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

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 you Keep in a Garden Pond

The question of how many fish can be kept in a garden pond comes up a lot, unfortunately it’s a hard for us to give a solid answer too, mainly because there are so many variables to take into account, read on to find out more. Let us start by saying it’s a great question … 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, will pond fish survive. 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 … Read more