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Why are My Pond Fish Dying?

Every pond owner's worst nightmare is walking out to their pond and seeing dead fish. Your fish can be seemingly healthy one day and then dead the next, leaving you...

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Why is My Pond Cloudy?

Cloudy pond got you down? Dive into the why, preventatives, and solutions to transform your murky pond into a crystal-clear paradise. Cloudy water can be a sign of excess nutrients and poor water quality,...

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The Best Plants for Fish and Koi Ponds

If you have a fish pond, aquatic plants are the key to balancing the ecosystem while adding a nice aesthetic. The right plants will help keep the water clean by...

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Maintaining an All Natural Pond

You can maintain your pond naturally without using potentially harmful chemicals. Learn how to maintain your pond, naturally.

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Why Is Chlorine Removal so Important in Fish Ponds?

Ponds and water features are typically filled with tap water, which often contains chlorine or chloramine. If you have koi fish, goldfish, minnows, or any other kind of fish or...

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Caring for Your Pond Fish During an Emergency

Do you have an emergency plan for your pond fish? When you're making plans with your family about what to do during natural disasters like hurricanes, blizzards, or fires, you...

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How Much Snow is Too Much Snow on a Pond?

When you're checking on your pond during the winter, it's important to make sure there's not too much snow stacking on top of the pond. How much snow is too...

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Pond Fish Care in Winter

Winter isn't the most exciting time of the year to be a water gardener, but it's one of the most important times for maintenance. Starting in the fall, water quality...

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How to Train Your Fish to Eat from Your Hand

Certain koi are naturally more social than others due to their personalities. You may have already noticed a few "greeters" always say hi while the shy guys hang out in...

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