Archive for November, 2013

Now my garden koi pond is ready, can I mix my newly bought real koi fishes and ordinary shubunkin/comet type?

Question by nj: Now my garden koi pond is ready, can I mix my newly bought real koi fishes and ordinary shubunkin/comet type? The ordinary ones are kept in my indoor tank and I plan to join them with the new kois for outside pond. I know they are both fast swimmers, but I have […]

November 29, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Does Water Lettuce have seeds? If yes, where can I buy the seeds for planting in my fish ponds?

Question by Lucky Martin: Does Water Lettuce have seeds? If yes, where can I buy the seeds for planting in my fish ponds? I have a Catfish Farm of 8 ponds and I wish to grow Water Lettuse in them to extend the use of the pond water. I have not found the water lettuce […]

November 26, 2013 | 3 Comments More

Q&A: How do I stop tree roots puncturing my pond liner without killing the tree?

Question by Richard E: How do I stop tree roots puncturing my pond liner without killing the tree? I have seen references to root barrirers, but what are they? the root of a tree keeps making holes in my fish pond liner, any ideas how to stop it please? Best answer: Add your own answer […]

November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More

How do I naturally get rid of all the junk on the bottom of my pond?

Question by akko_2001: How do I naturally get rid of all the junk on the bottom of my pond? Hey guys and gals. its me again the guy that wants to put the catfish in my pond. Thaks for all the good advise. If I do not put the catfish in how can I get […]

November 19, 2013 | 1 Comment More

What common garden plants can be used in an ornamental fish pond?

Question by Sandy E: What common garden plants can be used in an ornamental fish pond? I’ve discovered that Creeping Jenny and Peppermint do well in my pond. Aquatic plants (like Arum, water hyacinth, etc.) are so very expensive I’d like to find other “regular” plants that will do well grown in water. Any one […]

November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More

I have a very wet area at the far end of my garden, what suggestions do people have for getting the best usage?

Question by 1873teddy: I have a very wet area at the far end of my garden, what suggestions do people have for getting the best usage? How easy would it be to make a natural pond for example? Or what other things could I do to make the most of damp/boggy grass area? Thank you […]

November 12, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: in my water garden there are leeche like things what can they really be?

Question by Anthony: in my water garden there are leeche like things what can they really be? they are in the water garden with water lillys, snails, tad poles, and feeder gold fish. the leech like things are a dark brown color with just a hint of a darker red color. they are long and […]

November 8, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Q&A: Whats the easies way to get rid of Frogs Spawn please?

Question by kittykatts: Whats the easies way to get rid of Frogs Spawn please? I have to clean up a garden with a huge pond and I need to remove an immense amount of frogs spawn. I have no idea how to and I don’t want to be inhumane whilst doing it. Best answer: Answer […]

November 5, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Q&A: why is my goldfish laying on it’s side at the bottom of the tank?

Question by salamander: why is my goldfish laying on it’s side at the bottom of the tank? i just got a goldfish from a friend’s garden pond that was outside. i put the fish in my aquarium and he was having difficulty staying afloat, he’s fat and his fins are abnormally small (possibly form fin […]

November 1, 2013 | 2 Comments More