeal of the tank as the care of the fish living in it. So, if you have found yourself looking for ways to make your aquarium more attractive, then you have come... Read More

13/10/2021

Aquarium Heaters: Everything You Need to Know and How to Use Them

If you’re new to aquarium keeping, then you may have a few questions and queries about some of the essential equipment. This is why we have put together the Pond Planet complete guide to aquarium heaters to help you get started. Here, we will be answering some of the most frequently asked questions about tank heaters so that you have a full understanding of how they work and how to use them. Find all the tips and tricks you need to know about aquarium heaters here and discover which heater... Read More

13/10/2021

How to Choose the Right Aquarium Heater

If you’re looking for the right aquarium heater for your tanks, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we are proud to offer a wide selection of premium-quality aquarium heaters, which promises designs to suit every aquarium. But with so many options on offer, which aquarium heater do you choose? To help you find the right aquarium heater for your tank, we have put together the all-you-could-need guide on choosing the perfect aquarium heater. From basic facts to helpful hints and tips, our extensive guide... Read More

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