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The rainbow trout is one of the most overlooked fish species used in pond management, primarily because they can’t tolerate the warm waters of a Southern summer! They can, however, thrive in Southern ponds and lakes from November through mid-May. Stocking your lake with rainbow trout heats up your fishing in the wintertime when your… Read More

Electrofishing is a scientific survey method used to sample fish populations to determine abundance, density, and species composition. This does not harm the fish and they fully recover in as little as two minutes after being stunned. This is a great way to ensure that your pond or lake is not only healthy, but thriving…. Read More

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Shane Deuben, our Lead Aquarist at Alabama Aquarium & Pond Services. Shane takes care of the livestock, ordering, maintenance, fish health, and client satisfaction. Read on to learn more about Shane and his career! Before working at AAPS, what kind of work did you do? I… Read More

Alabama Aquarium and Pond Services has the honor of sponsoring pro bass fisherman Randy Howell, a 25-year veteran of the Bassmaster Tour and 2014 Bassmaster Classic Champion. How It All Started After meeting at the Fishing Rodeo for The King’s Home in Columbiana, Alabama, we at AAPS realized just how much we have in common… Read More

Aquariums are a unique and fascinating way to liven up any kind of room. They can create an atmosphere of tranquility in your office space, or become an intriguing talking point in your home. It’s art that is constantly moving and changing, teeming with life and vivid colors. If living art and soothing sounds is… Read More

When it comes to taking care of your aquariums, lakes and ponds, water gardens, and fountains, there are certainly options to choose from. There are several service providers in the market, but when you work with Alabama Aquarium & Pond Services, there are big differences in how we do things and handle your business. And… Read More

  Winter is here and temperatures in Alabama have already started to drop. Soon, we’ll hit below-freezing temperatures, which leads many koi pond owners to wonder if their ponds will freeze over – and how this will affect their fish and pond if that happens. We’ll address how winter weather impacts a koi pond and… Read More

When it comes to maintaining an aquarium, you need to stay vigilant and have a plan. The ecosystem within an aquarium can be very delicate, and what you do on a regular basis will affect the health of your fish and the performance of the aquarium itself. Here are five aquarium maintenance tips you can… Read More

We’re moving into the winter season, and temperatures are dropping. You might be thinking about your koi pond and how your koi will fare during the winter months. Your fish will be just fine, but colder weather does mean you need to adjust your feeding schedule. Here’s how your koi feeding schedule will change as… Read More