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Tetra's Colouring Competition

Posted by Kayleigh on 23rd Jul 2021

Tetra's Colouring Competition
To celebrate their 70th birthday, we’ve teamed up with Tetra to offer a fun children’s colouring competition this summer!To be in for a chance of winning an Aquarium Bundle consisting of treatments and food for either your goldfish or tropical fish (prize pictured) simply: Download our Tiny Tetra and Friends Activity Book - Click HereColour in Finn’s new home (page 6) Th …

How to stop herons getting your pond fish...

Posted by Antony Pearce World of Water Direct on 26th Jun 2021

How to stop herons getting your pond fish...
"Why am I losing my fish?" or "where have my fish gone?" You may have been asking yourself these questions recently if you have noticed changes in your pond. You probably have already been to your local aquatic centre to test the water and all the results are coming back as perfect. ''They were fine yesterday when I fed them and there were no fatalities floating aroun …

Why do I need plants in my pond?

25th Jun 2021

Why do I need plants in my pond?
We are often asked by customers if they need to put plants in their pond. And when pond keepers come in to our stores and describe their ongoing battle with algae we often find that they have few, if any, plants.Plants are absolutely key to a well-balanced pond and provide a number of different benefits. Not least, of course, is that they improve the overall look of a pond …

How to get rid of blanketweed...

Posted by Antony Pearse World of Water Direct on 25th Jun 2021

How to get rid of blanketweed...
Blanketweed is a common occurrence in the pond and is very unsightly. Its hair like qualities makes it very obtrusive and hard to manage. When attempting to take a handful from the pond it can seem like it’s never ending as you struggle to separate it from the plants. It also has a tendency to cling onto the sides of both pond liners, and waterfalls as well as plastic and …

How to keep your pond healthy in the summer...

Posted by Katie From WOW Bracknell on 25th Jun 2021

How to keep your pond healthy in the summer...
Even in a British summer temperatures can get high ...so the most important thing for your pond is...Oxygen!Having Oxygenating Pond Plants will help during the day, but remember that at night the plants actually take oxygen from your pond and turn it into carbon dioxide, so it is always advised to have an air pump running at night so you're not greeted the next morning wit …

How to prepare your pond for winter...

Posted by Katie From WOW Bracknell on 25th Jun 2021

How to prepare your pond for winter...
At this time of year there will normally be a build-up of debris. Make sure you take the time to maintain your pond by tidying up... Fallen leaves which need to be netted out; you can prevent leaves from entering your pond with cover nets which will not only catch the leaves and pine needles but also protect your fish from predators such as herons who will be on t …

An in-depth guide to feeding your pond fish and koi...

Posted by Alexandra Kunaj - World Of Water Blackpool​ on 24th Jun 2021

An in-depth guide to feeding your pond fish and koi...
Feeding koi and pond fish can often seem complicated; the temperature at different times of the year affects how much they eat and how easily it can be digested. However, when we are asked "what and when do I feed my pond fish?" our experts here at World Of Water are more than happy to share their expertise. What should I feed my pond fish in the... Spring As …

Covid 19 Update - April 2021

1st Apr 2021

Covid 19 Update - April 2021
Stores Update:Social distancing rules and regulations are in place to protect staff and customers. We are operating with a maximum number of customers in our shops at any one time, so at times there may be a short delay before entering. Please help us protect staff and customers by shopping alone or with the minimum number of members from your household. Mail Order Upda …

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