Category: POND FISH

END OF SEASON KOI FEEDINGS. LET THEM EAT!

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Hey pond keepers, koi keepers, water gardeners, and the aquatically obsessed; as the pond season is waning into colder times we have to be pretty mindful of how we are feeding our koi and goldfish. There are plenty of foods out there that are formulated for late season feedings and low temperature foods as well,… Read more »

HOW OLD DO KOI NEED TO BE TO SPAWN?

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“How old do koi need to be to spawn?” is a pretty common question among fish keepers. Its a good question too. Check this recent Q and A sent in by a reader of the LOVEYOURPOND blog. QUESTION: Hello I have 3 koi fish that are about a year old, and

WILL KOI AND GOLDFISH EAT FROM THE SURFACE OF MY POND?

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Hey pond keepers, I get lots of great questions from friends and customers about ponds and fish keeping. Alot of these questions deal with how we feed our fish. I want to share with you a good question that came in to me. Check it…

HOW TO DE-ICE YOUR KOI POND WATER GARDEN

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The seasonal dynamics and beauty of pond keeping are just one of the many reasons to take up the enjoyment of being a koi pond water garden keeper. Each season brings with it a new pond keeping experience. Winter pond keeping holds a unique charm.

IS IT OK TO ADD NEW KOI TO THE POND IN THE FALL?

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QUESTION: Hey Mike, is it ok to add new koi to the pond in the fall? ANSWER: Hey, thanks for reaching out! Great question. There are some benefits and some negatives to your question. One of the great things about getting new koi in the Fall is that you can find some great pricing on… Read more »

THE KOHAKU JAPANESE KOI FISH

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Kohaku Pronounced: ko – ha – koo A Japanese word that can be defined as meaning red (ko) and white (haku), or it can mean amber the color as well as the gemstone, Kohaku can be a Japanese boy or girls name; it is also a variety of koi fish. Let’s talk about the koi…

HOW TO BUILD A WATER GARDEN KOI POND IN NEW JERSEY

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So you are planning to build and install a pond in New Jersey? That is exciting news, you are in for many wonderful experiences and adventures with a new pond installation. Here are some things you need to know about building a pond in New Jersey. Building a pond, a successful pond, can be a… Read more »

HOW TO BUY KOI AND POND FISH

A guy walks into a room… No this is not a joke… A guy walks into a room filled with people. What you just read a fraction of a second ago has already filled your head with potential stories as to what could be happening from that very simple statement. A guy walks into a… Read more »

POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST EPISODE 4 – EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT KOI

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Koi ponds are a fascinating topic, often times highly and hotly debated. There is so much to know and learn! Check out this episode 4 of The POND HUNTER Radio Broadcast to learn everything you always wanted to know about koi! There’s a lot of information out there on koi some good, some bad! We… Read more »

KOI AND GOLDFISH SPAWNING IN YOUR BACKYARD POND

Time: Late May, any year. Call comes in from pond customer(s). Customer says: “Hey my fish are fighting and it looks like Mr. Bubble may have fallen into my pond. The pond kinda smells a bit too…” Pond Pro says: “Cool, congratulations!”