Maintaining Water Quality
Most Rochester, Monroe County New York (NY) water gardeners are aware of the importance good quality water plays in a pond habitat. Not knowing how to get or keep water quality can prove challenging to some pond owners. Your water may be perfectly clear, but your fish may not be acting like you’re used to seeing, which can tip you off that something might be a little off in your pond’s water. Before you make any rash decisions on treating your water garden, ask yourself the following questions:
How Many Fish Should Be In My Pond?
How Much Do I Feed My Fish?
No more than once per day is recommended and no more than your fish can eat in 2 to 3 minutes(if you have an ecosystem pond with plants) – then remove all excess, leftover food.
How Many Plants Should I Have?
What Water Treatments Should I Use?
How Do I Know If My Pump Is The Correct Size For My Pond?
What Does It Mean If There Is A Lot Of Decaying Debris On The Bottom Of My Pond?
What Type Of Filtration Should I Have?
How Often Should I Clean My Filter?
Most filters need to be cleaned no more than once or twice per year. Refer to manufacturer’s instructions for details on your specific filter type. Filters in your pond skimmer can be cleaned more frequently to remove fish waste and debris in the net. Biofalls filter media only needs to be cleaned in the spring during spring pond maintenance and can be cleaned again late summer by Acorn Ponds & Waterfalls of Rochester, Monroe County, NY. We always recommend cleaning all filter media forwinter storage.
What Should My Pond's Water Temperature Be?
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