I built my koi pond partially above ground. I took a lot of koi pond pictures during the project but unfortunately, a lot was lost during a computer crash. But luckily some survived. Building this koi pond partly above ground meant a lot less digging and a lot fewer problems with dealing with all the […]
Pond pumps are the heart and soul of your koi pond. They perform several critical functions. Just as you can not live if your heart stops beating, a koi pond will die without its pump. Building a koi pond or maintaining one without a pump is simply not possible. Therefore it is not only essential […]
Pond kits can make the job of building a koi much easier to do. They can be a great benefit to those who are new to building koi ponds and are perhaps feeling a bit overwhelmed. The Advantage Of Pond Kits If you are overwhelmed by all the variables that go into designing a koi […]
Use these koi pond design fundamentals to accomplish these four major tasks in order to be successful. When it comes to building a koi pond there are many differing opinions about koi pond design. If you were to have 10 different pond designers plan your pond you would likely find 10 completely different koi pond […]
Are you wondering what are koi fish or why seemingly normal people often become fanatical about their koi? Koi are descended from the common carp, a rather unremarkable-looking fish that is usually black, dark brown, or bronze in color. Today they come in a rainbow of colors and are often referred to as living jewels or […]
There are many different types of koi. Telling koi varieties apart can be confusing and sometimes even the experts argue about how to classify them. To make matters more confusing all the terms used to describe koi fish are Japanese so learning to tell different varieties of koi apart is a bit like learning a […]
For those who want to know where koi fish came from here’s information about koi fish history. Today’s koi are descended from carp originally from Central Europe and Asia. The koi carp species is Cyprinus carpio. This fish made its way across Asia and into China and eventually from there into Japan. Because carp were […]
Here are a few pond kit tips. Buying a pond kit can be an easy way to build a koi pond. But you must make sure you choose the right kit. Many of these kits are designed for building garden ponds. These water pond kits will not be suitable for building a koi pond. They […]
There are three basic koi pond design configurations for building a koi pond. We are talking about how the pond sits with the lay of the land. Each pond design has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Building a koi pond is really not that hard but for some reason “experts” have confused and scared many would be pond builders off. That’s really too bad because building a koi pond is a very doable project.
Armed with a few simple tools, a bit of elbow grease, and a good solid koi pond design you can build an awesome koi pond. Building a koi pond might look complicated and complex but if you break it down into simple steps and develop a good pond design it’s really pretty easy.
External pond pumps are much more reliable than submersible pumps and have a longer life. This is important because your pond pump needs to be able to run 24/7 without clogging or breaking down.
Don’t let the fish in your koi pond fall victim to new pond syndrome. New pond syndrome can happen to anyone building a koi pond no matter how well it is designed. This is a water quality issue associated with newly built koi ponds and is often lethal.
Many different pond shapes have been tried. Some koi pond designs work well and are low maintenance and easy to care for. Others are a real headaches. When you’re building a koi pond choose koi pond designs that create an easy to maintain koi pond.
There are two basic types of pond pumps you can choose from when building a koi pond. One is the submersible pond pump and the other is the external pond pump. Both types of pond pumps have their pros and cons.
Koi pond design must consider many factors. Pond size tops the list when building a koi pond. How big should you build a koi pond? The simple answer is make your koi pond large as you can.
A well-designed garden pond can be a beautiful addition to your outdoor space, providing a tranquil place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. But what’s the best pond bottom material and the best way to design your pond? What Is The Best Pond Bottom Material? Bare bottom ponds are best. There are many […]
If you are thinking of adding Koi fish to your home, it is important to understand the basics of koi fish care for beginners before getting them. Koi fish are a popular choice for ponds due to their striking colors and patterns. In this blog post, we will discuss the essentials of Koi fish care […]
Backyard ponds are not only for the rich and now the average homeowner can start building a backyard pond that is just as luxurious as those on wealthy estates. Once you get your backyard pond set up, you can focus on adding some beautiful landscaping elements to it. By building a pond you will provide […]