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 you will need to stop feeding your fish. But when do you stop feeding them. The truth is your fish will give you a good idea of when to stop feeding them. As the weather gets colder the first thing you will notice is that the fish are not that … Read more

How long do goldfish live in a garden pond

In a garden pond under the right conditions, goldfish can live for 20 years or more. Over the years goldfish have had a bad reputation for not living very long, but this is not the case, if you give your fish a well-balanced diet and a healthy pond they can live over 20 years, in … Read more

What types of fish can you keep outdoors in a garden pond

A well-designed pond makes an impressive addition to any garden but lets be honest it’s the fish that bring it to life. Choosing the right fish to add to your pond is not as simple as dumping some in and hoping for the best, there are a few things you need to consider. The size … Read more

How many fish can I keep in my garden pond

The question of how many fish can be kept in a garden pond is one that is often asked but can be hard to give a solid answer to because there are so many variables, read on to see why. This is a great question to ask if your asking before you have introduced any … Read more

How do pond fish survive winter.

During warmer weather pond fish are very active and can be seen happily swimming around but what happens when winter hits. Pond fish are cold-blooded (Poikilothermic) so their metabolism is controlled by the water and temperature that they live in. As winter takes hold and the water in your pond drops in temperature your fishes … Read more