Natterjack toad (Bufo calamita)

Length: 6-8cm Weight: 4-19g Average lifespan: 10-15 years Conservation status Protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981. Priority Species under the UK Post-2010 Biodiversity Framework. Listed …

6 Tips for Autumn Pond Care

A nip in the air, shorter days, and the shedding of multi-colored leaves from the trees signifies a changing of the seasons. Hello Autumn! Although we have been having some …

Green Drake Mayfly (Ephemera dancia)

Length: 5cm Conservation status Common.  When to see January to December Bio The green drake (or common) mayfly only eats when it is an aquatic larvae, when its diet consists …

What is an ecosystem pond?

Ecosystem ponds are what we are most recognised for here at DU Waterscapes. They are a feature that stands alongside the company’s ethos of not only producing water features of …

Lesser Water-boatman (Corixa punctate)

Length: 0.9cm Conservation status Common. When to see January to December Bio The lesser water-boatman has a varied diet, feeding off of both decaying plant matter as well as small …

Auto-Dosers

The Aquascape Automatic Dosing System for ponds and fountains automatically adds a choice of specially formulated Aquascape water treatments to ponds, decorative fountains, and Pondless Waterfalls, eliminating the guesswork and …

Common Backswimmer (Notonecta glauca)

Length: 1.5cm Conservation status Common. When to see January to December Bio These small insects are in fact quite predatory, tackling tadpoles and fish fry. They are also often one …