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In Pond Skimmers – Do they work?

In Pond Skimmers – Do they work?

Have you ever looked at koi ponds and wondered how they look so clean? The water is crystal clear and the pond surface has a polished look to it. Chances are there is a pond skimmer installed as part of the filtration system. When it comes to water quality problems...

Identify and treat Myxosporea in Koi

Identify and treat Myxosporea in Koi

Myxosporea is a rare and tiny parasite that in high quantities can pose a real threat to Koi. Chris Williams shares how to spot and treat the little blighters. Myxosporea are among the smallest parasites which affect your Koi, measuring as little as 5µm...

Identify and treat Trichodina in Koi

Identify and treat Trichodina in Koi

Of all Koi parasites, Trichodina is one of the most harmful and needs to be eradicated. The answer lies under the microscope... If your pond becomes victim to an outbreak of Trichodina your Koi will be irritated, causing them to ‘flash’ against anything in an attempt...

How to build a Bog Garden

How to build a Bog Garden

A bog garden is a beautiful way to landscape a garden or even a backyard and displays water plants naturally and beautifully. It is also a good solution for an area in a garden that is low and tends to collect water. The soil in a bog garden needs to be kept moist at...

Pond Liners – 3 great options for your next pond project

Pond Liners – 3 great options for your next pond project

Garden fish ponds and water gardens are popular landscape improvements. They attract wildlife such as birds, frogs, and butterflies, and provide a peaceful place to relax. The variety of products on the market today makes installation easy and affordable. There is a type of pond liner for every application so shop around.

Pond Plants

Pond Plants

Pond Plants - A handy guide There are a huge variety of pond plants to choose from for the garden nowadays, coming in practically every shape and size you could ever want. When buying try to think about the overall shape and form you wish to create in and around the...

How to clean a koi pond

How to clean a koi pond

A question we get asked all the time is how do you clean out your pond, and keep the water clean and clear. The answer is... It depends. Read on. Koi ponds by their very nature are dirty places. Fish load, the amount of food you feed your fish, and the...