Going Natural in Your Pond Part 2 - FISH HEALTH

FISH HEALTH A. To help keep your fish healthy, try Thera-p by Microbelift. It works by reducing environmental stress; promotes rapid fish growth, and increases resistance to pathogens and parasites. It oxidizes both ammonia and nitrites. It’s great when fish overpopulation exists, and when oxygen levels are down. B. Another great natural product is Koi […]

Planning Ahead for the Health of Your Koi

While it is the beginning of February, winter is far from over for many parts of the country. While other areas will start seeing some warming over the next few weeks. We want you to be prepared to take care of your fish as temperatures warm. Your fish have been sitting near the bottom of […]

What is your Pond Hardiness Zone?

Here is a blurb from the garden.com site about the Hardiness Zone map. “The 1990 USDA Hardiness Zone Map The USDA Hardiness Zone Map is one of several maps developed to provide this critical climate information. The USDA map is the one most gardeners in the eastern United States rely on, and the one that […]

The Importance of Water Changes

How to Choose Koi

When it comes down to choosing Koi all that really matters is what you want to see in your pond, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and if you see a fish that you like then that is really all that matters. However, there are certain traits people look for in a fish […]

Feeding Your Koi in Summer

What, and how much to feed your fish is always on the mind of pond owners. It is important to remember that your fish get most of their nourishment, vitamins and minerals from the food you feed them. Remember when it comes to feeding your fish to only buy a brand name with strict high […]

Winterization: Closing down the pond

We’ve said goodbye to summer and are now moving into the final days of fall. It’s time to begin closing down the pond for the winter. By now, many of you have already begun the preparations. You’ve changed your fish’s diet and have begun to slow down feedings and hopefully ordered all the products you […]

Bacterial diseases in Koi

We all love Koi fish for their delicate grace and unearthly beauty. However, they do tend to be somewhat fragile and disease-prone. Luckily, there are many ways to combat common problems, like bacterial infections, and prevent fish from becoming sick in the first place. Bacterial infections can come up frequently, in koi, and must be […]

Healthy Water = Happy Fish

Koi fish are prized for their delicate grace and beauty. They instantly bring a pond to life! However, because they have been selectively bred for beauty and not strength, Koi can be somewhat fragile; however, there are many things we can do to help them thrive in a water garden. Most importantly, we can closely […]