Garden Fish Pond Tips


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As part of KS Pond Services I get asked several question about maintenance of garden fish ponds so I have created this section for tips for your garden pond, These tips range from information about water loss, pump maintaince & cost, installing a new pond, planting, wildlife, fish care etc.

I will be adding more throughout the year in this section, so why not follow this site for updates. If you have any questions you would like answered please get in touch and I will be able to help you.

  • Pond Clean From Start to Finish - This was a small pond clean, The customer had taken photos of me working, so though would share the photos, I normally try to take photos of the progress of some ponds. Though this...
  • Very Green Pond - This was the job yesterday, this is what happens when a pond hasn’t been cleaned in a fair few years and UV unit is not working. Filter had been cleaned only a month ago,...
  • Tip for Breeding Fish - Breeding fish in a garden pond, normally this is something that if you let nature take its course the fish will breed given the right conditions. The fish will normally breed in early spring...
  • Breakdown of Complete Pond Service - KS Pond Services breakdown of our full pond clean and service. Depending on the size of the pond and the last time was cleaned does determine the time taken to fully clean and service...
  • Examples of Full Fish Pond Clean - Home – About Us – Services – Tips – Examples – Contact Here are just a few examples of a full service on different ponds, All of the photos below was taken on the...
  • About Duckweed - One question I get asked by new customers is about duckweed. Duckweed (Lemna minuta) can completely cover extensive areas of your pond mainly if it is still or slow-moving water. Duckweed grow best in...
  • Tips For Controlling Blanket Weed - Blanket Weed is the curse of keeping a pool. If I could invent something to eliminate blanket weed without causing any other problems I would be a millionaire overnight! A little blanket weed is...
  • Best Way to Feed Your Garden Pond Fish - My suggestion on feeding the fish is the same as always and this is that when the weather gets warmer and you go outside on a nice day, without a coat on and you...
  • Running Costs of Garden Fish Pond - One of the questions I mostly get asked by my customers is the running cost of a fish pond, so thought would do some calculations of running cost per day and over a year....
  • How A Garden Pond Pump Works - For the operation of a waterfall the pump simply sucks water in and pumps it up through a hosepipe which leads to the top of a waterfall. The water then flows down the waterfall...