Real pond rocks are a very important accessory to your aquarium of fish pond. Don’t we all just love the look of ponds and water features that bear the aesthetics of natural pond rocks and gravels. Enticingly, mix that with some aquatic plants and it is just so nice to the eyes.
Importance of having real pond rocks in your tank/pond
- In addition to a nice aesthetic appeal pond rocks and gravel can, in fact, enhance filtration and water quality in a pond if used correctly and maintained like any other form of filtration.
- Beyond aesthetics, rocks make a shelf for water plants in a fish pond, hold the pond liner in place and attract amphibious wildlife.
Your pond or fish tank is your canvas: Rock art
Essentially, in carrying out the pond placement, choose rocks that will fit together like a puzzle. Moreover, placement?should appear natural and not contrived. Periodically, Not every rock you place will look “right” so be prepared to move some rock a couple of times.?
The selection and placement of pond rocks needs to be carefully contemplated and executed. This is in order to?achieve a natural, stable and aesthetically pleasing finish to your fish tank or pond. Rocks such as sandstone, granite, limestone and flagstone, among others, can be used for pond edging
If?herons are a problem?in your area, large perimeter stone will hinder them from walking into your pond and fishing. Large stone 1 or 2 feet above the ponds surface makes fishing difficult for them