How to Oxygenate a Pond | 3 Ways to Oxygenate a Fish Pond

How to Oxygenate a Pond

A healthy fish pond environment requires plenty of oxygen. Fish need oxygen so they can breathe, and water that has oxygen gets filtered biologically. A way to test if there is enough oxygen in your fish pond is to pay attention to signs that might give clues to problems involving lack of oxygen. Read on …

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7 Plants Perfect For Any Garden Pond

7 perfect pond plants

Whether you are just setting out in the world of aquatic planting or looking for some extra plants to fill your aquascaping out, it can be daunting to know exactly which ones to choose for your garden pond. After all, there are a plethora of types and species of pond plants available on the market, …

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9 Best Solar Powered Birdbath Fountains | Pros & Cons

bird bath fountain

If you are a bird lover like me, then you probably have a birdbath or two in your garden to ensure that any visiting birds have access to the water that they need. But, did you know that by simply adding a birdbath fountain you could attract and take pleasure from many more? Yes, as …

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7 Ways To Prevent Ponds From Freezing Over | Stop Your Pond Freezing Up

ice on a frozen pond

Let’s have a look at why having your backyard pond freezing over might be problematic, as well as 7 easy ways to prevent ponds from freezing over. We are obviously huge fans of a garden or backyard pond. Who doesn’t love the ambiance of calming, bubbling water, and the added fun of seeing a friendly …

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Best Pond Vacuum Cleaners | Top 3 Pond Vacuums

pond vacuum cleaner

A beautiful and natural garden pond can look stunning in the right setting if kept clean and clear. Our Best Pond Vacuum Cleaners guide will help you choose the right equipment to make cleaning your garden pond that much easier. Even natural wildlife ponds can become full of debris and leaves which if neglected will …

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10 Best Ways To Stop Herons Eating Your Fish?

heron eating a fish

There can be no denying that Herons are stunning birds that in most cases it is a delight to see. However, Herons, are also the bane of every pond keepers life turning the sight of them from delight to dismay. Hopefully, our 10 Best Ways to stop herons from eating your fish will help you. …

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3 Fish Perfect for a Garden Pond!

3 types of pond fish

When it comes to pond fish, there is a world of wonderful choices out there. From surface fish to bottom feeders, and eye-catching to camouflage, there truly is a species for everyone. However, all this choice can sometimes make the decision of which to keep just a little confusion. So, to help you out, and …

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How Deep Should A Pond Be For Koi Fish?

koi carp

Koi have to be one of the most popular, if not THE most popular species of fish we keep outdoors. A fact that is pretty unsurprising really when you consider their majestic size, bright colors, and absolute confidence around humans. They make fabulous pets that can live for up to 30 years and really make themselves …

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How To Protect Your Pond Fish From Cats And Birds

cat near a pond

Ponds are undoubtedly attractive features that garner not only our attention but also the attention of the flora and fauna that surrounds us. Some visitors come and stay like frogs and salamanders, some simply pass by. Others, however, have more sinister intentions and see our ponds as appetizing. It is these visitors we have to worry …

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How Deep Should A Koi Pond Be For Winter? Stop Yours Freezing Up!

frozen garden pond

If asked to close your eyes and picture a garden pond, the chances are that you’ll envisage a bright summer’s day, gentle tinkling water, and Koi swimming around in a crystal clear plant-filled space. A quintessential image of what most fish keepers would hope to achieve, I’m sure you’ll agree? We look at how deep …

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21 Container Pond Ideas | Patio Pond Ideas For Small Spaces

21 container and patio pond ideas

Container ponds are extraordinarily clever and versatile, and will fit almost anywhere – so if you have a small deck, rooftop garden, balcony, or even less space, you can still enjoy the serenity created by a pond. We hope you enjoy the container pond ideas in this article and find some inspiration to start your …

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Pond algae solutions – 5 Easy ways to stop algae growing.

pond algae

If your pond looks more like a lush carpet than a body of water, and it’s been a while since you’ve spotted any of your fish, then your algae might be an issue. Here are five easy ways to stop algae growing in your pond. Pond Algae Solutions – 5 Easy Ways to Stop Algae …

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14 Things To Consider Before Building A Fish Pond

Minimum Pond Size for Koi

Does relaxing by your very own garden fish pond sound like your ideal way to spend a lazy afternoon off? If you’ve been thinking of setting up a fish pond in your garden. We recommend you read these 14 Things to consider before building your pond. We have all the information you need to get …

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Sarasa Comet: Care, Feeding, Breeding, Cost Guide

sarasa comet (carassius auratus)

I don’t know about you but for the longest time, I wanted a garden pond with a display of fabulous fish? I dreamed about, planned, dreamed about, and planned, but always kind of procrastinated thinking it would be hard to do, and difficult to care for. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Finally, I built …

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Black Moor: Diet | Size | Cost | Breeding | Lifespan | Care Guide

Black Moor Fish

I think it would be pretty fair to say that we all know someone or that we were that someone that had a goldfish in a tiny bowl as a kid. They were a ‘ten-a-penny’ pet, often won at the fair that either died within a few days of arriving or against all odds lived …

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American Flagfish (Jordanella floridae) Complete Care Guide

american flagfish

The American Flagfish (Jordanella floridae) comes from slow-moving marshes, swamps, lakes, and ponds in North America, Florida to through to the Yucatan Peninsula. It gets its name from the colors and patterns on the flank of the male fish during the breeding period. It bears a remarkable resemblance to the Stars & Stripes on the …

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