How Often should you Clean your Pond Filter

A pond filter keeps the water in your garden pond clear and clean, it also keeps harmful toxins at bay, if you keep fish in your pond it’s an essential piece of equipment to have. With all the hard work pond filters have to do you would think you would need to clean them on … Read more

How Long can Pond Fish Live without being Fed

Pond fish can easily live for a couple of weeks without being fed, in fact if your pond is set up right with a well-balanced eco system they can feed off natural food in your pond, this can be algae, microscopic organisms, plants and bugs. Pond fish also store food in their body mass which … Read more

Can Pond Fish Eat Bread and is it Good for Them

Yes, pond fish can eat bread, and thats the problem, fish will eat anything you feed them, so they will happily eat bread if they are feed it, but the question you should be asking is, is bread good for pond fish. The answer to that question is no, feeding your pond fish with bread … Read more

Can you Add Fish to a Pond in the Winter

We would advise you not to add fish to your pond during the winter months if the water temperature in your pond drops below 15 degrees . That’s not to say you can’t introduce fish late in the year, some say you can add fish if the temperature is above 10 degrees but thats not … Read more

Can you Turn Off the Pond UV Clarifier during Winter?

Yes, you can turn off your pond UV Clarifier in the winter, in fact we would advise you to turn it off, but you can leave it on if you want to. During the winter months when the water temperature in your pond is low there is no need to keep your ultraviolet clarifier running, … Read more

Does a Fountain Aerate a Garden Pond

Yes, a fountain can aerate a garden pond to some extent, but it’s not as effective as using a dedicated air pump. We all like a fountain, it’s a soothing addition to a pond, the sound of the water splashing on a perfect summers day is very relaxing, not to mention mesmerizing, but how much … Read more

How Often should you Feed Pond Fish

Overfeeding pond fish is a common problem that many fish keepers make when feeding their fish. It looks like your fish are always begging for food so you give them some more, this behaviour might look like your fish are hungry but more often or not they could be full. So how do you know … Read more

Wheatgerm Fish Food for Pond Fish

As winter approaches you need to stop feeding your pond fish high protein fish food and start feeding them wheatgerm fish food. Wheatgerm is low in protein which is easier for your fish to digest as they become more dormant when the temperature drops. Extra Select Wheatgerm Pellets These wheatgerm pellets from extra select come … Read more

When to Start Feeding your Pond Fish Wheatgerm

During the summer months you will be feeding your pond fish a protein rich fish diet, but as the weather starts to cool down and winter approaches you need to change their diet to a low protein wheatgerm diet. The reason why you need to feed your fish wheatgerm is because of the cold weather, … Read more

How to Prevent Pond Fish loss during Winter Months

As the cold weather draws nearer we start to worry about how our fish will survive the harsh winter months. The truth is pond fish are very hardy and usually have no problem getting through the winter, but there are things we can do to help them along. There are two things that you can … Read more