Posts Tagged ‘pond filter’


By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: March 19th, 2012 | 1 Comment on DOES YOUR POND NEED A SHOWER?

bakki shower filter

Bakki shower filtration is a fairly new approach to pond filtration here in the United States, yet it has enjoyed some popularity in Japan and the UK for some time now. Bakki showers would seem comparable, in concept, to the familiar “trickle” type filters that are well known in the pond and aquarium industry; but there are differences. The design of the Bakki showers typically will consist of deep stainless steel trays. The trays are filled with filter media and have the water delivered on top, trickling down through the filter media, and then discharged from the bottom of the tray. The discharge into the pond looks like it is leaving a large shower head. 

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By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: September 13th, 2010 | No Comments on SKIMMING YOUR POND

Q: What is a pond skimmer?
A: One job description lower than a pool boy.
Skimming, whether you’re talking about ponds or not, is a method of filtration. Filtration is a method of removal. So when you hear about people in trouble because of skimming money it is not actually much of a play on words, they ARE skimming! And it will get you in trouble! The good news is that skimming ponds will earn you a reward!

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By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: June 2nd, 2010 | 3 Comments on BOG FILTRATION FOR PONDS

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Bogs, the image of a bog can sometimes conjure up somewhat swampy unpleasant scenes, think “Creature From The Black Lagoon”. Bog has never been a particularly nice word and in our language

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