FAQ – Pond Pumps

In our Help Centre - https://www.thepondshop.com.au/help-centre/choosing-a-pump/ - you can find more information on types of pumps and what to consider before purchasing a pump. Are pond pumps noisy? Pond pumps shouldn’t be noisy. They may become loud if they are vibrating up against a hard surface or if the intake of the pump has become [...]

FAQ – Building a Pond

Can I use Builders Plastic? No, Builders Plastic is not UV Stabilised and will break down fairly quickly, and is more susceptible to punctures. Some types of Builders Plastic can harm aquatic life. Do I need Permission to build a pond? Generally you do not need permission to build a pond. It may be helpful [...]

What is Blanket Weed?

Blanket weed is a collective name for algae as there are over 20,000 species of algae. Although these species of algae are different most will look and behave identically. The most common genera are Cladophora, Oedogonium and Spirogyra. The most common algae we find in our ponds is generally referred to as blanket weed or [...]