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Bead filters clean pond water by pumping the water in through a plastic chamber filled with thousands of plastic beads packed together. The water is pressed under the pressure of a pump and dirt particles remain stuck in the beads. The bead filter traps organic materials, dirt, and other debris.
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A pond skimmer saves you the work of skimming debris from your pond. The technology of a pond skimmer automatically removes debris (leaves, pollen, twigs, dirt and more). Skimmers are a type of mechanical filter where a screen, a net, or a basket is built-in to capture debris from the water. The skimmer creates a sweeping motion that keeps debris from sinking to the bottom of the pond.
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Springtime is almost here, and it’s time to get the yard ready for some fun in the sun! This usually means cleaning up several months’ worth of debris, and it’s often hard to decide where to start. Most homeowners begin by raking leaves and mowing the lawn, and then focusing on the areas where heavy debris accumulates. If you have an outdoor koi pond or water feature, you already know that you have your work cut out for you every spring. Even a covered pond can collect a lot of debris and sludge over the winter!
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Your home is your castle, and your castle is where you go to unwind and escape from the everyday madness. Many people spend their free days watching TV or binging on YouTube to relax, and others love to cook, clean, sleep or play some good music. Now all there is no standard method to making good use of free time, so there is no right or wrong way to do it, but if you have a backyard where you live, there are some interesting activities to help convert the yard into a sanctuary.
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A water display in the yard, garden fountains, or patio fountains turn the yard from ordinary to special. Scientists deduce that we humans began as water creatures and evolved to hunters who speared fish in the water. Hence our eager desire to be around water and to skip rocks. A child will be drawn to the water’s edge to start throwing rocks. People are drawn to water.
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A pond as part of your home's outdoor ambiance is a beautiful featured addition that provides times of peace, relaxation and tranquility. However there are special needs and possible seasonal occurrences that are typical for most outdoor fish ponds one should be mindful of. As temperatures dip a freeze is probable over your pond and there is partial protection nature invokes; the pond experiences a state of suspended animation of sorts. At best a small pond heater is a great idea to protect your outdoor space adequately.
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When choosing the best underwater pond light, there are three things to consider, longevity, lighting effects, and fish safety if you decided to put them in your pond. No such thing as a 100% waterproof fixture. Submersible fixtures are susceptible to leaks. The likelihood of a leak occurring can be significantly reduced depending on the institution and how it is engineered and built. Cheaper is not better when looking for an underwater pond light. Plastic housing can crack from temperature fluctuations and be damaged by the sun.
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Nature is beautiful and people should do their best to preserve it by any means necessary. Besides, animals survive from nature because it provides clean air and food. At times, human activities like littering can destroy the environment. Without being cautious to where and how individuals litter their waste materials, some living organisms like aquatic life may be depleted in the long-run. The diversification of living organisms allow for a functional ecosystem where there is dependence for survival.
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Pond filters are important, are even considered the heart of a pond, because they filter, aerate, and keep the pond water clear. Water garden filters are the key to water balance and water balance is the essence of clear water. A larger pump than you need may be better than a smaller pump. Leaves from a tree can contaminate the water feature and require a larger filter to do the job.
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Most people clearly know how to set up a dog space. They buy a 10 or 20 lb bag of kibble, a bowl for water, one for the kibble, and a doggie bed. Easy peasy. But going back in their memory banks to when mom brought that first goldfish in a bowl. You may remember the excitement. That is until about a month or so when "Moby Dick" was floating belly side up.