When people usually put in a water garden they say, they
don't want fish. But they will always end up getting some.
Before you go out and buy fish for your
pond make sure you think things through...
Do you have adiquite filtration for keeping fish. Remember
there is going to be more wastes because of the fish.
You can check out the filtration page for options
or you can contact us.
You need to make sure that your water quality is kept
in check. Ammonia's, Nitrites and Nitrates.
Ammonia and Nitrites are toxic to fish, so you need
test for these Maybe once a week and treat them as needed.
Nitrates are the good bacteria that keep ammonia
and nitrites in check, so you want these present in your filter.
There are tests for these as well.
There are all sorts of fish that
you can get for your pond. Never release fish into any natural body
of water, because they will disrupt the natural ecological balance.
Novices should never start out with Koi, because they are not as forgiving
as other fish and are more expensive.
So you will want to test out your pond first with the other cheaper more hardy
There are also many different types of Koi. They are usually categorized by
They are the most popular fish, because of their beautiful colors and personalities.
That's right they have personalities!!!
They may chew up your plants and push around some rocks when they get older.
Usually what happens is people get so into their Koi that they don't want
as many plants anyway so that they can see their fish.
I garantee if you get Koi you will love them....
Shubunkin are a type of single-tailed goldfish. They have mottled
patterns of white, black, and orange.
They are very hardy and are excellent for beginners.
Sarasa Comet (red and white)
Comets are also a typ of single tailed goldfish. These fish
are a brilliant red with white patches.
They are very hardy and excellent for beginners.