Sunland Water Gardens: Koi

A great article from Randy at Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery

A great article from

Randy at Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery

We at Sunland Water Gardens have had a wonderful relationship with Blue Ridge for about 20 years. They provide some of the best domestically raised Koi and Goldfish in the United States. Since much of their stock comes directly from Japan they have a great quality Koi
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Are aquatic plants dangerous to Koi

Are aquatic plants dangerous to Koi

I have heard pond owners say they are afraid to add plants to Koi pond because of disease or parasites. Although it is possible for a few uncommon varieties of parasites to attach to plants it is unlikely that they would make their way to cause harm to your Koi or other pond fish.  This is due most in part that aquatic
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Feeding Koi in the winter

Feeding Koi in the winter

Fish, especially Koi seem to always be hungry even when in is very cold. I get asked all the time should I feed my Koi in the winter? They are always acting like they are hungry. Can they survive without eating all winter?

The rule is to never feed your Koi if the pond water is below 50.

Some may
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Ponds can reduce stress

Ponds can reduce stress

It may not be a surprise to anyone who has had a pond or water garden that it is one of the best stress reducers you can find. Whether it is a morning coffee or the after dinner wine, sitting by the pond watching the dragonflies and Koi will help you to shake off the day. [clear]

I believe that water is part of our primal instincts.

We
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Do you want a pond kit?

Do pond kits have everything you need?

[clear] We have people come to our shop looking for “Pond Kits” all the time. For some it makes the thought of building a pond much easier.

It will already have everything you need for a cookie cutter pond.

But do you really want a cookie cutter pond?? Maybe but more than likely -not. We try to discourage the one size fits all pond. Because everyone’s idea of a pond is different. It comes
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Koi – 101: Top Koi care questions

Koi - 101

Top 12 Koi care questions

Everyday here at our pond supply and water garden supply store we get a lot of questions about Koi care. I wanted to take a moment and answer the top "12 Koi Care Questions". Hope this helps and don't forget if you have any questions, please stop by our local pond supply store where you can view a large variety of pond supplies and pond plants. [clear] 1. Maximum life span is over 100 years in
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