Little Giant (Oklahoma City, OK) manufactures skimmers for a variety of pond applications. Engineered to encourage balanced ecosystems, the units install easily and come in 2,500, 5,000 and 10,000 gallon-per-hour models that improve surface cleaning with a flow-through design and a multi-stage filter system that minimizes maintenance. For details, click here.
Aquascape (St. Charles, IL) has announced its new Floating Plant Island – a means of displaying marginal aquatic plants in deeper areas of a pond where there are no plant shelves. The floating 15-by-11-inch planter includes an anchoring loop and keeps the soil intact while it lets water in and protects the plants it carries from fish. For details, click here.
Otterbine Barebo (Emmaus, PA) now offers the Fractional Aerating Fountain & Mixer Series for ponds of less than a half-acre in surface area that need aesthetically pleasing aeration. The easy-to-install, half-horsepower units come with four interchangeable surface spray patterns, but they can also be submerged for use as horizontal mixers. For details, click here.
Aquascape (St. Charles, IL) has published its 2013 product catalog – the first that combines all of its lines in a single publication for contractors and retailers. The 76-page, full-color booklet covers pond equipment, lighting, water treatment, fish and plant care and more. For details, click here.
EasyPro Pond Products (Grant, MI) has introduced Integra Liner, a 30-mil EPDM pond liner intended to reduce the cost of pond projects without compromising quality. Available in rolls and in precut sizes in boxes or bags, the material carries a 25-year warranty, is safe for fish, plants and wildlife, stays flexible under extreme conditions. For details, click here.
Air-O-Lator (Kansas City, MO) offers Deep Aire, a bottom-mounted air diffuser that introduces oxygen to a pond’s lowest depths. Available in seven models for ponds of various sizes, the units run on air compressors located outside the pond and deliver air through a hose running into the water, so no electrical system are in the water. For details, click here.
Aquascapes Unlimited (Pipersville, PA) has released Hydrocotyle Ranunculoides ‘Crystal Ball,’ a variegated Buttercup Pennywort. This shade-tolerant wetland ornamental is of native origin and can light up a dark corner of a watergarden. It’s at its best as an accent plant sweeping down a waterfall or cascading over the edge of a planted container. For details, click here.
Lifegard Aquatics (Cerritos, CA) manufactures All-In-One, a submersible unit that combines mechanical and biological filtration with ultraviolet sterilization in a single package – and also includes a pump and waterfeature attachments offering four spray patterns. Designed for ponds or watergardens from 300 to 1,500 gallons, the system is quiet and efficient. For details, click here.