Hi, I’m Randall and I live in Northwest Arkansas, United States.
Welcome to my Koi Pond Info page. I started this site because I am interested in koi and want to give advice to people for building their own koi pond out. I want to spread the koi-keeping hobby.
I am fascinated by the beautiful ornamental fish known as Koi. In this blog, I cover many topics related to koi pond building. Giving them a home they love. I offer advice on keeping Koi as well because what is a koi pond without koi? Answer-just another pond. I want to answer the questions:
- What is a Koi?
- Maintaining a healthy pH level in the water
- How small can a koi pond be?
- Water temperature for a koi pond?
- Getting rid of algae blooms
If you want to keep Koi you need to build a Koi pond. You don’t want to keep them in a pond with other fish that are predatory because they will kill them quickly. Koi are very docile and easygoing so would be easy prey for more predatory fish. Bass comes to mind and I’m not sure about catfish either.
A fish tank is also an option, but it has to be big. You would need 100 gallons per 1 inch of fish. That’s a BIG tank. That is why ponds are much more popular for keeping koi.
This site will discuss how to build a Koi pond and the materials needed to get things rolling in the right direction. You need to know the dimensions, materials needed, tools. There are builders who will do it for you but for the DIYer, this is a no-go 😉
I hope you have as good of an idea as possible to know what to expect when undertaking building one of these cool Koi ponds for yourself. I will be looking at the above topics and many, many more to come. If you have any questions then I will do my best to assist you. Just leave your contact info at my contact page and I will get back to you ASAP!
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