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Koi ponds and water gardens: Large pond

Koi ponds and water gardens Large pond I have been told that most people that build a pond will build three. Each one bigger and better than the last.. Well how about start with a super large pond? This pond we refer to as the moat. It is well over 100,000 gallons and fulled with hundreds of Bog plants and Water Continue Reading

Ponds and the California drought

Ponds and the California drought FoxNews .com  writes “Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers are proposing to spend $687 million to help drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies. The governor announced the legislative proposal during a news conference Wednesday, describing it as “a call to action” as the nation’s Continue Reading

Can you use Bluegill in your Aquaponics system?

Can you use Bluegill in your Aquaponics system? Some people think that you can only use Talapia for aquaponics but the truth is you can really use any fish. Including pond fish like Koi and Goldfish. But to me part of aquaponics is being self-sustaining. That means you should be able to eat everything – including the fish. Now in Continue Reading

Koi Ponds can Prevent West Nile Virus

Koi Ponds can Prevent West Nile Virus There are many reasons that home owners might decide to install a Koi pond on their property. In addition to their unique beauty, they also bring a sense of tranquility to any area. The many different pond plants that can be incorporated along with the Koi give you more tools for creating the Continue Reading

Pond fish: algae eaters: Dojo Loach

Pond Fish:Algae Eaters: Dojo Loach Like many other loaches, dojo loaches are slender and eel-like. They can vary in color from yellow to olive green, to a common light brown or grey with lighter undersides. The mouth of the loach is surrounded by three sets of barbels. It uses them to sift through silt or pebbles to find food. It also Continue Reading

Benefits to Your Health and Stress Relief from Ponds

Benefits to Your Health and Stress Relief from Ponds It is no secret that having a pond can bring tranquility to any area. What many people find surprising is that having their own pond filled with beautiful pond plants and Koi can have a very real impact on their health. Although stress is normal, too much of it can lead Continue Reading

Pond fish: Albino Catfish

Pond fish: Albino Catfish - Albino Channel Catfish, also known as Gold Channel Catfish, are yellow skinned, red eyed. Like their cousins they have sharp barbs that can cut if touched.

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