Water Feature and Pond Maintenance Plans

If you have a backyard pond, you understand the need for routine maintenance and pond cleaning. We are your pond experts- from pond installation, pond cleaning and pond repair. When it comes to your backyard water features, we can do it all.

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Spring Cleanout: Annual Pond Maintenance Program

  • Remove water in pond.
  • Gently remove fish and place in large containers with original pond water.
  • Pressure wash pond, stream/waterfall.
  • Remove debris from the pond bottom.
  • Clean all filter pads, skimmer and pump as needed.
  • The waterfall filter will be completely drained and vacuumed clean.
  • Check lighting system.
  • Clean all light lenses and inspect for burned out bulbs.
  • Check pumps for proper flow.
  • Make necessary minor adjustments to rocks if needed.
  • Add dechlorinator and start the pond filling.
  • Re-introduce fish.

NOTES: The majority of debris is to be removed.  Plants will be divided and repotted upon your request for an additional fee.

Pond Spring Cleanout Video:
Shows exactly what to expect on a spring pond cleaning visit.

Monthly Pond Maintenance Services Program

  • Algae Cleaning.
  • Removal of any debris in the pond.
  • Décor/Rock Cleaning if needed.
  • Adding treated water to compensate for any evaporation loss.
  • Inspecting healthiness and overall well being of fish.
  • Inspecting and rinsing all filtration devices.
  • Clean skimmer net.
  • Observing overall welfare of system.
  • Adding water conditioners (chlorine remover) if needed.
  • Performing a 20-30% monthly water change if needed.
  • Check pumps for proper flow.
  • Check auto-fill valve for proper function and water level (adjust as needed) if applicable.
  • Skim water surface and along sides and bottom.
  • Trim pond and stream plants, removal of dead leaves and flowers if needed.
  • Check lighting system.

NOTES: Visits are once to twice per month. As one of Atlanta’s top pond maintenance companies, we understand each pond is different and will have its own cleaning needs.

Fall Closing:
Annual Pond Maintenance Program

  • Cut back aquatic plants and remove tropical plants for winter storage or disposal.
  • Remove any debris.
  • Shut down pump(s) upon request. When shutting down, an aerator unit should be purchased and placed in the pond for continued circulation.
  • Place net over pond to reduce volume of leaves and other debris that settle, as well as protection from predators.

*A net and aerator unit are highly recommended during winter months.

Your Trusted Atlanta Pond Maintenance Company

       At Universal Aquatics, our goal is to be one of Atlanta’s top pond maintenance companies. Whether you are looking for a spring cleanout, a monthly cleaning, or a fall closing, we have the experience and knowledge necessary to give you a sparkly clean pond!

Learn More about our Atlanta Pond Maintenance Services!  Call 404-680-2150