Pond Pumps Atlanta GA

Local resource for pond pumps in Atlanta, GA. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores in Atlanta, GA that give access to submersible pumps, in-line pumps, pump parts, and pump covers, as well as advice and content on pond care and pond supplies.

Bates Ace Hardware
(404) 351-4240
1709 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta, GA
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Hardware Stores, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Wildflower Seed

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Southeast Agronomy, Inc
(404) 825-6861
P.O. Box 422294
Atlanta, GA

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Ashe-Simpson Garden Center
(770) 458-3224
4961 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Atlanta, GA
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Annuals, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees

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Comet Nursery
(770) 309-2994
4419 Floyd Rd Sw
Mableton, GA

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Workbench Ace Hardware
(770) 394-6938
1316 Dunwoody Village Parkway
Atlanta, GA
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Annuals, Hand Tools, Shrubs

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Habersham Gardens Inc
(404) 873-2484
2067 Manchester Street
Atlanta, GA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Aquatics, Arborist Services, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artisan Crafts, Basket Liners, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Biological Control, Bird Baths, Bonsai, Bulbs, Business Services, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Compost, Composting, Composting Supplies, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers, Control Release Fertilizers, Crop Protection, Cutting Tools, Cypress Mulch, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, E…

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Hastings Nature & Garden Center
(404) 869-7447
3920 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA
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Algaecide / Mossicide, Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artisan Crafts, Biostimulant, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Boots / Clogs, Bulbs, Business Services, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Clothing, Compost, Compost Tea, Composting, Composting Supplies, Conifers / Evergreens, Container / Barrel Water Garden Kits, Container Gardening, Container Plants,…

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Vi Maintenance/mulch
(678) 231-9739
4061 Moreland Ave
Conley, GA

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Home & Garden Design
(770) 938-6688
Atlanta, GA

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Bentley Gardens
(678) 779-9709
4579 Dellrose Drive
Dunwoody, GA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Pond Pumps | Pumping water keeps your fish and plants healthy

Pumping water keeps your fish and plants healthy

Much like swimming pools, garden ponds require pumps to keep the water circulating. Standing water promotes the growth of algae and creates the perfect breeding ground for insect pests, including mosquitoes, which can spread disease.

More importantly, however, pond pumps aerate the water; that is, they help supply the water with much-needed oxygen. Without oxygen, the plants and animals in your pond will die. In larger bodies of water, oxygen enters through the surface, as well as through natural disturbances like waves, rapids and waterfalls. In a pond, however, the surface area is extremely limited, as are these disturbances.

Additions like waterfalls or pond fountains increase the opportunity for oxygen to enter the water, but these are generally not large enough to provide the level of aeration required to keep pond plants and animals thriving. Pond pumps are a necessary component of any healthy backyard pond.

Types of Pond Pumps

There are several types of pond pumps to chose from, including:

  • Solar pond pumps. Environmentally conscious homeowners will appreciate a pond pump that generates much of its own power from the sun. However, most solar pond pumps cannot generate enough energy to aerate an entire pond, so they are best used to create aerating water features, such as waterfalls and pond fountains , or as a secondary pond pump. Of course, if you have a particularly small pond, a solar powered pond pump may be sufficient.
  • Submersible pond pumps. As their name suggests, submersible pond pumps are designed to be placed underwater. Because of this, they cannot be seen or heard, so they are ideal for ponds in small backyards or near decks or patios. Submersible pumps can also be used to drain the pond when necessary, and this added function tends to make them worth the higher cost.
  • Low voltage pond pumps. Low voltage pond pumps come in two basic voltages: 12V and 24V. Their limited power confines their use to small ponds or a single small feature like a short waterfall . The main reason people choose a low voltage pond pump is if it will be in an area that can be accessed by young children. Of course, some people also choose low voltage pumps to keep their electricity costs down, but these days, a solar pump is a much better option for this.

In general, it doesn't really matter which type of pump you chose, as long as it's powerful enough to aerate all the water in your pond. Just remember that fish pond pumps need to run constantly to keep the oxygen flowing and your fish healthy and thriving, so pick one that is relatively quiet, especially if your pond is near your outdoor living area.

Top Pond Pump Brands

Some of the most popular pond pump brands are:

  • WunderFlo pond pumps. WunderFlo pumps have been called "the best in the business" for closed systems. These powerful pumps are great for larger garden ponds and higher waterfalls and fountains.
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