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Make sure you are checking your water levels regularly as the heat can cause water to evaporate much more quickly than you may expect – especially if you have fountains, waterfalls, or other water features as a part of your backyard pond.
The type of filtration system you utilize for your backyard pond should use a biological as well as a mechanical filter. A biological filter works by providing a surface area where bacteria that are beneficial to the pond’s ecosystem colonize and aid in removing excess nutrients from the water.
There is almost nothing better than having a koi pond right in your back yard. The relaxing sounds and beautiful sights are hard to beat. However, there are some additional maintenance measures you will have to take if you choose to have aquatic fish, like koi, as a part of your backyard pond.
Many people with backyard ponds add fish as a way to enhance the pond’s beauty and create excitement. Fortunately, there are two common pond fish available at Great Lakes Pondscapes that can not only live, but thrive, in different temperatures and environments.