Aquatic Help & Advice
We have over 60 years of experience with fish keeping, ponds and water features. We are proud to have one of the largest specialist aquatic centres in the UK, our expert knowledge can help guide you to choose the right product.
How To Plant Aquatic Baskets
A pond must have plants to increase bio-diversity, enliven it and add interest, and one of the best ways to fill a pond with plants is to use aquatic baskets.
Guide To Outdoor Water Features
There's little doubt that the sight and sound of flowing water brings another dimension to a garden. They add animation to a garden, kindling visual and aural interest in areas that have previously lacked a spark.
How to Build a Pond
Every garden should have a pond, a haven for wildlife and a tranquil place to relax. This guide will help you construct a pond using the most popular ways, either a pre-formed shape or a liner, concrete is more time consuming.
How To Calculate Your Pond Capacity
It is important to calculate your correct pond capacity, to enable the right level of filtration to be chosen for your pond and to provide a guide as to the minimum flow rate required in conjunction with any pond filter.
Which Plants Can Be Used In A Pond
A pond is an essential part of the garden, and plants ensure a healthy aquatic environment. Here we share our thoughts on the best plants to use and why.
Which Pre Formed Pond Should You Choose?
Preformed ponds are a popular alternative to using a liner, which are moulded from plastic or fibre glass and available in a large number of shapes.
Pond Preparation for Autumn & Winter
The perfect guide to getting your garden pond ready for Autumn and Winter, as it's important to plan ahead now before the leaves begin to fall and cold weather freezes the water.
Reasons To Choose A Raised Pond
There's no doubt that building a pre-formed or liner pond involves a certain amount of hard work, so we think that a raised version is well worth considering.
How To Choose A Fountain Pond Pump
Choosing a pond pump can be very confusing. You'll find a large range of different makes and specifications, and here we'll explain how to decide which fountain pump is best for you and makes the process a whole lot easier!
How To Keep Your Pond Healthy
Keeping a pond healthy requires a combination of nature and technology right from the planning stage to make them into a haven for plants and animals.
How To Choose A Pond Filter
All ponds need a ﬁltration system to keep the water clean, clear and healthy. Stocking levels of fish are much higher in a garden pond than in the wild and, without a ﬁlter, impurities accumulate to create a toxic environment.