Are All Fish Foods Created Equal?

Aquascape Fish Food Aquascape launches new and improved line of pond fish food.

Builder Tips: What You Need to Know About Constructed Wetlands

Aquascape Wetlands Filtration System Constructed wetlands have grown in popularity over the last couple of years mainly because of their natural look and aesthetic appeal. But what exactly is a wetland and just how does it function?

Be A GOOD Coach

BOYS If I didn't find my calling as The Pond Guy it most certainly would have been working in some capacity with kids. I love kids! Blake 15 and Jack 16 both remind me of myself when I was their ages. They've built their own personal ponds and found their way

Make Your Time Here Count

marc It was the 4th of July, he was on vacation with his family, out kayaking with his wife when he yelled he couldn't breath before slumping over. His wife thought he was just goofing around with her. It was the last words he ever spoke. Marc Abbatacola was

What Kind of Ship are you Captaining?!

CAR When I was younger and less wise I kept a safety deposit box for the projects I did for cash. The "safety" deposit box kept the money hidden from "Uncle Sam" but not from my self-entitled General Manager. He decided on a whim that he deserved a Porsche.

The "Stream" Less Traveled

Maybe it's because I too turned my hobby into a career that I'm so excited to see the journey this young man is on! I've literally known Austin his whole life and been nothing short of amazed and impressed with his singular passion for fishing. Reminds me

The End Is Near!

The combustion engine that revolutionized transportation and transformed our society is officially giving way to the electric motor. Elon Musk of TESLA went out on a limb, put his money where his mouth was, and out innovated, out hustled, and out thought

Of Diplomas and Resumes

HAIRCUT So, I'm getting my hair cut and the topic of the stylist's minimum-wage employed daughters comes up. They are both in their 20s and working in the fast-food industry. My stylist is lamenting about how they've sent out "thousands" of resumes but can't find

Hurting People Hurts Others

SHOOTER The latest in a long and never-ending line of hatred was on display when a shooter took out his uncontrolled rage at a bunch of high profile strangers playing softball. Five were injured and the shooter is dead. What a waste Broken people try to break o

Family and Friends - Now and in the End

JAIME I spent yesterday with friends. We came together to rally around a mutual friend fighting stage 4 cancer. He prayed he would have "a good day" and be able to hang with all of us... He did Here's the thing that gives me chills (again) as I write this. H

They Don't Make 'em Like They Used To!

gary I thought of titling this "Old Guys Rule," but realized doing so would probably get me in trouble again with H.R. 😂 For the vast majority of jobs, the reality is age is nothing but a number when it comes to performance. For 30 years, Gary Gronwick

Value-Added Resources for Aquascape Contractors

Online Version of Pond Builder's Bible You may have visited Aquascape’s website a time or two, but do you know how many resources are available to help you with your business? From pond construction to managing finances to marketing your business; you’ll find almost everything you

Proper Care for Koi and Common Myths

Proper Care for Koi Koi keeping often develops into an obsession for the pond and fish owner. Most people name their fish and consider them honorary members of the family. To create a healthy, stable environment for finned friends, a clear perspective of koi and their prope

The Hardest Job that Requires the Most Help

Life's Lessons Sadly, as we see far too often, not every man who has children is worthy of being called a father. For those of us who do strive to be good Dads, we've learned every kid is different and not a single one comes with an operating manual!


STOOGES "When you hang out with winners, you become a winner, when you hang out with melons, you become a grapefruit" -Rocky My son had a friend who got Expelled from his private high school this week. Apparently there were some inappropriate texts between his b
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