Backyard Ponds Make Fish Keeping Fun

5 days ago
One of the greatest pleasures of installing a backyard pond is the fish. Pond fish and koi are colorful, friendly, fun to watch, and they'll eat right out of your hand! And if you live in Northern climes, they will over-winter in the pond provided it's at least 2 feet deep and you keep a hole in the ice.
  • Swimming with the fishes!
  • Your other pets will love to watch and play with the fish!
  • Kids are amazed by friendly koi. These quirky critters were brave enough to "crawl" out of the water for the food that dropped onto the rock!
  • Koi love watermelon and will take it right out of your hand!
  • Koi are easy to catch with your hands. Just don't keep them out of water for too long!
  • Julie Draper
    Julie Draper Independence, MO
    Where is it that you live to keep these fish out through winter? Or is ther some other way you do things?
  • Aquascape Inc.
    Aquascape Inc. Saint Charles, IL
    Julie Draper, the ponds in the photos are located in the Chicago area. You can keep fish in the pond year round as long as it's at least 2 feet deep. Here's a video that talks
  • Debbie Groppe
    Debbie Groppe Manorville, NY
    I see u have water lilies how do u keep the koi from eating them?
  • Deck and Patio Company "Outdoor Living Experts"
    Deck and Patio Company "O... Huntington Station, NY
    Great post!
    DORLIS Silex, MO
    You do not live in an area with coons since you still have fish. We created a pond and the fish started disapearing. The racoons were feasting on them. The only solution was to cover the pond with chicken wire, too unstable for them to walk on and the
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