Backyard Ponds Make Fish Keeping Fun

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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!
  • 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
  • Cathy Klingel
    Cathy Klingel Dallas, TX
    I've heard that Koi fish are very expensive; at least $1000 each. You've got a goldmine there! Did you buy them all already grown or did your fish breed?
  • Renata
    Renata Hermiston, OR
    OM...I just could not swim with those love the pond tho..
  • Jeannette
    Jeannette Eugene, OR
    I've always wanted a koi pond. However , here in the NW the racoons think they're fishcicles. Eagles and Kingfishers

    will also scoop down and snag them out of the pond. The Hilton Hotel on the Bay in San Diego has a wonderful Koi pond that

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