Will Koi Fish Jump Out Of Your Pond? And Can You Prevent It?
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Will Koi Fish Jump Out Of Your Pond? And Can You Prevent It?

Koi are beautiful and interesting fish that are extremely popular for many reasons, including the fact that they can jump. Their jumping is very cool – but will koi fish jump out of your pond? Koi fish like to jump, and that means sometimes they will accidentally jump out of their pond. Sometimes they jump…

Why Is My Pond’s Water Green?
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Why Is My Pond’s Water Green?

When people build a pond in their backyard or garden, they envision beautiful crystal clear water with plants and fish swimming around. But what happens too often is the water turns murky and green very quickly after filling it up. Green pond water is caused by millions of micro-organisms living in your pond’s water called…

Can You Have A Backyard Pond Without A Pump?
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Can You Have A Backyard Pond Without A Pump?

Backyard ponds come in all shapes and sizes. They also can have drastically different functions depending on the type of aquatic plants and wildlife you plan on including in it. But one question I get asked consistently is whether or not a backyard pond needs a pump. In most cases, you cannot have a backyard…

How Deep Should A Backyard Pond Be? Is A Deeper Pond Better?
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How Deep Should A Backyard Pond Be? Is A Deeper Pond Better?

If you’re in the process of building or planning your new backyard pond, there are many things to consider. One of the most important of these things is depth. A backyard pond should be about 2 feet deep at a minimum, while a koi pond should be slightly deeper at about 3 feet deep minimum….

Are Backyard Ponds Hard To Maintain?
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Are Backyard Ponds Hard To Maintain?

You may have just finished building your backyard pond, or perhaps you’re still deciding whether or not to build one. Reality sets in – is a backyard pond hard to maintain? It’s a good question. Backyard ponds are not hard to maintain. They do require some upkeep, but thankfully it’s nothing too strenuous. Many pond…