You want to add elegance and charm to your garden, but can’t find the right solution? How about a koi pond . This is a great opportunity to decorate your garden pond. But what is a koi and how to care for them? Well, it’s very simple.
Koi carp in Japan since ancient times, bred, as we have dogs or cats, they are like Pets. Koi require minimal care and feeding, easily to people. The fish pond will give your garden a very calm and beautiful appearance and atmosphere. Of course, the koi fish require care and attention. Here’s what you need to know when the content of:
The water in the pond should be constantly updated with fresh, you might need special equipment. In addition, water should always be clean, therefore the required filtration system. Another important factor is space: the carp grow quickly, and at an early age can become quite large. They are known to be very social species and happily coexist with other fish species as long as there is enough space. How deep must a pond? A minimum level of about one meter, ideal for carp, according to experts, but the deeper the pond the better. If the pond is too shallow then the koi are at risk of predators, such as cats or birds. Continue reading
Description and sizes. Goldfish came to light thanks to the work of plant breeders. The ancestor of the fish – pond carp. This species is distinguished by simplicity, high decorative features. The fish can be kept in spacious aquariums or small ponds. Individuals can have different color fins and body. Pond goldfish reaches 30 cm, when the content in the aquarium – about 15 cm
Distribution. In the natural environment not inhabited, because it is the breeding form. To breed fish are able already in the second year of life, but for the purpose of obtaining good offspring is better to wait until the Pets reach the age of 2-4 years. The most favourable period for spawning is April – may, although goldfish can breed several times a year.
The content in the aquarium. Goldfish like company of their own kind, but it needs enough space for swimming (minimum aquarium – 100 liters 1 pair of fish). It is desirable to set the aquarium near a bright light source. Decorate an artificial pond with the help of stones, driftwood, on the bottom is filled with fine soil, possibly the use of plants (plastic and live), Continue reading