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Here’s Why Cold Water Fish Food Matters

Here’s Why Cold Water Fish Food Matters

September 16, 2016 No Comments »

While it might not seem like it at first glance, just about everything that happens in your pond, good and bad, comes down to metabolism. The health and cleanliness of... Read More »

Tips for your Spring Pond To-Do List

Tips for your Spring Pond To-Do List

March 20, 2015 No Comments »

Well, Spring is officially here after what has been, for much of the US, a particularly nasty winter. That means that it’s time to pull off the cover net, clean... Read More »

5 Things You Need to be Ready for Spring

5 Things You Need to be Ready for Spring

February 24, 2015 No Comments »

Spring is coming at us fast, and I can’t wait for it to get here (and not only because my kayak paddle is in the corner, mocking me). One thing... Read More »

Is My Koi Pregnant?

Is My Koi Pregnant?

May 29, 2014 2 Comments »

Well, this time of year, it’s definitely possible. Spring is when koi generally spawn. I’ve written before about how to determine the sex of your koi as well as how to... Read More »

Getting your Pond Fish Ready for Winter

Getting your Pond Fish Ready for Winter

September 11, 2013 No Comments »

The steps that you’ll need to take to keep your pond fish healthy in winter will vary some depending on a lot of factors: the size and depth of your... Read More »

Fun with Koi and Long Exposures

Fun with Koi and Long Exposures

August 12, 2013 No Comments »

Late one afternoon recently I was out by the pond, trying to get some shots of koi, who were in a particularly playful mood. The quality of the light, though,... Read More »

Summertime Pond Aeration

Summertime Pond Aeration

July 26, 2013 1 Comment »

I talk a great deal on this blog about the importance of proper pond aeration. It serves a ton of important functions, from giving your pond’s denizens enough oxygen to... Read More »

What do Koi Grades Mean?

What do Koi Grades Mean?

July 8, 2013 No Comments »

This is one of those questions that I get really, really often. In fact, this is a question I get from not just novices, but experienced pond hobbyists and even professionals,... Read More »

Why do my Koi jump?

Why do my Koi jump?

July 2, 2013 No Comments »

Koi jumping out of the water can be really cool to see. However, it’s definitely not always a good thing. When a koi jumps out of the water, it runs... Read More »

Loch Ness is Now Selling Koi!

Loch Ness is Now Selling Koi!

June 3, 2013 No Comments »

We are thoroughly excited to announce that we’ve added a key new category to our online store: Koi! For many pond owners, koi are the most important part of the... Read More »

Predator Birds and your Favorite Fish

Predator Birds and your Favorite Fish

October 17, 2012 No Comments »

I love birds! Let’s get that said right up front. However, when I was driving into our neighborhood yesterday, I saw a bird, and, from the way my stomach flipped,... Read More »

Cold Water Fish Food

Cold Water Fish Food

October 3, 2012 No Comments »

On Monday, Gwen talked about a few of the things that you can do to help keep your fish healthy during colder months. One of the things she mentioned was... Read More »