Calculating your Own Evaporation Rates
You can expect 1/2%-1% of the total gallons per hour, per day to be lost to evaporation. 

These calculations are for the Midwest: it will work for most of the country except Arizona and other hot, dry climates. These numbers are an average and will fluctuate throughout the season. They are meant to give you an idea of about how much water loss your feature has per day. Evaporation continues to increase as the amount of water flowing through the atmosphere increases along with the increased splashing and vaporization of water as it crashes over boulders. The variations are used according to the site conditions. Full sun and full wind will be 1% and a sheltered pond will be 1/2%. 

For example:
3,000 GPH pump
1/2% = 15gallons/day
1% = 30gallons/day

The next question or answer you need is how much water is 1" of water loss in a given pond.

Example Equation:
11'x16' pond = 176 sq. ft. If it was a rectangle x .85 for irregular shape = 150 sq. ft.
150 x .62 gallons/sq.ft. X 1" deep = 93 gallons
3000 GPH pump x 1/2% = 15gallons x 7 days = 105 gallons/week or 1" of water loss/week.

Try it on your personal pond or other pond your familiar with to double check the calcs, adjust as necessary.

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Heavy Duty Pond Net with Extendable Handle

Have you been looking for the perfect net for all your maintenance needs? LOOK NO FURTHER!!

This heavy duty pond net is great for general maintenance as well as handling larger pond fish. The strength of this quality net allows for the removal of large amounts of debris, cutting down on maintenance time.

Koi Cam

Have you ever wanted to see what your fish, turtles, or any type of wild life that is attracted to your pond do while they are there? Well now you can with Koi Cam!! Watch the video to see how it works!

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We offer Pond Installation, Repair and Cleaning Services, Landscape Installation, Design Services, Landscape and Pond Maintenance, Storm water management, and snow removal in the Southeast, Michigan (MI) area. These areas include Monroe, Wayne, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Oakland, Jackson, Livingston, Macomb and Ingram counties. We also service the following cities, towns and villages of: Adrian, MI., Ann Arbor, MI., Blissfield, MI., Brighton, MI., Belleville, MI., Britton, MI., Brooklyn, MI., Canton, MI., Chelsea, MI., Clinton, MI., Dearborn, MI., Dexter, MI., Dundee, MI., Farmington Hills, MI., Fenton, MI., Fowlerville, MI., Grass Lake, MI., Gregory, MI.,Hamburg, MI., Hartland, MI., Highland Charter Township, MI., Holly, MI., Howell, MI., Ida, MI., Jackson, MI., Lambertville, MI, Livonia, MI., Lyon Charter Township, MI., Manchester, MI., Michigan Center, MI., Milan, MI., Milford, MI., Monroe, MI., Napoleon, MI., New Boston, MI., MI., New Hudson, MI., Northville, MI., Novi, MI. Pinckney, MI., Pittsfield Charter Township, MI., Plymouth, MI., Plymouth Charter Township, MI., Romulus, MI., Saline, MI., South Lyon, MI., Stockbridge, MI., Tecumseh, MI., Temperance, MI., Van Buren Charter Township, MI., Walled Lake, MI., Westland, MI., Whitmore Lake, MI., Wixom, MI., Ypsilanti, MI., Ypsilanti Charter Township, MI.

Remodeling and Home Design

Floating Alligator Decoy - Blue Heron Decoy

Add a little fun to your pond while protecting your valuable fish. The natural body movement will deter herons and other predators from visiting you pond. The alligator you see in the picture is located at one of our customers ponds. They have been using it successfully for several years. 

**You can also purchase a Blue Heron Decoy**

Floating Alligator Decoy

Pond Water Treatments

Not ready to try the Automatic Dosing System? These are the same products offered by the dosing system, you just have to add them manually. These are also the same products we use for our monthly maintenance customers. Find more product videos here.

  • Rapid Clear - Quickly clears cloudy pond water by clumping suspended debris
  • Beneficial Bacteria - provides clean, clear & healthy water conditions & reduces pond maintenance. 
  • Sludge & Filter Cleaner - Biological pond and filter cleaner
  • Pond Detoxifier - makes tap water safe for fish and plants. It detoxifies chlorine, neutralized ammonia and detoxifies and chelates copper & heavy metals.
  • Fountain Maintenance - Safely eliminates scale and debris build up and helps maintain the beauty of your water feature. 

Aquascape LED Garden and Pond Spotlight Kit 3-Watt

The spotlight kit includes everything needed to create a beautiful nighttime focal point in any water garden or traditional landscape. The small compact design allow for installation in even the tightest spaces. 

Kit Includes:

  • 3 pre-wired 1-watt LED lights
  • 6-watt /12 V transformer
  • Automatic on/off photo cell with integrated timer
  • Limited five year full replacement warranty

Kit Installation

Other Helpful Products for your Pond or Water Feature

IonGen System G2

The electronic string algae controller. The IonGen effectively kills algae without the use of traditional liquid chemicals and is designed with a microprocessor that sends a signal to its ion producing probe helping to control algae throughout the entire water feature. This product works fantastic along side the Automatic Dosing System. Find more product videos here.

  • Compatible with water containing fish and plants
  • Energy efficient (less than $1 per month in electrical costs)
  • Treats up to 25,000 gallons
  • Probe replacement every 1-2 years

Ion Gen System & Installation

​-All parts included

Eliminate the guesswork and routine of adding water treatments to your ecosystem pond, pondless waterfall, fountain or other water features. This product acts as an I.V. system for your feature, adding water treatments consistently and taking the guess work out of adding treatments yourself. In order for your water treatments to work most effectively, or to maintain optimum water quality, water treatments should be added consistently. The Aquascape Automatic Dosing System accurately and consistently applies the water treatment best suited for your feature. 

  • Pond treatments will treat a 2,000 gallon pond for about 30 days
  • Pondless and fountain treatments can last 1 whole season.
  • Helps maintain optimum water quality 
  • Easy to use and fully programmable.
  • Dependable and quiet operation
  • 4 treatment options for your specific pond need. All options are safe for animal life.
    • Maintain for Ponds reduces maintenance and helps prevent fish loss.
    • Clean for Ponds contains a powerful combination of sludge eating bacteria and enzymes.
    • Clear for Ponds clears discolored water and helps maintain crystal clear water.
    • Protect for Ponds which reduces fish stress in spring or after a cleanout.
  • 2 options for the fountain/pondless option. All options are safe for animal life.
    • Prevent for Fountains prevents stains, scale and unsightly water conditions
    • Clean for Fountains cleans surface debris, will not damage the surface of the feature
  • ​Can be used on almost any pond, fountain or other water feature.
  • Small size allows unit to be installed in various locations.

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Pond Products & Repair Services

Does your pond or water feature need some repair? Is there a leak you can't find? Do you want to upgrade your equipment or a part of your water feature? Do you just want some advice or products that help with maintaining your pond? If these are things you have been asking yourself then you have come to the right place! Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping is your local pond contractor that can help you with pond repairs, upgrades, products and add ons. 

 Contact us today!

Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping

Southeast, MI Pond Repair and Pond Products

1-Watt LED Waterfall and Up Light

  • Make sure to estimate the flow rate after head pressure loss
  • 3,000 GPH pump may only supply 2,500 GPH or less, this will make a difference.

Hudson Water Fill Valve or Compact Water Fill Valve
-Includes Installation, unit, 100' pipe and spigot adapter

Replacements Unit

Probe Replacement

Fun and Exciting Products To Add To Your Water Feature To Bring It To LIFE!!

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3-Watt LED Spotlight

Spillway Bowl

Do you feel like your water feature is missing a showy decorative accent? Add this beautiful piece and wow your family and friends!

The spillway bowl was introduced in 2015 by Aquascape, Inc. and was quickly sold out across the country. Its popularity last season was tremendous and pond builders across the world found cool ways of adding them to water feautres of all kinds. They are great for adding a cool decorative piece to ponds by breaking up all the rocks and either adding a second falls to a pondless waterfall or tricking your guest to think the spillway bowl is where the water is flowing from first. 

  • Made from durable GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete)
  • Unique and beautiful patina finish
  • Light weight and easy to install

Spillway Bowl & Installation

-includes pipe, adapters & pump

Automatic Dosing System & Installation:

-Includes 1 water treatment bag

Additional Treatment Bags are available

Individual Light Options

All our light options have a Limited five-year full replacement warranty. If purchased through us and something goes wrong with the light during the first five years, we are happy to replace it for you. Contact us to purchase all your lights to light up your feature so you can enjoy it even at night. We can create custom kits to fit your specific water feature. 

Blue Heron Decoy

Heavy Duty Pond Net

Automatic Dosing System by Aquascape Inc.

1-Watt LED Spotlight

3-Watt LED Spotlight

6-Watt LED Spotlight

Water Fill Valve (Autofiller)

Automatically add water to your feature when needed. Works great on all water features. And we have two autofiller options!

  • Reduces time-consuming maintenance, stop manually filling with a hose
  • Helps protect the pump from running dry
  • Better for pond ecosystems by adding small amountas of water as needed, eliminating large water chemistry swings (including chlorine/chloramine levels) that occur during manual top-offs.
  • Can be used on almost any pond, fountain or other water feature
  • Go on vacation without worrying about your water level.