Getting Ponds and Koi Ready for Wintertime

Getting Ponds and Koi Ready for Wintertime By Bonnie Hale Guest Author Koi MOVING KOI INSIDE FOR THE WINTER If you must move fish inside for the winter, do this gradually. Move a few Koi inside to an aquarium or stock tank that has been set up in advance using pond water. Make sure that … Read more

How To Winterize Your Koi and Pond Fish

Winter in the mountains of Niigata are cold. Some Wintertime Koi Management Considerations Winterizing Koi and Wintertime Koi Care – by Doc Johnson This is the time of year that we consider our Koi as being “dead asleep” and we do not worry too much about them because water temperatures are so cool that parasites and … Read more

Winter and Winterizing a Koi Pond

Highlights Try to keep a hole open in the ice. It doesn’t always matter. But it’s difficult to “know” which pond requires it and which ones don’t. assume your pond has enough organics to need gas exchange and leave a hole open. You can break the ice. It doesn’t hurt the fish. That’s proven. Some … Read more