Pond and Fish Care

Why Are Custom Water Features Essential For A Koi Pond In Philadelphia?

By |2024-04-09T09:20:44-04:00April 9th, 2024|Pond and Fish Care, Pond Building|

Just imagine having a beautiful koi pond in your backyard, but it lacks the proper water features to keep your koi fish happy and healthy. As a Professional Water Feature Contractor in Philadelphia, AquaReale understands the importance of custom water features for your koi pond. Whether it's to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your pond,

Aqua Reale’s Comprehensive Koi Pond Maintenance Guide for Philadelphia

By |2023-11-14T08:23:45-05:00November 14th, 2023|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care|

Welcome to Aqua Reale's guide on maintaining a koi pond in Philadelphia. As a leading authority in aquatic environments, we understand the specific needs and challenges of keeping a koi pond in Philly's unique climate. Let's explore the best practices to ensure your pond is a healthy and enchanting haven for your koi. Essential Koi

Winterizing Your Philadelphia Pond: Trust Aqua Reale for a Worry-Free Winter

By |2023-10-24T09:46:32-04:00October 24th, 2023|Pond and Fish Care|

Why Winterizing Your Pond is Crucial Winterizing your Philadelphia pond is not just a seasonal task; it's an essential part of responsible pond ownership. Aqua Reale understands the importance of this process and offers comprehensive maintenance programs to help you through it. The winter season can be harsh on your pond's ecosystem, affecting everything

Dive into the World of Aquatic Plants and Their Amazing Benefits

By |2023-10-10T09:07:09-04:00October 10th, 2023|Pond and Fish Care, Pond Design|

Aquatic plants are more than just a pretty sight in ponds; they play a crucial role in maintaining a balanced and thriving pond ecosystem. Let's explore the multifaceted benefits these plants offer and why they're essential for any pond owner. Types of Aquatic Plants: Submerged Plants: Rooted at the pond's bottom, they flourish underwater. Emergent

What Happens to Pond Fish When It Gets Cold?

By |2023-09-27T07:59:58-04:00September 27th, 2023|Pond and Fish Care, Pond Design|

Ever wondered what your pond fish are up to when the chilly winds start blowing? Unlike us, they don’t have cozy homes to retreat to, but nature has got them covered. Let’s dive into the cool (literally!) life of pond fish during winter. Now, we all love the sunny days when our fish are all

Pond Algae Control 101

By |2023-08-30T11:20:06-04:00August 6th, 2023|Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

What is Pond Algae? The two most common types of algae found in ponds are suspended and string algae. Suspended algae, sometimes called “green water”, are single-celled organisms that reproduce at a rapid rate. Due to their tiny size, this algae type is capable of passing through most filtration systems. If the conditions are right,

What is an Exploratory Pond Cleaning

By |2023-07-10T08:31:39-04:00April 3rd, 2023|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

We recommend exploratory pond cleanings when cleaning ponds we have not ever worked with or those we have not cleaned in the past two years. Keeping your pond in excellent shape is crucial to maintaining a healthy pond ecosystem. By doing an exploratory pond cleaning, we help secure the health and endurance of your pond.

How Long Will My Koi Live?

By |2023-07-10T08:36:21-04:00January 11th, 2023|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Water Features|

Before they became staple features of pond culture, koi fish were originally bred for food in Japan. That was until their beautiful features began to impress their breeders. Koi soon became highly regarded creatures and thus their journey into ponds around the world began. Koi are particularly notorious for their long lifespans. In ideal conditions,

How to Maintain a Running Winter Pond

By |2023-03-07T14:48:07-05:00November 25th, 2022|Pond and Fish Care|

When the temperature starts to plummet, pond owners ask themselves how they can keep their pond running properly during the winter months. Follow our winter tips to keep your pond running optimally throughout the season. Keep a hole in the pond ice Once the temperature starts to drop below freezing, you will notice the surface

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