Black Koi Matter. Join the Karasu movement. Ask a koi keeper how they first became introduced to koi fish and they will likely recall a story of how they came across a pond, so long ago, that contained these delightfully colorful and friendly fish. Many koi keepers are drawn into the keeping of koi because… Read more »
How Do I De-Ice My Koi Pond?
How do I de-ice my koi pond? Many koi pond keepers and water gardeners have to deal with some pretty extreme weather conditions. The cold weather represents some very particular challenges. Full Service Aquatics receives many questions this time of year on how to deal with particular issues. Here is a question that came in… Read more »
POND NETTING, WHAT TYPE OF POND NETTING IS BEST?
Pond netting is not all the same. Do you have questions about what type of pond netting is best for your pond? You’re not alone. Here is a great question that came into Full Service Aquatics website. Q: What type of netting is best for a pond 5′ by 10′? There are so many online… Read more »
END OF SEASON KOI FEEDINGS. LET THEM EAT!
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 »
PONDEMONIUM 2017 REVIEW “A PURPOSE DRIVEN BUSINESS”
Another Pondemonium event is in the books for 2017. Aquascape Inc.’s annual coming together of pond professionals from around the world was held at the Q Center in St. Charles, Il; the “water garden capital of the world”. This growing event was very well attended in 2017 with professionals coming from as far as Australia…. Read more »
KOI POND WATER GARDEN PROJECT IN PRINCETON NEW JERSEY
Every season Full Service Aquatics handles lots of koi pond water garden projects. Our latest koi pond water garden project in Princeton, NJ took place in January which is an unusual time of year for these projects in New Jersey, but with a rare stretch of warm weather during this time the FSA team took… Read more »
SWIMMING POOL CONVERION INTO A KOI POND – PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
How many homeowners have that old swimming pool in their yard? You know, the swimming pool that has not been used in years, needs repair, is an unwanted maintenance nightmare, gives no inspiration to look at, just is not fun at all anymore, and is dragging down property value. How many homeowners have THAT swimming… Read more »
WATER GARDEN EXPO 2017 REVIEW “LIVING THE POND LIFE”
In late Winter of 2017, during an unusually warm beautiful string of sunny days, the conditions were perfect for building a beautiful pond. The conditions were perfect; for Living The Pond Life. In a town called Shawnee, Oklahoma a diverse group of pond professionals from across the country gathered for the 2017 Water Garden Expo… Read more »
AUTISM AND KOI PONDS
Its has literally been described as an epidemic in the USA, autism. The statistics coming out each year are more staggering from one year to the next. Between the year 2000 and 2010 the rate of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) went up 119%. By some estimates, a devastating 1 in 45 American children are affected… Read more »
WHAT TO DO FOR YOUR KOI POND WATER GARDEN DURING SPRING
Many New Jersey pond owners are wondering what to do for a koi pond or water garden during Spring, around this time of Winter. As grey Winter days lengthen and brighten with most of the cold solidly behind us, New Jersey pond keepers start thinking toward Spring.