Turn all those negative thoughts about the weather towards SPRING, which is only 59 days away.....Spring is simply the most exciting time of year. As things slowly awaken from their winter hibernation, there are some things that you can do to make sure your water feature gets off to a good start this spring. It's never too late to start your planning for your pond spring cleaning. If you are new to the water gardening lifestyle or have never performed your own pond clean out, we are here to help you. Some of you reading this want nothing to do with the cleaning part of owning a pond and that's perfectly fine, again we are here to help..... Click here Put's Ponds & Gardens Professional Pond Cleaning Services
Tips For The Diehard DIY's
In the past we have listed the 25-30 steps you need to take in preparing a successful spring pond clean out, but this time we're providing you with a quick 3 minute video so that you can see first hand of what a Spring Clean Out entails. Check it out....!!!!
Click here for a link to written steps on performing your own Pond Clean Out ......
For additional spring maintenance tips, watch our video with helpful tips to get your pond off to a good start:
Once your pond is cleaned out....
Coldwater Beneficial Bacteria can be added all winter as it has specially formulated strains of bacteria that work in cold water temperatures up to 60°F, with a peak performance between temperatures of 35°F to -40°F. Once temperatures are above 60°F you can transition over to Aquascape Beneficial Bacteria for Ponds, dry or liquid.
Your fish may look like they need to eat and even come to the surface looking for their first spring treat, but don’t do it! Wait until the water temperature will remain over 50 degrees. (If you feed them now, your fish may not be able to properly digest the food causing future health problems.)
If you are interested in having someone professionally clean your pond this spring. We can help you find a Certified Aquascape Contractor in your region, log onto www.aquascapeinc.com/findcontractors.php.