If you desire more variety for your aquascape, several varieties of fish make great pond mates for Koi. Check out these potential companions for your Koi, all compatible in behavior, diet, and environment. Goldfish Koi and Goldfish thrive in similar water conditions. Pond Goldfish (as the name implies) are best suited for your backyard. Fancy […]
Algae are single-celled aquatic plants that, in small amounts, add oxygen through photosynthesis and provide a healthy snack for Koi. But too much can wreak havoc on water parameters and the pond’s ecosystem. Here are some ways to identify, contain, and treat algae. Identifying Algae Planktonic. Also called green water algae, these give the water […]
When you’re away on vacation, it’s nice not to worry about what’s happening back home–including your koi pond. By preparing beforehand, you can relax knowing your koi will remain safe and healthy while you’re away. ✓ Make A Feeding Plan Depending on the season, koi can last several days without food as long as […]
Koi can easily distinguish between a standard meal and something extra delicious. However, treats are not a substitute for your koi’s regular diet.
Transportation, changes in water quality or environment, predators, and illness can all trigger stress reactions in your koi.
Ensuring the nitrogen cycle in your pond is optimized requires understanding the relationship between ammonia and pH.