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HAMPTON ROADS WATER GARDENS

MONTHLY MAINTENANCE CALENDAR

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JANUARY

  • GOOD TIME TO ADD FISH TO YOUR POND

FEBRUARY

  • WEATHER PERMITTING, CLEAN FILTERS, CLEAN POND IF NEEDED, CHANGE UV BULB
  • HRWG ANNIVERSARY SALE
  • IF USING BARLEY PRODUCTS FOR ALGAE CONTROL, START NOW

MARCH

  • CLEAN FILTERS IF NOT DONE IN FEBRUARY, UV BULB CHANGE
  • DO SPRING PARASITE TREATMENT
  • START FEEDING FISH MID MONTH

APRIL

  • START ADDING FLOATING PLANTS
  • REPOT ANY PLANTS THAT NEED IT
  • FERTILIZE PLANTS FOR THE SEASON
  • HRWG SPRING OPEN HOUSE
  • SWITCH TO SUMMER FOOD
  • END OF POND CLEANING SEASON

MAY

  • ADD TROPICAL LILIES AND ANY OTHER TROPICAL PLANTS

JUNE

  • DON’T FORGET TO TEST YOUR SALT LEVEL REGULARLY

JULY

  • IS YOUR POND HURRICANE KIT READY?

 

AUGUST

  • MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE AERATION, CHECK YOUR AIR PUMP AIR FILTER
  • DON’T FEED YOUR FISH IF THE WATER TEMPERATURE GETS OVER 90

SEPTEMBER

  • BEST TIME TO ADD NEW FISH
  • IF YOU NET YOUR POND TO KEEP LEAVES OUT, NOW’S THE TIME
  • HRWG ANNUAL DISPLAY POND FISH SORT. PARTY!
  • EXPECT YOUR LOTUS TO START DYING BACK
  • START FALL (WHEAT GERM) FOOD AT THE END OF THE MONTH

 

OCTOBER

  • TIME FOR FALL PARASITE TREATMENT
  • GOOD TIME TO START A POND EXPANSION

NOVEMBER

  • REMOVE ALL FLOATING PLANTS
  • GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
  • STOP FEEDING FISH AT THANKSGIVING
  • CUT BACK ALL DEAD PLANT STEMS AND LEAVES

DECEMBER

  • STILL A GOOD TIME TO ADD FISH
  • GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE, AND KOI MAKE A GREAT GIFT!
  • GET YOUR DE-ICER OUT AND READY IF YOU HAVE / NEED ONE

MONTHLY

  • ADD YOUR BENEFICIAL BACTERIA / ENZYMES YEAR-ROUND
  • TEST YOUR pH

Hampton Roads Water Gardens
2033 W Pembroke Ave
Hampton, VA. 23661
(757) 722-2626

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Fall Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm,
Saturday 9am- 5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

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