Universal Aquatics specializes in backyard water feature installation, repair and maintenance. This includes installing or repairing koi ponds, waterfalls, water fountains, pondless waterfalls and more. We can design or install these water features to give you the backyard of your dreams. We serve the Metro Atlanta, Georgia area.

Pond Maintenance for Shaquille O’Neal

By John Magyar / August 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that an entire year has gone by since a handful of Certified Aquascape Contractors had the privilege of building basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal a one-of-a-kind pond and waterfall system at his home in McDonough, Georgia. >> View John Magyar’s Maintenance list for SHAQ’s pond Even though this beast of […]

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Transform a Koi Pond with Bonsai Trees

By John Magyar / April 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

Bonsai, ponds and waterfalls go together like peas and carrots. So a couple of years ago when I received a call from a gentleman who said he wanted a koi pond with his bonsai trees in mind, I didn’t think much about it. It turned out, this wasn’t just another bonsai collection. I realized when […]

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Pond Construction | Father & Son Create Backyard Pondless Waterfall

By John Magyar / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

In April 2016, I moved into a new house in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The first thing I did was survey the property for a suitable spot to install a water feature. My family and I tossed around a few ideas to see what we could come up with, like installing a swim pond, a koi pond, […]

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Wade Through the Muck With These Time-saving Pond Cleanout Tips

By John Magyar / February 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

Tis the season to begin another vigorous attack on dirty ponds. Pond cleanout season is quickly approaching, and the team at Universal Aquatics in Atlanta is getting ready for another great one. Here are a few tips to help make the most out of your spring pond-cleaning season. By maximizing both speed and efficiency, your […]

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Ever-Changing Plans Makes Building Ponds Tougher

By John Magyar / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

It’s not every day that Universal Aquatics of Atlanta, Georgia gets an opportunity to create something we have never created before. “Asian spice meets the Tennessee Hills with a mix of formal simplicity and a touch of rustic flair, in a nutshell” is what our team was tasked with developing and constructing. In April of […]

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Give Customers What They Need, Not What They Want!

By John Magyar / April 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

A sitting boulder was added to allow an up-close and personal view of the water feature. It is also a great place for enjoying a nice cup of coffee to start the day.

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