Posts Tagged ‘pond stars’

SHINDEMONIUM 2014 EVENT REVIEW

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: October 12th, 2014 | No Comments on SHINDEMONIUM 2014 EVENT REVIEW

Kicking off under October’s full Hunter’s Moon, a virtual tribe of pond professionals gathered for Shindemonium 2014 which took place October 8-10 in the Maryland countryside; with 3 perfect days of Autumn weather. Also an amazing 3 days of networking and learning for pond professionals and business owners. Hosted by Premier Ponds and Turf Equipment, Shindemonium is a growing industry event for pond pros interested in making their business operations more efficient, with better customer service, while gaining higher profits.

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PONDEMONIUM 2014 REVIEW “REACH FOR THE STARS”

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: August 26th, 2014 | 4 Comments on PONDEMONIUM 2014 REVIEW “REACH FOR THE STARS”

“It might seem crazy what I’m bout to say”, but often times when people hear that “everything is changing” it brings a certain level of unhappiness. But, when your plan is to “Reach For The Stars” and everything is changing because of that plan, well then, that can make you happy; that can make you feel like a room without  a roof! So clap along, if you feel like happiness is the truth!

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KOI AND GOLDFISH SPAWNING IN YOUR BACKYARD FISH POND

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: August 13th, 2014 | 169 Comments on 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!”

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BUTTERFLY KOI, WATER DRAGONS OF THE POND WORLD

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: May 29th, 2014 | No Comments on BUTTERFLY KOI, WATER DRAGONS OF THE POND WORLD

butterfly koi

For the koi purist, the kichi, the sleek and flashy butterfly koi may not be their first choice when it comes to their koi collection. For many, the butterfly koi simply would not be an option at all. When you get into the upper echelons of finer koi keeping, the butterfly varieties are barely even recognized as being a fish! Yet, for so many others they would not think of their collection as being complete without some sort of representation from the butterfly variety. My koi collection would fall into that category as well since I can account for 3 butterfly koi in my pond’s population. However; in my pond, I refer to them as dragon koi. I like the name dragon koi better. The long fins on my fish coupled with the swishy manner of swimming they have, actually makes them appear to be much more like little water dragons swimming through my pond than butterflies. But that’s just me, you can call yours what you like but in my pond they are dragon koi all the way!

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THE POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST EPISODE 1, STEVE SHINHOLSER INTERVIEW

By: Mike Gannon | Posted On: March 24th, 2014 | No Comments on THE POND HUNTER RADIO BROADCAST EPISODE 1, STEVE SHINHOLSER INTERVIEW

Join Mike Gannon as your host of The POND HUNTER radio broadcast. Tune in to this broadcast to hear about this new water garden and koi pond radio show. Guest Kathleen Micheline, long time pond hobbyist discusses her front yard water garden koi pond.  Pond professional and owner of Premier Ponds, Steve Shinholser, calls in to talk about ponds and whats happening in the pond industry. Hear what Steve has been up to in the pond industry. 

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