Pond Talk

Can you use Bluegill in your Aquaponics system?

Can you use Bluegill in your Aquaponics system?

[clear] Some people think that you can only use Talapia for aquaponics but the truth is you can really use any fish. Including pond fish like Koi and Goldfish. But to me part of aquaponics is being self-sustaining. That means you should be able to eat everything – including the fish. Now in the winter months it is a challenge to keep the Talapia alive
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Sunland Water Gardens Celebrates Their First Fifty Years By Looking Ahead To The Next Fifty

Press Release: 01/08/2014 Los Angeles, CA When Jacklyn Rodman’s family first opened Sunland Water Gardens in 1965, she never envisioned she’d be the leading pond supply and pond plant store in the Los Angeles area fifty years later. “It’s a truly a family business with everything for your pond,” shared Jacklyn. Jacklyn’s grandfather, opened the Southern California pond plant and supply store in 1965 on his Sunland property. Fifteen years later, he sold the thriving business to his granddaughter, Jacklyn. “He gave me a fair
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Pond Maintenance: How to achieve a naturally balanced pond: Biological vs Mechanical

Pond Maintenance

How to achieve a naturally balanced pond

Biological vs Mechanical

[clear] Filtration is very critical to pond maintenance. Not only does it help in removing excess nutrients from the water but it also provides beneficial bacteria for the pond. There are generally two types of filtration system, biological and mechanical.

Mechanical Pond Filter System

Mechanical filters primarily filter the water outside of the pond. Some skim the debris off of the pond surface for removal and captures debris that
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Koi – 101: Top Koi care questions

Koi - 101

Top 12 Koi care questions

Everyday here at our pond supply and water garden supply store we get a lot of questions about Koi care. I wanted to take a moment and answer the top "12 Koi Care Questions". Hope this helps and don't forget if you have any questions, please stop by our local pond supply store where you can view a large variety of pond supplies and pond plants. [clear] 1. Maximum life span is over 100 years in
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Koi Ponds can Prevent West Nile Virus

Koi Ponds can Prevent West Nile Virus

There are many reasons that home owners might decide to install a Koi pond on their property. In addition to their unique beauty, they also bring a sense of tranquility to any area. The many different pond plants that can be incorporated along with the Koi give you more tools for creating the look that you prefer. It is easy to find the quality of assorted aquatic plants in Los
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How to protect against West Nile virus

How to protect against West Nile virus - Pond Talk. With the recent news that Los Angeles County has become extremely low on mosquito fish, the importance of a carefully preserved fish population has once again come to the surface.
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