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

String Algae 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 [...]

By |2019-06-11T01:51:24+00:00June 15th, 2014|Algae Problems|72 Comments

What Are the Ideal Water Conditions for Healthy Koi? (9 factors discussed)

Proper koi fish care is an ongoing process (like many things in life). There will certainly be a lot of differing opinions on the best water conditions for koi but one thing remains constant: poor water quality leads to a host of other health problems that are certainly avoidable with proper care.  Because stress originates [...]

By |2019-06-11T01:48:12+00:00January 20th, 2014|Pond Care|58 Comments