6 05, 2020

A beautiful rock fountain

2020-05-06T08:35:17-04:00

This carved rock fountain would look beautiful in a garden with shade so the moss will continue to grow. The fountain rock is 59"long x 33"wide and 12" high and we estimate it weighs between 1000 and 1200 pounds. A pump is included to make water flow from the top [...]

A beautiful rock fountain2020-05-06T08:35:17-04:00
16 04, 2020

Leaves may be adding nutrients to your pond

2020-04-16T13:23:39-04:00

This is one of several research articles that we have studied to learn how deciduous leaves contribute to increased levels of nitrogen and phosphorous in pond water. The author of this article is John R. Dorney and was published in Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 28 (1986)

Leaves may be adding nutrients to your pond2020-04-16T13:23:39-04:00
10 04, 2020

Secchi Disc Values for Ponds

2020-04-10T15:57:33-04:00

Using a Secchi Disc to measure water clarity can provide useful information for keeping your pond healthy. A Secchi Disc is made of metal or plastic with contrasting colors that can be observed as it is lowered into the water with a string.  A seldom used coffee or tea cup [...]

Secchi Disc Values for Ponds2020-04-10T15:57:33-04:00
6 03, 2020

Country Pond Filter frame material

2020-03-06T14:07:14-05:00

If you have a flat level location next to your pond to place a Country Pond Filter you may avoid the need to excavate with equipment. We have tested a variety of common building materials that can be used to build a basin frame.  treated wood 4" x 4"  or [...]

Country Pond Filter frame material2020-03-06T14:07:14-05:00
6 03, 2020

Selecting a pond filter location

2020-03-06T13:55:33-05:00

The best location for a Country Pond Filter is on level ground next to your pond that is elevated enough to prevent flooding and easy to mow around if needed.  Leveling the ground can be accomplished by adding material or digging down to create a flat spot slightly bigger than [...]

Selecting a pond filter location2020-03-06T13:55:33-05:00
5 03, 2020

Faux Waterfall

2020-03-05T09:50:07-05:00

We created this waterfall to give the impression that it flows from the larger pond behind it. This is actually the headwaters of a 300ft stream that was constructed to cascade down a hill side and into a koi pond. The 2hp pump provides approximately 200 gallons per hour of [...]

Faux Waterfall2020-03-05T09:50:07-05:00
4 03, 2020

Garden Stream

2020-03-04T17:56:48-05:00

This garden stream is a pond less feature that flows through a beautiful backyard landscape. We can build one for you. .

Garden Stream2020-03-04T17:56:48-05:00
25 02, 2020

How Bacteria Products work in your pond

2020-02-25T13:22:44-05:00

Most indigenous microorganisms (bacteria) found in your pond fail to breakdown and remove difficult to degrade organic matter. These same bacteria may also be less efficient at reducing higher than normal levels of nutrients like phosphorous and nitrate.  When selecting a probiotic bacteria to treat your pond it helpful to [...]

How Bacteria Products work in your pond2020-02-25T13:22:44-05:00
31 01, 2020

How to Reduce Duckweed Growth

2020-01-31T08:36:13-05:00

Duckweed (Lamnaceae) are the smallest flowering aquatic plants with a worldwide distribution. Wolffia, Spirodela, and Lemna are three genera in this botanical family. These plants float on the surface of the water as it warms and are mostly all leaf with one or more thread like legs extending downward to [...]

How to Reduce Duckweed Growth2020-01-31T08:36:13-05:00
29 01, 2020

Harmful Algae Blooms White Paper

2020-01-29T09:48:27-05:00

Further Assessing the Efficacy of Open-Cell Foam to Remove Algae and Algae-Toxins; Cape Cod Validation This whitepaper captures the independent field validation of AquaFlex’s Open-Cell foam to remediate Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). The mesocosm program discussed herein took place at two (2) Cape Cod, Massachusetts ponds, Lovell’s and Shubael’s, both [...]

Harmful Algae Blooms White Paper2020-01-29T09:48:27-05:00