"To Dye For": Lake Dye Basics

Posted by Austin Smith on Dec 23rd 2020

Lake Dye BasicsDid you know that you can replicate the bright blue waters of the Caribbean in your pond right here in the Midwest U.S.? All it takes is the regular addition of ATAC's lake/pond dye. … read more

Three Common Pond Pests and How to Get Rid of Them

Posted by Austin Smith on Dec 23rd 2020

Three Most Common Midwest Pond PestsPonds may seem simple but they are actually complicated environments in which a wide variety of animals can be found. Unfortunately for pond owners, sometimes this … read more

Best Fish for New Pond Owners

Posted by Austin Smith on Dec 23rd 2020

Best Fish Species for New Pond Owners Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) Largemouth bass are a great option to stock in a pond as they act as apex predators that keep populations of smalle … read more

Pond Planting Basics I

Posted by Austin Smith on Dec 23rd 2020

Common Benefits of Aquatic PlantsErosion ControlErosion is a common problem around pond banks especially in hilly areas. Strategically placed plants can greatly reduce erosion as their roots act to co … read more

Erosion Control

Posted by Chuck Seacrist on Dec 23rd 2020

Erosion ControlAll things erode away with time, and water movement is one of the main causes of erosion. Normally, one may not think of pond erosion but it happens. Newly dug ponds are especially vuln … read more