Pros and Cons of UV Sterilizers for Your Pond

UV Pond Sterilizer

UV sterilizers are popular tools for maintaining pond health, but like any equipment, they come with their own set of pros and cons. Understanding these advantages and disadvantages can help you make an informed decision about using UV sterilizers in your pond. We will explore the benefits and drawbacks of UV sterilizers, shedding light on … Read more

Feeding Your Pond Fish: A Guide for Autumn, Winter, and Spring

Feeding Fish In Garden Pond During Different Seasons

Properly feeding your pond fish, including koi and goldfish, during the colder months is crucial for their health and well-being. Understanding fish metabolism and the impact of water temperature is key to providing them with the right nutrition. In this blog post, we will explore the feeding requirements for different seasons and how to adapt … Read more

How to Install Pond Netting (Stop Predators and Debris)

Installing Netting Around A Garden Pond

Maintaining a clean and predator-free pond is essential for the health and well-being of its inhabitants. Installing netting is a great, less expensive alternative to pond electric fencing. We’ll walk you through the process of properly setting up netting for your pond. This simple yet crucial step will help keep predators out and prevent leaves … Read more

How To Get Rid of Blanket Weed In My Pond

Blanket Weed in a Fish Pond

Blanket weed is an algae that plagues many ponds during the year’s warmer months. Considering that there are many ways and many products to deal with blanket weed, there’s actually a lot of confusion about which products work, how effective they are, when, and how to use them. We’re going to go through a list … Read more

How To Increase Oxygen Levels In A Fish Pond

Oxygenating A Fish Pond with Water Fountain

During the peak summer months, when the weather is extremely warm, and the oxygen level in your pond starts to deplete, aeration and oxygenation become very important to the health of your fish. It is important to note that there is a difference between aeration and oxygenation, which we will explain in more detail below. … Read more

How to Prevent Koi From Jumping Out The Pond

Koi Carp Jumping in Pond

Koi fish are elegant, highly adaptive, and calming. So it’s no wonder why so many people love keeping them nearby. According to Feng Shui, koi fish carry fortunes of good luck and spiritual abundance, but they don’t always look out for their own best interests. Surprisingly, it’s pretty common for koi fish to jump out … Read more

Why Are My Fish Dying In My Outside Pond?

Dead Koi Carp in Outside Fish Pond

You may find that your fish are lying there floating upside down in your outside pond leaving you completely stumped. The number 1 reason why fish die out is poor water quality. It sounds obvious, but when it comes to outdoor fish ponds a lot of people have a tendency to ignore their water quality, … Read more

How Effective is an Electric Fence Around A Pond

Electric Fence Around A Fish Pond

Fish ponds with koi carp and other similar kept fish can be hard to monitor and deter potential predators such as herons, cats, racoons or even dogs from getting near it and eating all the fish. Netting only works to a certain point and does not give off any warnings to the intruders, which could, … Read more

How To Keep Herons Out of Garden Ponds UK

Heron After Fish at Garden Pond

Herons are an absolute nightmare for any pond owner, especially ones with koi carp and goldfish swimming around. Grey herons are smart and see these fish as easy pickings and will spend time analyzing your pond setup, then eventually eating fish from it. They can cost you lots of money and cause a lot of … Read more

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