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  • 10 Tips for Buying Healthy Fish

    Adding life to your pond provides a whole new element to the overall experience of owning a water feature. Will you add some colorful koi, or opt for another type of pond fish like shubunkins or sarassas?

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    Pleasures of Koi Fish

    Fish play an important role in the nitrogen cycle of an ecosystem pond. Not only do fish dine on algae, but they provide a beautiful flash of color as they glide in and out of waterlilies.

  • The Other Pond Fish

    Besides the colorful koi, an array of pond fish is just waiting to call your pond their home.

  • Butterfly Koi: Basic Facts to Know

    In certain circles, when you mention butterfly koi it’s like speaking out of turn in an audience with the Pope. You just don’t do this. Quite a few of the koi connoisseurs think of butterfly koi as

  • The Joy of Baby Koi

    If you have fish in your pond, sooner or later they are going to have babies. Late spring to early summer usually marks the time of year when koi and goldfish start to spawn.

  • Feeding Fish in the Fall

    You’ve enjoyed watching and feeding your fish all summer, and now it’s time to help them prepare for their winter’s nap.

  • Treating Common Fish Illness

    If you plan on keeping fish, you should be prepared to care for them when they get sick.

  • How Many Fish Can You Add to Your Pond?

    Too many fish in the pond creates an imbalance in water, so you’ll want to make sure you’re smart about the number and size of fish that you place in the water garden.

  • Magic in the Pond

    Explaining the birds and bees about the fish in your pond.

  • The Secret to Healthy Pond Fish

    You love your finned friends and can’t wait to see them swimming about after the winter thaw. Now is the right time to be thinking of your fish and taking measures to ensure they remain healthy throughout the year.