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5 ideas to make your water garden great

What is it that makes one water garden really great and another just…ordinary? Well there are …

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pond plants that survive the winter

What Pond Plants Will Survive the Winter Months?When the weather turns cold, you have two choices…

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Do I need a pond aerator this winter

If you have fish that you wish to winter over in your pond it’s necessary to use a pond aerator….

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Do I need to clean my fish pond or fountain?

At Atlantis Water Gardens, we are often asked by our clients, “Do I need to clean my water featu…

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Backyard fish pond planning meetings & the key to a successful project

The Transfer of Trust Often when a contractor comes to your home and gives a presentation abou…

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Backyard water features is what we do but delighting customers is why we do it

Atlantis Water Gardens originated from a love of creativity. Building water features, and becomin…

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The single best way to choose a pond contractor without getting hosed

It seems we never have a shortage of emails from people with stories about bad experiences with c…

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Pond Builder Vetting Checklist for finding a pond contractor in northern NJ

If you are seriously considering a backyard fish pond, you’ve probably discovered there are a lot…

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Who are the best pond builders in northern New Jersey

Each year, we at Atlantis Water Gardens, meet with well over 100 households in the Northern New J…

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How to do a spring pond cleaning and opening

Winter is at last starting to gasp it’s waning breaths and releasing us from it’s icy grip, which…

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How to properly winterize your koi pond and waterfall

Learn how to properly winterize your koi pond for the cold New Jersey winters! PROPE…

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How to find a pond or waterfall leak, Denville NJ

LEAK! The four letter word that a pond owner fears. Don’t worry, it’s not the end of the w…

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Should I add bacteria to my pond?

As water feature artists we get asked a lot of questions. The question that may be the hardest to…

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Can you be a koi hobbyist and a water gardener at the same time?

Of course! Yes! Absolutely! Don’t believe anyone telling you otherwise. You can raise koi and hav…

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What filter system should I use for my koi pond

What is the best filtration system for a koi pond?Believe it or not, you can over-filter a pond. …

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Should I put a bottom drain in my koi pond?

Should you put a bottom drain in your koi pond? If you’ve asked this question online anywhere, yo…

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Do high tech systems, tests and treatments make my koi pond better?

It depends what you are referring to in your question.If you are wondering whether your pond is t…

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Can you use a timer on a koi pond?

Can you use a timer on a koi pond to save on energy costs? Well, it depends.If you have a larger …

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Are koi ponds a liability or safety issue?

It’s natural to have these thoughts and concerns, but it is more important to remember that a pro…

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Is it ok to use chemicals in my koi pond?

This one comes from the swimming pool industry. If chlorine is good for humans in the local swimm…

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Does Having a Pond Decrease the Value of My Home?

Everyone knows when it comes to the resale value of your home, a swimming pool can be deadly. How…

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Can You Have Koi in a Pond with Rocks & Gravel?

Pond Fish are an integral part of any ecosystem. Unfortunately, fish are often seen as creating a…

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Do Koi Ponds Attract Mosquitos?

Short answer: no. Mosquitoes will generally only lay their eggs in still, stagnant water. And a p…

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Do I need to bring my fish in for the winter?

Fish do fine during the coldest of winters as long as you give them two feet of water to swim in,…

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How Often Do I Need To Test My Koi Pond Water?

You might have been searching some Facebook groups for the answer: How often do I need to test my…

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