Tips On Preparing Your Pond For Winter

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Microbe Lift Autumn/Winter Prep is a two-part system of LIQUID bacteria and DRY, water soluble packets containing a blend of cellulase enzymes, cellulase-producing bacteria and a cold weather bacteria. The cellulase enzymes, along with the cellulase-producing bacteria, are the key to accelerating the breakdown of leaves, organic sediment and sludge all winter long. The cold weather bacteria and liquid bacteria take care of the initial breakdown by-products.

1. Continues to provide sustained biological activity even in water temperatures under 40°F. (4°C.)
2. Contains psychrophilic strains (cold weather bacteria)
3. If frozen, bacteria will remain effective after thawing out
4. Effective in darker conditions (under ice and snow)
5. Helps to maintain a healthy immune system for your fish during the winter months

Removing a UV bulb during the fall and winter seasons can extend the life of the bulb for up to 5 months.

Use a Net to lay across your pond will prevent most leaves and sticks from falling into your pond.

Pondmaster De-icer Help keep your hibernating pond fish alive with the Pondmaster De-Icer, which allows for toxic gas exchange. Pond de-icers are recommended for use in ponds 18″ or deeper since ponds with less depth may freeze completely through. Contains built-in automatic thermostat and 18 ft. cord.

Thermometers help you determine whether or not the water temperature has reached 45 degrees consistently in which time you would cease to feed your fish until spring.

Chengro Spring and Fall Wheat Germ Wheat germ is an excellent choice for koi nutrition, particularly during the cooler months of the year. This highly digestible formula provides all the necessary nutrition to koi and goldfish, as well as excellent skin conditioning. Excellent winter pond food.

Chengro Spring and Fall formula is a natural vegetable and plant based food that is easily digested when water temperatures are between 50F and 65F. This special formula contains a unique blend of high quality natural vegetable proteins, amino acids and digestive enzymes. Whether you are an experienced koi enthusiast, seasoned water gardener, or newcomer, Chengro is the way to go.