How To Get Koi To Feed From Your Hand (Tame & Train)

Training Koi To Feed From Your Hand in Pond

We’re sharing some valuable insights on transforming your koi from skittish swimmers to delightful family pets. Taming these majestic fish takes time and patience, but the rewards are well worth the effort. Let’s dive into a few tips and tricks to make your koi hand-feeding experience more effective and enjoyable. Koi, like any other pet, … Read more

How To Convert A Swimming Pool Into A Fish Pond

Converting A Swimming Pool Into A Fish Pond

If you’ve been contemplating converting your swimming pool into a pond, you’re onto a great concept. Many have successfully turned their pools into beautiful, natural fish ponds. Still, there are some challenges to overcome. One of the primary challenges often encountered in this process is related to the filtration system. Whether dealing with a paper … Read more

How Long Does A Pond Take To Mature?

How Long For A Pond To Mature

We’ll delve into the intriguing journey of pond maturity. Specifically, we’ll explore the timeline for a pond to reach equilibrium, strategies to expedite this process, and how to effectively manage algae growth. 1. The Maturation Timeline When creating a new pond, it’s essential to understand that achieving a balanced ecosystem is challenging. The burning question … Read more

The Best Pond Plants for Algae Control (UK)

The Best Plants for Controlling Pond Algae

We’ll look at the best plants you can add to your pond to help remove excess waste and reduce algae growth. These plants play a crucial role in improving water quality and creating a healthier ecosystem for your pond inhabitants. By strategically choosing the right plants, you can effectively combat issues like blanket weed and … Read more

Where to Place Air Stones in A Pond

Placing Air Stones in Garden Pond

To keep your pond ecosystem thriving, it’s crucial to ensure proper oxygenation levels. One effective way to achieve this is by using air stones. These small, porous stones help aerate the water, promoting the well-being of aquatic life and maintaining a healthy balance within your pond. We will explore the best locations to place air … Read more

How to Get Leeches Out of A Pond Filter (Safely)

Removing Leeches from Garden Pond Filter

Unwanted visitors like leeches may occasionally find their way into your pond filter, disrupting the balance of your aquatic ecosystem. If you’re dealing with leeches in your garden pond filter and wondering how to remove them, we’ve got you covered. We’ll walk you through the steps to safely and effectively eliminate leeches from your pond … Read more

How To Store A Pond Pump for Winter (Protect It)

Garden Pond Pump Storage for Winter

Preparing your garden pond pump for the winter season is essential to protect its longevity and ensure optimal performance when spring arrives. As temperatures drop and the pond enters a dormant phase, proper storage practices become crucial to safeguard the pump from freezing, moisture damage, and other potential issues. By following a few simple steps, … Read more

Understanding Koi Behaviour (Guide To Their Actions)

Koi Behaviour Understanding Their Actions in Pond

As koi enthusiasts, we often find ourselves captivated by the unique behaviours of these beautiful fish. However, it’s crucial to understand that certain actions may indicate underlying issues or concerns in your pond. We’ll explore some unusual koi behaviours and what they could signify, along with quick tips on how to address them effectively. Gasping … Read more

Feeding Your Pond Koi In The Winter (Guide)

Koi Winter Feeding in Pond

As pond owners, we often eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring and the opportunity to feed our fish. However, it’s crucial to remember that feeding should be based on water temperatures rather than external conditions. We’ll discuss the importance of waiting for the right water temperature, the risks of overfeeding, and the appropriate food choices … Read more

How to Choose the Right Pond Pump Size

Choosing the Right Size Pond Pump

When it comes to circulating the water in your pond, you may have come across the recommendation to circulate the water once every two hours. However, this advice is not one-size-fits-all. Pond size, pump capacity, and other factors play a crucial role in determining the optimal pump size for your specific needs. In this post, … Read more

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