Pond tips for the winter

Even though the fish are not active, it is still very important to take care of your pond in the winter. You have to keep an eye on the pond, because there are a few things you have to take into account. Consumers ask us a lot of questions in the winter, which we will try to address about tips for pound maintenance in the winter.

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Keep the pond ice-free

When in winter the pond freezes over, fish mortality often occurs. However, you should never smash a hole in the ice, because the vibrations are harmful to your fish. Aeration of the water is a better solution.

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Maintenance march

During the past months many leaves and sprigs have been blown into the pond. This organic material may strongly acidify the soil and later on during spring time it will cause an objectionable explosion of…

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Remove bottom sludge

Leaves, water plant remains, and excrement from fish can increasingly pollute the pond bottom. Especially under oxygen poor conditions, the bottomlayer will acidify, and bacterial conversion of organic elements is no longer possible.

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Testing pond water with an app

It is important to check the hardness of the water now. Velda has revolutionized water testing and can turn your smartphone into your personal water test center by means of a free app.

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Pond supplies

To secure a healthy and clear pond, diffe-rent pond products and pond supplies can be used. You can purchase pond supplies when building your pond or you can apply them in an existing pond. For, a garden pond is more than just a container of water.

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Pond fish

Your Pond fish revive pond and usually make it more amusing to look at. It is quite logical that pond owners add fish to their pond, most times without thinking. What species of pond fish do you choose?

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Pond maintenance

If you have a pond in your garden, you have to maintain it every now and then. Pond maintenance will differ from time to time, depending on the season. In spring and in summer a lot of maintenance work has to be done.

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About a pond

There is a lot to say about ponds. From initial thoughts about installing a pond in your garden till maintenance of a large koi pond with a range of valuable fish. It is all about ponds. Let us first linger over different kinds and forms of ponds.

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