That Pond Guy’s Blog

  • Preparing Your Pond for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter

    Understanding how your pond changes and evolves over time is a crucial aspect of maintaining a healthy and vibrant pond ecosystem and one that can easily trip you up if [...]

  • Elevating Koi Well-being: Navigating the Waters of Water Quality

    Koi, with their vibrant colors and graceful presence, undoubtedly add splendor to any backyard pond or water garden. As stewards of these magnificent creatures, koi pond owners bear the responsibility [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pond Fibreglassing

    Your Complete Guide to a Sturdy, Durable and Long-Lasting Koi Pond If you're considering constructing a new koi pond or revamping an existing one, pond fiberglassing emerges as a promising [...]

  • Navigating the Seasons: A Guide to Year-Round Koi Pond Care

    As the seasons change, so do the needs of your cherished koi pond. Ensuring the well-being of your vibrant koi requires a tailored approach to seasonal care. In this comprehensive [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pond Filtration for Koi Health

    Pond filtration is paramount for ensuring the health and happiness of your koi. An effective filtration system plays a crucial role in maintaining clean and clear water, creating a healthy [...]

  • Best Blanketweed Treatment You Can Buy

    What is Blanketweed? Blanketweed, also known as filamentous algae or string algae, is a type of algae that commonly forms dense, fibrous mats in bodies of water such as ponds [...]

  • Understanding Koi Behavior and Communication

    Tips on how to better understand your Koi Koi are fascinating creatures that are often kept in ponds as pets. They are known for their bright colors and playful personalities, [...]

  • Nature’s Companions: A Guide to the Best Plants for Your Koi Pond

    Designing your koi pond is a personal journey, where individual preferences shape the ultimate aesthetic. Some pond enthusiasts appreciate the pristine simplicity of a plant-free aquatic expanse, while others find [...]

  • Unlocking the Beauty of Your Koi Pond: Solutions to Common Challenges

    Koi ponds are a captivating addition to any backyard, offering a serene escape into the world of ornamental fish. However, like any aquatic ecosystem, these ponds can encounter various issues [...]

  • How to Build the Perfect Concrete Block Built Koi Pond

    Crafting the Perfect Concrete Block Koi Pond: A Step-by-Step Guide A concrete block-built koi pond is the go-to choice for pond owners seeking durability and longevity. Constructing such a pond [...]

  • The Comprehensive Guide to Koi Health: Unveiling Common Ailments

    Koi, renowned for their vibrant colors and playful demeanor, make owning a koi pond an enriching experience. However, just like any cherished pets, koi are susceptible to a myriad of [...]

  • Unlocking the Art of Koi Feeding: A Comprehensive Dive into Care

    Dive into the enchanting world of koi care with our Ultimate Guide to Koi Feeding, crafted to infuse joy and vibrancy into your pond. Understanding the Koi Palate: A Culinary [...]

  • A Guide to Keeping Your Family and Fish Safe

    Tips for Koi Pond Safety A koi pond can be a beautiful and peaceful addition to your backyard, but it’s important to consider the potential safety hazards that come with [...]

  • The Benefits of Having a Koi Pond

    A Guide to Elevating Beauty and Tranquility in Your Home A koi pond transcends being a mere body of water – it becomes a source of beauty, serenity, and joy, [...]

  • How to Choose the Right Koi

    Ensuring Koi Well-being: A Comprehensive Guide to Selecting Your Perfect Pond Companions Before delving into the world of koi pond creation, it's paramount to emphasize the importance of acquiring your [...]

  • What to Do When You Inherit a Koi Pond

    Inheriting a koi pond is an exciting yet somewhat overwhelming experience. It presents the chance to care for and appreciate a captivating aquatic environment. However, the responsibility may feel daunting, [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Koi Pond Maintenance

    Creating and maintaining a beautiful and thriving koi pond goes beyond simply adding water and fish. In this guide, we'll navigate through essential steps to ensure your koi pond remains [...]

  • Calculating Pond Water Volume

    Ensuring the well-being of your koi involves accurately calculating the volume of water in your pond, a crucial step in maintaining optimal conditions for your fish. Here's a step-by-step guide [...]

  • Choosing the Right Koi Pond Equipment

    Ensuring your koi pond offers the best environment for your fish involves having the right equipment. Here's a guide to the essential equipment you need and tips on making the [...]

  • Keeping Your Koi Cool for the Summer

    Ensuring the comfort of your koi during the summer is crucial, as they are cold-water fish adapted to cooler temperatures. Exposure to prolonged high temperatures can adversely affect their health, [...]

  • How to Remove Algae from Your Pond

    Algae can pose a common challenge in koi ponds, affecting both the aesthetics and water clarity. Its presence not only diminishes the visual appeal of the pond but can also [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Maintaining Ideal Water Conditions

    As a dedicated koi pond owner, your primary goal is to provide an optimal environment for your fish to thrive. A healthy koi pond begins with maintaining ideal water conditions. [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Koi Healthy

    Koi fish, with their vibrant colors and captivating personalities, make splendid additions to any pond. To ensure the well-being and flourishing of your koi, proper care is essential. This comprehensive [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pond Maintenance

    If you're aiming to keep your pond in top shape – healthy and beautiful – you're in the right place. This ultimate guide to pond maintenance covers essential steps to [...]