Pond Care: Seasonal Summer Maintenance

Pond care is incredibly important throughout the year, and it’s no secret that different seasons pose different challenges for pond owners and aquatic enthusiasts the world over. Our team at Pond Planet have already bestowed all you need to know on caring for your pond in winter, but what about pond care in summer? In the warmer months, algae can soon begin to accumulate and your pond runs the risk of quickly becoming an overgrown eyesore; here’s how to combat the effects of warm weather and care for your pond... Read More


Adding Aeration To Your Pond Can Be a Life Saver In Summer

Oxygen Lack of Oxygen is the biggest risk your fish face during the summer months. Warmer water has a reduced ability to hold oxygen. Couple this with an increase in demand from your fish, and the fact that aquatic plants actually demand oxygen at night instead of producing it and this can result in serious problems. How do you know when your pond is short of oxygen? You may not know until too late when you look one morning after a hot, sticky night and some of your fish have gone... Read More


Pond Advice August 2012

With more typical weather forecast for this time of year, this month could finally be the time we get out and enjoy our ponds and gardens. A summer of rain has stifled most efforts to get out into the garden. With better weather on the horizon make sure to complete any unfinished pond jobs, such as filter maintenance and changing your UVC lamp. If you haven’t managed to you carry out your annual pond clean? Now would be an ideal time to use a pond vacuum to remove silt and... Read More