Our Aquascape Ecosystem ponds work with
nature, making it simple and easy to keep your new water
feature looking beautiful with minimal effort. When we build
these we hide the components within the rockwork and banks
to create a very natural looking pond.
well-balanced ecosystem reduces maintenance and supports
healthy fish and plants while transforming your backyard
into an incredible, all-natural, low-maintenance paradise.
These are great as fish ponds, frog ponds, or even
turtle ponds. If you'd like one for your ducks we can build
that too - it just needs more filtration. These can be
scaled to any size from a small 2 x 3m pond to 100m2 or
In order to have great success with your new
pond, it helps to understand the critical role each
component plays in the ecosystem.
1. Skimmer - the
skimmer filter removes debris from the pond,
efficient mechanical filtration and keeping your
clean and clear.
2. Biofalls - Biological filtration
is provided by the BioFalls filter.
The BioBalls™ and
filter mats provide surface area for bacteria to colonize,
maintaining the pond effectively by keeping it clean
throughout the year.
3 & 4 Pump & Piping - Water
movement and circulation is another extremely important
component to the ecosystem pond approach. Proper water flow
throughout the pond maintains necessary oxygen levels,
optimizes water quality and minimizes maintenance in your
5. Rocks & Gravel - The rocks and gravel in
your new pond play a crucial role in your ecosystem,
providing tremendous surface area for beneficial bacteria to
grow. Similar to your BioFalls, these bacteria help to break
down excess nutrients in the water and dissolved organic
debris on the pond floor.
6. Pond Liner &
Underlayment - We use Firestone EPDM rubber pond liner with
a lifetime warranty. It is a very high quality liner with
excellent flexibility and capacity to stretch
Plants and Fish - Aquatic plants are the foundation of
every water garden or ecosystem pond. Aquatic plants help
balance your entire pond ecosystem, minimizing maintenance
and maximizing optimum water conditions. Plants absorb
nitrogen, ammonia, nitrates and other minerals that can lead
to unsightly water conditions.
and Pond fish are an
integral part of your ecosystem. Fish minimize algae growth
by grazing on excess string algae growing in the pond. In
addition, fish waste provides important nutrients for your
Small Ecosystem Pond
(Floreat) 3m x 2.5m
Large Ecosystem Pond in Gnangara (~11x7m)