EasyPro Pond Products (Grant, MI) makes the PBF90BL filter systems for fish-containing ponds of up to 9,000-gallon capacity. The easily assembled, easily installed fiberglass-reinforced units feature two-inch inlet/outlet lines as well as seven-position controls and are available with an optional media-agitating blower for faster backwashing. For details, click here.
Oase (Corona, CA) offers the BioTec ScreenMatic2, a flow-through filter designed for use on koi ponds and other biological systems with capacities from 4,500 to 38,000 gallons. The multi-zone unit has automatic debris separation via a self-cleaning screen, a double-sealed motor, a large sludge basket, foam filter pads and an optimized water-level control. For details, click here.
FX Luminaire (San Diego, CA) produces Model LP, the company’s smallest submersible LED lighting fixture. Designed for compact spaces, the low-voltage fixtures are made of die-cast natural brass for durability, include support bases and come with three color filters as well as a range of available lead lengths. They also have tamper-resisting features. For details, click here.
Aquascape (St. Charles, IL) has unveiled Pond Filter Urns to provide efficient mechanical and biological filtration for smaller ponds – including preformed ponds or container-based watergardens. The decorative filter housing can easily be integrated into almost any setting, adding the sight and sound of trickling water to ponds without waterfalls or streams. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has introduced the model SOLW6, a compact LED fixture for both submersed and open-air applications. Made with solid brass for durability and longevity, the quick-connect, warm-white units match halogen or incandescent beam intensity, have 45-degree beam angles and feature and easy-to-replace diodes. For details, click here.
Blue Thumb Distributing (Saginaw, MI) has released its 2018 Wholesale Master Catalog. Greatly expanded to include more than 180 new products, the printed 164-page catalog is available by request and covers professional-grade equipment for fountains, pond-less waterfalls and ponds – including the company’s PondBuilder and Aqua Bella lines. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) offers a pond de-icer that maintains a hole on a frozen pond’s surface to allow for gas exchange in wintery conditions – oxygen coming in, carbon dioxide and methane moving out. Controlled by a thermostat for automatic operation, the unit is made for durability under the most adverse conditions. For details, click here.
EasyPro Pond Products (Grant, MI) makes bottom-drain kits for ponds that also include air diffuser. Designed to keep watergardens more than two feet deep both cleaner and healthier, the units have three-inch fittings, feature adjustable flow-control valves and remove fish waste and other muck while agitating and oxygenating the water. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has updated its pond-free kits by including higher performance pumps and warm-white LED lights. The pre-matched packages come complete – including glue, cleaner, sealant, fittings and auto-fill devices – and pair vaults and spillways with energy-efficient pumps selected for specific stream dimensions. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has reconfigured its matched-component pond kits to include upgraded equipment and more efficient pumps along with improved, solid-brass LED lights. Available for small, medium, large and extra large ponds, the kits include skimmers, waterfall filters, tubing, fittings and liners to eliminate any guesswork. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has released its 2017 product catalog. The 100-page, full-color digital production highlights new products and covers fountains, formal spillways, pond-free waterfalls, watergarden systems, pumps, rain-harvesting systems, pond and lake systems and lighting along with information on installation and maintenance. For details, click here.
Blue Thumb Distributing (Saginaw, MI) has released its 2017 wholesale catalog. The 132-page document includes information on fountains, pondless waterfalls and ponds offered by the company’s manufacturing units, including PondBuilder’s pond equipment and Aqua Bella’s ceramic vases, copper trees, bubbling boulders, basalt columns and more. For details, click here.
OASE (Corona, CA) makes the BioTec 18000 multi-stage mechanical/biological filter for large ponds or ponds with many fish. The mechanical filter captures particles and debris on a 300-micron mesh that cleans itself automatically. The biological filter uses foam loaded with beneficial bacteria to convert ammonia and nitrites to plant-supporting nitrates. For details, click here.