Category: 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.

Frog Stuck in Pump

A customer rang me up as their pump had stopped working, as they are just under an hour away, I was said would talk them through to clean the pump. I first got them...

First Full Fish Pond Clean Of 2018

As the temperatures at the beginning of the year are too cold to do full service / clean out of fish ponds with fish. This is because while temperatures on a normal day are...

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...

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...