Sunland Water Gardens: Pond Talk

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 most populous state deals with one of the driest periods on record."

So what does this mean to the pond and aquatic

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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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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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Will a homemade pond filter work?

Will a homemade pond filter work??

I am asked all the time if a homemade pond filter will work. With some reservation I would have to say yes. Some people have a good amount of success making biological filters. They start out to be a bit cheaper but in many cases do not work or last quite as well. Having a good design is very important. [clear]

Important elements of homemade pond filters

The most important element
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How to protect against West Nile virus

How to protect against West Nile virus - Pond Talk. With the recent news that Los Angeles County has become extremely low on mosquito fish, the importance of a carefully preserved fish population has once again come to the surface.
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