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

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

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

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

Why do Pond Fish get Stressed and what can you do about it

There are many reasons why pond fish get stressed, this can be something simple like a sudden change in the water temperature to insecurity, in this article we will look at the causes and solutions of fish stress. We all get stressed at times and it’s no different for fish, you wouldn’t think you fish … Read more

Why do pond fish die?

There are many reasons why pond fish die, water quality, suffocation, pesticides, disease, starvation, stress, predators, old age and more. In this article we will go through the main possibilities of why, plus a few other facts you might be intersted in. Water Quality The first thing to look at is water quality, it’s a … Read more

How do you keep herons away from your garden pond

One of the major problems when owning a fish pond full of Koi or goldfish is predators, especially herons, they fly down, wade into your pond, snatch your fish, swallow them there and then or take them away to eat later. You can’t blame them, they are predators by nature, this is how they feed … Read more

When do you stop feeding pond fish for the winter months

As the winter draws closer and the temperatures start to drop there will come a time when you will need to stop feeding your pond fish for the winter months, but when do you stop feeding them and why. The truth is your fish will give you a good idea of when to stop feeding … Read more