craft Your oasis

Your Dream Pond Begins Here: Ideas & Essentials

Crafting your oasis is easier than you think. Explore designs and find the perfect pond essentials here.

Happier koi fish and healthier ponds.

Koi fish and koi ponds are our specialty and our passion here at Backyard Ponds. And we want to help you build a beautiful and lasting oasis in your backyard, too. Whether you’re an expert or a newbie, we’ll help you fill that happy and healthy pond with happy and healthy fish, amphibians, and plants.

Koi care 101.

Our expert koi care guides will help you raise vibrant, healthy fish.  From beginner basics to advanced techniques, we’ll help you master the art of koi keeping.

Keep your backyard pond thriving.

Our tips for pond maintenance and design will help you get your pond into tip-top shape. Find everything you need to create and maintain a gorgeous, healthy backyard fish pond.

The wonderful world of pond fish.

Explore koi and other pond fish with us. Learn fascinating facts, read up on books, get gift ideas, and everything in between, whether you’re a pond owner or an admirer from afar.

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Koi Fish

Koi Gift Ideas Catalogue: Easy and Unique Gifts on Amazon!

Looking for that perfect gift for the koi enthusiast in your life? Whether they’re a proud koi pond owner, dreaming of having their own pond, or simply captivated by the beauty and symbolism of koi, you’re in the right place! Keep reading for our handpicked catalogue of koi gift ideas, all thoughtfully curated to surprise…

the oase koi pond pump
Koi Fish | Backyard Pond | Koi Ponds | Pond Maintenance | Pond Supplies

Best Koi Pond Pumps: 6 Reliable Pond Pumps For Ponds of All Sizes (Including What We Use!)

Looking for the perfect koi pond pump? You’re in the right place! I’m sharing the best pumps for koi ponds in this comprehensive guide, along with details reviews to help you choose between them. Keep reading to discover the top six koi pond pumps currently on the market. I also share tips on how to…

close up of a book being read by a pond
Koi Fish | Backyard Pond | Koi Ponds

Best Koi Carp Books: 23 Must-Read Books For Anyone Who Has, Wants, or Loves Koi!

Do you love koi and reading? Or are you looking to expand your knowledge of koi so you can care for your own better (or prepare to start your koi journey?) Then keep reading! Here is a complete list of vetted koi carp books that you can use to enhance your koi care skills and…

closeup of microscope
Koi Fish | Pond Maintenance

Discover the Best Microscopes for Koi Ponds: Enhance Your Understanding and Explore the Hidden World Within

When it comes to understanding the intricate world of koi ponds, nothing beats the power of a microscope. These extraordinary devices allow us to dive deeper into the hidden secrets of water quality, koi fish health, and overall ecosystem dynamics. This article explores the top microscopes specifically designed for observing and studying koi ponds. If…

white and black koi
Koi Fish | Goldfish

Koi and Goldfish Names: 221+ Fun & Unique Names (And Their Meanings) For Your Fish

Looking for perfect names for your koi and goldfish? Whether you’re looking for popular names, meaningful names, fun and creative names, symbolic names, or unique names, we’ve got plenty of ideas to inspire you – 221+, in fact! Naming your fish is more than just giving them a label. It’s a way to establish a…

A captive Sanke Koi swimming in a shallow pool with a hand reaching down to touch it.
Koi Fish | Pond Problems

Discover the Best Koi Fungus Treatment: Prevent and Cure Fungal Infections

Koi fish, revered for their beauty and grace, are unfortunately susceptible to various health issues, one of which is fungal infections. These infections can mar the appearance of koi and, more importantly, pose significant health risks. Understanding the nature, causes, and signs of fungal infections in koi is crucial for any pond owner or enthusiast….


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