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Oh No, My Pond Fish Did Not make It Through the Winter!

Oh No, My Pond Fish Did Not make It Through the Winter!

Posted on Apr 7th 2020

The weather is beginning to get warmer and I started to open my pond for spring, but there’s a problem... My koi and pond fish did not survive the winter! What happened?!Right away I’d like to express how sorry I am. After all, your finned friend...
Koi Fish Winter Survival

Koi Fish Winter Survival

Posted on Nov 22nd 2019

Water temperatures start to decrease in the fall, and that change to cold temperatures start to slow down your pond fishes’ digestive processes. Koi and other pond fish have a hard time digesting protein when it’s cold – water temperatures below 5...
Acclimate New Koi or Fish to a New Pond

Acclimate New Koi or Fish to a New Pond

Posted on Jul 9th 2019

Properly acclimating your new koi and other fish to your pond is very important! When acclimating your new fish, the goal is to decrease the stress as much as possible. We do this by gradually allowing them to get used to your pond water’s tempe...