Building Your Koi Pond: Learn the Basics to Get Started

Koi Pond Construction Basics

Section 1 – Choosing the location One of the biggest challenges in constructing a Koi pond is finding the right location for it. Having a koi pond that is either inaccessible or hidden defeats to the reason why you installed a Koi pond in the first place! Here are some points you should consider when …

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Why Pond Algae Occurs (and How to Get Rid Of It)

It is the case that every spring, as temperatures rise and daylight hours increase, an algal bloom occurs in almost everyone’s koi pond.  Dreaded algal blooms, like green water that make koi disappear from view or unsightly string algae that seems to pop up from nowhere, seem to be an inescapable fact of pond life. …

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I’ve Got Koi Fry…Now What!? A Step-Wise Approach to Raising Baby Koi (with video)

If you just noticed that your pond now has a million little koi fry swimming around then skip down to the feeding section but if you haven’t bred koi yet and need an introduction then read on. Spawning typically occurs in the early summer months and is very water temperature dependent – 68 degrees F …

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Choosing Koi Pond Plants: Pros & Cons of 11 Common Types

Adding plant life to a koi pond helps improve pond life for koi, as well as adding beauty to the pond itself. Koi owners need to make sure they select the right aquatic plants that will harmoniously co-exist with their koi. They also need to ensure that their plant placement is done properly as well …

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31 Koi Diseases (and their Treatments)

koi diseases

This article describes dozens of koi diseases as well as the most appropriate treatments. The sooner you can diagnose, the sooner you can treat. Its probably not surprise but for a koi, life can be full of peril. The fish in an outdoor pond are subject to not only birds of prey and raccoon but …

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