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Pond Water Testing

Pond Water Testing

Pond water testing is a crucial aspect of maintaining a healthy and thriving pond ecosystem. Regular testing can help you identify any water quality issues early on and take corrective measures to prevent problems from becoming more serious. In this post, we'll cover...

Pond Water Treatment

Pond Water Treatment

A backyard pond can be a beautiful and relaxing addition to your property, but maintaining its water quality can be a challenge. Poor water quality can lead to a range of problems, from algae growth to fish health issues. The good news is that with proper pond water...

Effective Algae Control with Pond Plants

Effective Algae Control with Pond Plants

Algae infestation in ponds is a common problem that can be effectively managed with the use of pond plants. These plants not only add beauty but also help in controlling the growth of algae by absorbing excess nutrients from the water. By choosing the right plants and maintaining a healthy balance in the pond, algae can be kept under control, ensuring a thriving aquatic environment.

Koi Lifespan – How long do Koi Carp Live

Koi Lifespan – How long do Koi Carp Live

I. Introduction Koi fish are popular pets that are loved for their vibrant colors, graceful movements, and peaceful demeanor. As with any living creature, it's important to understand their needs and how to care for them properly. One of the most crucial aspects of...

Color Enhancing Koi Food

Color Enhancing Koi Food

In Color food for Koi is not about a gimmick colourful dyed to the delight of breeders and owners - but to feed that enhances the natural colour (s) of the fish. The colour components responsible for the appearance are anchored in the genes of the animals and are...

Chilodonella (ciliates)

Chilodonella (ciliates)

Chilodonella (ciliates) are unicellular ectoparasites, i.e. parasites that live on the surface of their host's body.  Chilodonella can be easily identified under the microscope by its oval, flat shape and gyrating swimming movements. Chilodonella is about 40 to 70...

Koi Pond Cover

Koi Pond Cover

There are now many different ways to cover a Koi pond. One option that is often used is to cover the pond surface with air-filled PE balls. These are not only ideal for covering ponds but are also able to significantly reduce energy costs in heated Koi ponds.  The PE...

Rearing Koi Fry

Rearing Koi Fry

The right food is of central importance for the correct care of young fish. Essentially, rearing food for koi must have two characteristics. For one thing, it has to be very small so that the fish can eat it without any problems. Food for adult Koi is therefore not...