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Caring for a Koi Pond

  • 05
  • 01
  • 2017

Caring for a koi pond takes a basic level of maintenance. Some of the tasks can be done on your own, and some might require the help of a pond expert, depending on your level of knowledge.

Your koi pond is a beautiful amenity that will help you and your family enjoy your backyard for the years to come. It is important to keep up with care, so that it stays looking beautiful.

Caring for a Koi Pond in a Few Basic Steps

Fish – First things first; if you have any living fish in your koi pond it is important to make sure they’re cared for. You’ll want to feed them 1-3 times a day during the warmer months.

Filters – Make sure you are cleaning the filter as needed. This can be once a week or more depending on the type of filter. This is an important step in caring for a koi pond to ensure the health of the pond water.

Add new plants – You can add new plants in and around the perimeter of the pond as the weather allows. You can also divide and repot plants as needed.

Remove debris – Remove the debris off the top of the pond water as needed. A skimmer net or a pond vacuum can help you remove excess debris and keep your pond looking beautiful and clean.

Your pond is a beautiful way for you to enjoy spending time in the backyard. Make sure you are taking the steps to keep it in tip top shape.

If you are looking for some help, contact a pond expert to help you care for your pond today!