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Essential Pond Accessories

A pond provides the opportunity to have something that you can be incredibly proud of and that you can show off, but depending on the state of the pond is what can make or break your garden. Of course you’ll want something that looks beautifully idyllic, which is why top maintenance is key, and keeping up to date with regular checks to see if everything is running as it should be. At Discount Leisure Products we know our stuff when it comes to pond maintenance, which is why we’ve come... Read More

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The World’s Best Swimming Spots

Everyone, or atleast most, have a bucket list of things they want to do, places they want to visit and experiences they want to have before they die, at Discount Leisure Products we’re the same! We’ve come up with what we think are some of the best swimming spots around the globe. Getting around them all might be a bit pricey, but it would be incredible to bae able to say you’ve been to them all. Check them out below! Santa Monica Beach, CA, USA One of the most famous... Read More

Five Common Mistakes of New Aquarium Owners

So you’ve just received your delivery from Discount Leisure Products and can’t wait to tear open the boxes and get started on setting up your very own aquarium. The common misconception amongst many budding aquariumist is that you can throw the equipment together and start colonising with the fish you’ve had your eyes set on for weeks straight away. The most likely outcome here is that you’ll have some very sick fish on your hands and you’ve just thrown your well-earned money down the toilet – literally. Hold Your Horses…... Read More

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All about Jebao

Pond filtration If you’re the proud owner of a ‘man-made’ pond, you’re going to have to take care of a few more chores than if you’d simply taken over a pre-existing naturally occurring pond feature. One of these acts of maintenance is setting up an effective filtration system which will help cleanse the water of organic wastes that can result in toxic waters and seriously damaging the habitat of any organisms residing in your pond. A further benefit of running a suitable pond filtration system is the ability to help... Read More

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Pond Maintenance – Summer Months

Pond Maintenance – Summer Months Those halcyon days of summer are just around the corner and the average temperatures are changing for the better for those who prefer to enjoy the great outdoors rather than being cooped up inside with a hot drink on a chilly day. For anybody fortunate enough to have a pond set-up in the garden, it means approaching things a little differently as the climate begins to shift. Here at Discount Leisure Products, we’re going to provide you with a couple of key pointers to help... Read More

Aquarium Start-Up for Beginners

Setting up a brand new aquarium can be both a memorable and educational experience for children, introducing them gently to the concepts of ecosystems, nutrition and water filtration. For the older folk out there, it’s a chance to add a slice of nature into your home, giving it a contemporary, individual feel by taking advantage of one of almost limitless options you have when it comes to customising your own aquarium.  Previously at Discount Leisure Products, we illustrated a number of the most creative aquarium designs out there for our... Read More

The Weird & Wonderful Aquariums You Can Own!

Take a look at this fantastic infographic which we created to inform you about the weird and wonderful world of indoor aquariums! Let us know your thoughts and feel free to share it on your social accounts as we know you will be fascinated …  

How to use the backwash cycle on a Jebao CF pond filter

Jebao manufacture a large range of pond equipment including a several models of pressure filters for fish ponds. In this post I will be talking about the Jebao CF pressure filter and how the backwash facility functions.   As you can see from the image of a Jebao CF pressure filter above, it has one inlet, one out let and one waste outlet which is used during the ‘clean’ or ‘backwash’ cycle. There is a grey level on the CF pressure filters that is set to the ‘filter’ cycle during... Read More

How to prepare your pond for winter

If you own a pond regardless of whether it is a simple wildlife pond or a large koi pond preparing for the colder winter months is important to the health of the pond and the inhabitants. The following is the Discount Leisure Products guide to preparing a pond for winter   Clean the pond A filter system breaks down waste matter from a pond such as fish waste, algae, plant matter etc. As the filtration process slows down in cooler weather, cleaning a pond prior to winter will prevent any... Read More