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New Product Profile – Introducing Aquascape’s Fire Fountain

New Product Profile – Introducing Aquascape’s Fire Fountain

Whether you’re looking for a focal point feature for your backyard or a centrepiece to your outdoor seating, this fire fountain couldn’t be easier to install. This self-contained water feature combines the beauty and elegance of fire with the classic look of a glass fibre reinforced concrete water feature bowl. The fire fountain is available in three […]

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Neptune & Venus – The Aquatopia Ambassadors

Neptune & Venus – The Aquatopia Ambassadors

It’s official – The Aquatopia Ambassadors have been named! Meet Neptune and Venus, the Roman God of Water and the Roman Goddess of Love and Beauty. In Roman mythology, Venus was actually born from sea-foam! Typically you see her represented on a seashell, a sensuous beauty full of life and love, making this the perfect […]

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Important Updates! 2012 Rock Star & Retail Store Info

Important Updates! 2012 Rock Star & Retail Store Info

The perfect video for a #TBT Throw-Back-Thursday! Meet Mike Tibben, who was awarded our 2012 Rock Star of the Year award. It’s been 2 years and the project is finally finished. This is the ONLY do-it-yourself swimming pond we’ve encountered in our many nominations over the years. We wanted to show you what can be […]

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VIDEO: The Pond Clinic is Moving to Aquatopia!

VIDEO: The Pond Clinic is Moving to Aquatopia!

“Eight years ago, I remember serving my very first customer at The Pond Clinic Water Garden Centre. Andrea was a school bus driver and needed a replacement pond de-icer. Then there was the kind landscape contractor, Brian, who patiently taught me the terminology for the different fittings in my warehouse! And, I won’t ever forget […]

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IMPORTANT! Moving Week Store Hours

IMPORTANT! Moving Week Store Hours

We will be CLOSED this Saturday, October 25, but we will still be OPEN at our current location Monday, October 27 to Wednesday, October 29 from 9am to 6pm. We will be CLOSED on Thursday, October 30, Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1, for the big move! Since our inventory will be packed up […]

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Should I get a new piece of driftwood in the spring, or will the piece I put in this year still be effective next season ?

Should I get a new piece of driftwood in the spring, or will the piece I put in this year still be effective next season ?

I was having problems with alkalinity, and you recommended cedar driftwood. This has helped a lot. Should I get a new piece of driftwood in the spring, or will the piece I put in this year still be effective next season ? If your driftwood is a large piece and hasn’t started to break down and […]

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ROCK STAR 2014 Winner Announced!

ROCK STAR 2014 Winner Announced!

James Stone is this year’s aptly-named winner of our Do-It-Yourself Water Garden Competition – The Pond Clinic’s ROCK STAR. James created a paradise this summer in his backyard with his own two hands and some help from both his Dad and his dog… Well, perhaps the dog helped a little less! After three and a […]

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Aquatopia Conservatory showcase at the Ottawa Wedding Show

Aquatopia Conservatory showcase at the Ottawa Wedding Show

Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory is very excited to showcase its unique wedding venue at the upcoming Wedding Show on October 18-19 at the EY Centre. (Get Directions) Stop in to see us at The Pond Clinic to get a coupon to save on your admission, and then stop by our booth (#526) to say hello! […]

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My pond is relatively small, about 700 gallons. Should I remove my pump and filters over the winter months ?

My pond is relatively small, about 700 gallons. Should I remove my pump and filters over the winter months ?

Yes, please remove your pump from the skimmer or bottom of the pond. Depending on the type of pump you have, it’s important to store it in a bucket of water to prevent seals from drying out and cracking. You can store it in a home depot bucket and leave it in the basement over winter. […]

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