Archive for category: Pond pumps

How to Build a Pond – Infographic

Thinking of adding a pond to your yard? smartpond® makes it an easy and budget friendly DIY project, with just a trip to Lowe’s and a little elbow grease.  The hardest part will be digging the hole! Read More


How to Pick the Right Pond Pump

The pump is the life force of the pond.  Stagnant water quickly attracts algae and mosquito larvae.  Water in a pond must be circulating and ideally filtered.  A pump can be used to power a filtration system, waterfall, fountain, or water feature.  Waterfalls, fountains, and other features are decorative, but also play a vital role in the pond’s ecosystem.  They keep the water flowing and oxygenated.  There are many different pumps to choose from, ranging in function, features, and strength. Read More

Closing Down Your Pond

Winter is a magical time of year.  Unfortunately your koi can’t curl up in a Snuggie by the fire and read a good book while it snows; they need a little extra TLC to make it through the winter.  Fish are better equipped to handle the cold, but may need to be moved indoors depending on the situation.  Some plants need no help and will surprise you in spring with a bloom of hello.

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Troubleshooting your Pond Pump

All healthy beings have one thing in common: a healthy heart. Your pond is no different. With the pump as its heart, your pond relies on it to be healthy and working at its best. Unfortunately, different things can interfere with your pump causing it to work less efficiently, or even stop completely. So, what do you do if it stops working properly? We have some great tips to help troubleshoot your pond’s heart pumping as strong as the day you first plugged it in.

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smartpond® Introduces Premium Line of Professional-Grade Pumps

West Palm Beach, Florida (June 2016) – smartpond® introduces a new line of premium pumps at Lowe’s this season. Eleven premium pump options in various size capacities are available to satisfy a range of pond, waterfall and fountain pumps needs for DIYers and professionals. Innovatively efficient pumps offered in 200 stores & online at

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Building a Two Product Pond is as Easy as 1, 2, …

The  thought of building a pond may seem intimidating. Pictures usually depict DIY pond building with a lot of dirt, sweat and patience. However, we promise that building the pond you have always wanted does not take a lot prior experience. The experts at smartpond have proven that all it takes is two products, in three different options, to build a beautiful basic pond! A two product pond is a great way to introduce a first-time DIY water garden enthusiast into pond building.
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What’s New with smartpond? Introducing Premium Pumps and More!

smartpond® embraces the Pond Life. There is nothing better than walking outside to your oasis and enjoying the beauty you have created. smartpond’s mission is to help you make your water garden the best it can be. We don’t settle for “done”, we go for perfection. We want to make sure your oasis is as pristine as it can be and therefore, we are happy to launch our new product line that includes premium pumps, new filtration products, aeration items, and water treatments.

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