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What is Blanket Weed: Your Questions Answered

Posted by on Apr 17 2018

What is blanket weed and why does it grow? Also known as pondweed or ‘water silk’, Blanket weed is filamentous type of pond algae that forms a hairy green blanket across your garden pond, turning the water green along with it. Ponds that are situated in an area that get a lot of sun are likely ...

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HERE’S WHY HAVING A GARDEN POND IS ALWAYS A FINTASTIC IDEA…

Posted by on Mar 13 2018

Ponds are an endearing characteristic in any landscape. The water-holes provide a safe haven for wildlife, are charmingly ladened with psychedelic pond plants, reeds or bordering flowers and create a soothing aura for all to enjoy. Building a pond might initially seem to be a lot of effort, but it is worth e...

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CREATE A HAPPY TURTLE HABITAT FOR YOUR AQUATIC TURTLE

Posted by on Feb 23 2018

There are a few variables when it comes to turtle habitats and setting up a glass aquarium due to the sheer amount of turtle species. But regardless if you have a mud turtle, painted turtle, red-ear slider or a Florida Cooter, there are a few constants for ensuring the wealth and health of your aquatic turtle, the most important ...

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Winter Guide to Pond Maintenance

Posted by on Feb 08 2018

  There are a few things to bear in mind this winter when it comes to your garden pond. The last thing you want is to discover that your pond has died – along with the fish inside it – due to poor cold-season pond maintenance. Don’t worry, however, we at CD Aquatics have the information you&rsquo...

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How to Control Pond Algae

Posted by on Feb 08 2018

  What causes pond algae? Firstly, it should be noted that there are different types of pond algae. This includes: string algae, “pea soup” fine algae, floating green scums, and black weed or silkweed. This guide will explain the basic ways to rid your pond of alg...

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Aquarium Supplies Guide

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

At CD Aquatics, we like to ensure that all of our customers are happy and well-informed before or after a purchase. For this reason, we have compiled several information guides to help you out. Here we have our aquarium supplies guide, where we have listed for you all of the available aquarium supplies and aquarium equipment that...

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Pond Supplies Guide

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

This guide will hopefully help you to decide which products will best suit your needs. We know there are many things that go in to maintaining a fully-functional pond, so we aim to supply what you need! Creating the right environment for your pond fish is crucial and should be at the forefront of your pond maintenance; we have th...

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Top Tips For Maintaining Your Fish Tank

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

Correct aquarium maintenance is essential to successful fish keeping. Don't worry, though, we have everything you need right here to get you feeling confident in your general aquarium maintenance in no time! We have everything you'll need for your aquarium maintenance, from filters and food to heaters and sterilisers and ...

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Maintaining A Cold Water Aquarium

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

"A Coldwater Aquarium needs to be positioned away from direct sunlight, drafts and heaters." This is but one thing that you need to under...

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How To Set Up An Aquarium For Your Tropical Fish

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

"The Tropical Fish Aquarium needs to be positioned away from direct sunlight, drafts and heaters." Here is but one thing you need to bear...

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How To Build An Outdoor Fish Pond

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

At CD Aquatics, we pride ourselves on our knowledge of everything fish! Therefore, we wanted to provide you with as much information as possible before you start caring for your very own fish. Here, we have devised a guide to building a variety of different ponds. We know that a pond can really make a garden look spectacular so w...

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Maintaining A Fish Pond

Posted by on Jan 26 2018

Your pond maintenance is not to be overlooked, so we have composed a quick guide for you. Setting up a pond is a task but maintaining it is just as arduous, at times, for it takes a lot of care and consideration. However, don't be put off! We at CD Aquatics are here to make the difficult stuff much simpler. Your pond fish wil...

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5 Key Things to Consider When Choosing Your Aquarium Fish

Posted by on Jan 10 2018

  If you want to know how to choose what fish to have in your pond, aquarium or fish bowl, then we are here to help! There are some things that you definitely need to keep in mind when choosing the right fish for you, because otherwise it could cause all kinds of problems. Instead, have a read of our quick guide t...

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Pond Supplies You Didnt Know You Needed

Posted by on Jan 10 2018

  There is a multitude of pond supplies and equipment that you could be using to help make life easier for yourself and your fish. However, these pond products can often go under the radar. These things are affordable and will go a long way to helping you with your pond maintenance. So, what have you ...

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Cleaning a Freshwater Aquarium

Posted by on Dec 06 2017

Cleaning your freshwater aquarium might sound like a simple and easy enough task, but there are a number of hints and tips to ensure the process goes swimmingly, especially if you are a first-timer. Even if you have been cleaning fish tanks for some time, but have recently noticed something fishy about how quickly your...

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