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New Waterfall Bedfordview

New Waterfall Bedfordview

A new Waterfall was recently added to a pond in Bedfordview. The revamp also included a new Pump Station, 1.1kw pump, 5 bag fibreglass filter, bio filter and UV clarifier. In addition Isivande added venturies to the returns to the pond to assist with water movement...

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Pond Rebuild Kyalami Estate

Pond Rebuild Kyalami Estate

Isivande has completed a complete rebuild of a leaking koi pond with huge vortex filters taking up huge real estate. The pond vortex system was completely removed at the rear of the pond. A slot 3m wide feeding water into the pond was removed and bricked up. All the...

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New Eco Pump Station On Pond in Bryanston

New Eco Pump Station On Pond in Bryanston

Equipment installed 10 years ago can be seen today as obsolete, very high energy usage increasing your carbon footprint dramatically. This pump station had a noisy 2.2kw pump ( Appr. R 500 000 per 10 year cycle). The swimming pool sand filter 7 bag was buried in the...

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New Wetland pond Dunkeld

New Wetland pond Dunkeld

Isivande completed this large Wetland pond in Dunkeld. The pond consists of a 15 000 litre wetland section with one hundred plus indigenous plants to filter the water. This section is a Eco system with frogs, crabs, dragon flies and various other species of insects....

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New pond Office park Bryanston

New pond Office park Bryanston

Isivande recently completed two ponds inside a office park in Bryanston. The ponds are off a very modern design. The design features a still pond concept meaning there are no waterfalls or other falling water to disturb the view into the ponds. Each pond has a main...

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Pond Repairs – Birdhaven

Pond Repairs – Birdhaven

Isivande repaired a small pond in Birdhaven recently. The pond was sealed with a fibre type material that came loose of the structure. All the material was removed and redone in fibreglass. A complete pump station installed: 0.6kw pump, 2 bag clino fish media...

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New Pond in Edenglen

New Pond in Edenglen

Isivande installed a new pond in Edenglen in 2012. The existing pond was 2,000 liters. The pond features the main pond 18,000 liters with a river connecting the existing pond 2,000 liters. The pond construction is 180mm concrete with added sealer, reinforcing rods and...

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New Koi Pond – Waterfall Estate

New Koi Pond – Waterfall Estate

Well bloggers, we have recently completed another new pond, and in the prestigious Waterfall Estate. The pond was finished off with black marbelite, and with water volume of 20 000 litres. (See pictures of complete product).  In real terms, 20x medium koi can be added...

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Winter Feeding of Koi

Winter Feeding of Koi

Well, Winter is here with a vengeance! As a result, pond water temperatures are dropping fast and furiously, and fish no longer need to be fed the quantities they enjoyed in the Summer months. The main reason is that koi go into semi-hibernation when the water...

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Koi Keeping Realities

Koi Keeping Realities

Koi keeping is the same as keeping any other animals in a caged condition (Zoo’s for instant). You have to give animals a large area to move about and play. You have to give them lots of attention and care. Imagine a cemented area; say 4m x 10m fenced with 40x puppies...

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