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Gold Label Aqua Pond Paint 5 Ltr Black

Gold Label Aqua Pond Paint 5 Ltr Black

New to the aquatics market Gold Label Aqua Pond Paint is a product designed to make the waterproofing of concrete ponds as simple as painting a wall with emulsion!Gold label Aqua Pond Paint is water based with an activator, Application is very easy as it does not require a seperate primer and there is no drag on the brush or roller, a huge benefit is the refill time, three to six days de

G4 Pond Sealer Black 25 kg

G4 Pond Sealer Black 25 kg

G4 Pond Sealer Black G4 Pond Sealer is a moisture cured polyurethane which forms a non-porous seal on concrete rendered ponds, G4 pond sealer uses the moisture in the air and the render to harden, G4 pond sealer can be applied to slightly damp surfaces, but it is important that the render is sufficiently dry to be porous so as to enable the first coat of G4 pond sealer to bond and obtai

Oase FM Master 3

Oase FM Master 3

The Oase FM Master is a remote radio controlled pond technology operation with four outlets, two are switched on and off via a hand-held transmitter, one is permanent and one is a dimmer(for use with Nautilus and certain Aquamax pumps). The Oase FM Master is weatherproof, strain relieved and can be used all year round. Garden sockets have a range of up to 80 m for radio-controlled opera

Silver Label Silicone Sealer Black 310 ml

Silver Label Silicone Sealer Black 310 ml

No longer need you worry about sealing that Pond liner and installing a Bottom Drain use Silver label Silicone Sealer and it will never leak. For best results clean all surfaces to be free of grease, algae, etc. Place Gold label Underwater Sealer directly onto the surface you wish to bond/seal. Silver label Silicone Sealer is completely safe for the fish or any other pond life. Silver

Pond Construction Getting the fundamentals right can be tricky when building your dream koi pond, why not speak to the experts and get it right first time ?

Building a Koi pond

Planning, patience, persistence.

The three key commodities that are absolutely essential in order to succeed.

We have attempted to provide you with some general rules that apply to all Koi ponds no matter what materials you use in your construction. These are common sense practices which we sometimes tend to overlook.

How Deep Should a Koi Pond be?

A Koi pond needs to be at least 3-feet deep, preferably 4-feet, and in most cases does not have to be over 6-feet deep unless you are trying to grow jumbo show Koi.

In colder climates 4-feet would be the minimum and an area that is 6-feet in part of the pond. In warmer climates you can get away with 3-feet deep, but remember that a shallow pond will heat up and cool quicker, which is not good for the Koi.

Maintenance Planning - Plan ahead

A Koi pond should be as maintenance free as possible, so when planning the location of your bottom drains keep in mind that they will only draw from a radius of 4 to 6 feet. Plan to have enough bottom drains to remove the debris & silt from the bottom of your pond.

Some components to consider

Make sure to install a skimmer and as far away from the waterfall or water return as possible, so that all floating debris to the can flow towards the skimmer.

A vortex, if space and budget allow, is very beneficial for your biological filter, as it will catch the bigger debris and cause less clogging in the bio-filter.

Basic design considerations

The pond edge should always be higher than the surrounding ground to avoid runoff water that could have chemicals from fertilizers, fungicides, and just any debris lying on the ground.

Keep the pond away from trees for two reasons: their roots could damage your pond and you don’t want to have to remove leaves all the time. Leaves in the pond will upset your pond’s water chemistry.

You will want to place the pond in an area close to your house, so that you can enjoy it from inside during inclement weather.


The last consideration is probably the most important, your Budget. This will determine the size of your pond as much as the space you have allocated for it. You should consider everything for the pond, filters, pumps, plumbing, electrical, stonework, landscaping and any other expenses associated with your pond. Once this is done you can begin construction.

Pond Construction

Getting the fundamentals right can be tricky when building your dream koi pond, why not speak to the experts and get it right first time ?

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