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October 30, 2018

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March 19, 2019

Can I use normal compost for my pond plants? Do pond plants need fertiliser?

We would ideally recommend that you always use proper aquatic compost for all submerged aquatics plants in garden ponds and streams.

Aquatic Compost is a medium to heavy loam soil. It will hold...

February 26, 2019

The weather has been lovely over the last few days, although it is expected to go cooler again. 

Ponds are starting to come to life, plants are shooting and fish are stirring from their winter rest. 

Here are a few things you can be doing to get ready for the months ahea...

October 30, 2018

Male Fighters are very popular and we sell lots of them. They come in various colours, shapes etc.

💜If you want to keep them looking at their best then it is a good idea to supplement their diets with rich colour enhancing foods.
💙Also you want to them to grow well an...

October 1, 2018

The weather has changed and October has definitely seen the arrival of Autumn. There are various things that you need to be doing in your garden to prepare for the Winter. Take a look at this blog for a bit more information on what to do in your garden pond. HERE 

Do I...

September 28, 2017

If you have a problem with slimy, dark green/blue algae in your aquarium it is unlikely that fish will eat it. Or if you have algae eaters that cannot keep up with the algae growth, it might be worth looking at what might be causing it to grow.

Things to consider:

1) Aqu...

June 30, 2017

At this time of year there are various plants to choose from to create cover on your garden pond.

Water Lily are probably the most popular plants to give surface cover on your pond.There are lots of colours and varieties to choose from.White are generally the largest an...

April 25, 2017

Its that time of year when all the ponds start to go green. Although the fish do not mind the green water, its not so nice to look at plus you cannot see your fish.

There are various solutions to the seasonal green water problem. If you are looking for a natural solutio...

March 31, 2017

Everything is just starting to get going now in your garden. Plants are growing and the wildlife is out and about.  If you have a pond it will be full of activity with frogs spawning, plants growing and fish becoming more active.

It is time for a bit of Spring Cleaning....

January 31, 2017

Tropical or Coldwater Fish?

Firstly consider the size of the aquarium that you want to keep and the space that it is going to fit into. In the long term Goldfish and Fantails are going to grow larger than most tropical community fish, and will therefore need a larger aq...

November 23, 2016

Winter Water Garden Prep

As the temperature drops it is a good idea to prepare your Water Garden for the winter months.

1) In the colder months only feed your Pond Fish specially formulated winter foods, these are easy for the fish to diggest at a lower water temperature...

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