Can you add fish to your pond in the winter

When the water temperature drops below 15 degrees in your pond we would advise you not to add fish to your pond in the winter. 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 the full … Read more

Can you turn off the UV Clarifier during winter?

Yes, you can turn off your 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, turning … 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

Why Fish Die in Shallow Ponds during the Summer Months

You would think your fish would be safe and cool in your pond during the summer months, but if your pond is too shallow this is far from the truth. We as humans can suffer when the weather gets hot, but there are many things we can do to cool down, pond fish have one … Read more

Are Electric Submersible Pond Pumps Safe To Use?

We have all heard that water and electricity do not mix, how dangerous it could be, but that’s exactly what you do when you submerge an electric pond pump into your pond, so how is that possible. In this article we will look at how safe it is to use a submersible pond pump and … Read more

What do you do with Pond Fish you don’t want anymore

There comes a time when you have unwanted fish in your pond, there are many reasons why, but what do you do with them. In this article we will show you the right way to to deal with unwanted fish. Firstly lets go through some scenarios where you get to the point that your are … Read more