Well maintained pond in a country house or summer cottage is undoubtedly the pride of the owner. First, the owner of all of these admires, gets moral satisfaction, but there comes a time when you want to start the pond fish. Such a pond can become a source of beauty and enjoyment. and if you breed fish for fishing, it can also be a source of sport.
If you finally made the decision to breed fish in the pond – the approach to this matter carefully and with meaning, today there is everything for the pond to do everything correctly, then there may be the unpleasant result. Decide in the first place. what kind of fish you plan to breed. There are fish, whose invisible way of life and in the pond you will not see. For example, tench and crucian carp are always swimming at the bottom, where they eat, so to “revive” the pond with their presence they are unlikely. Such types of fish as telescopes or veiltail will give your pond of colors, their swimming will not only delight you but also your guests. But here too there is a disadvantage – these fish can become easy prey for the neighborhood cats, so you have to take certain security precautions for your occupants. Continue reading
A common element of landscape design – an artificial pond that can be the envy of your neighbors, if you run a fish in it. To achieve the desired effect of improvement of exterior, the main thing is not to choose the wrong breed of fish. For example, the carp spend a lot of time on the bottom of the pond, where they feed, so will not be visible.
Very popular in country ponds goldfish is one of the ornamental varieties of carp. Quiet and peaceful multi-colored goldfish almost perfect pond. However, shallow (less than 50cm) the pond in the summer is unacceptable for this species, and in winter, the fish need to move into the house in an aquarium up to 200 litres. Bright back decorative carp koi: black, brindle, red, Golden, black, or yellow, are clearly visible from the shore, is bound to attract the attention of your guests. These Chinese-Japanese bred fish to artificial ponds. They are well used to humans and come to get food from his hands. Very greedy and like to dig the bottom of the pond, so the water may be cloudy. The pond need a depth of at least 2m, and they winter in warm areas. Continue reading
Nothing livens up an artificial pond, floating like a bright fish. In addition to aesthetic pleasure from the contemplation of them, communicating with them and feeding the fish bring practical benefits, destroying mosquito larvae at their country house.
How to breed fish in the pond?
First, we must determine the species of fish intended for breeding. There is need to consider the size of your pond. Such large breed as carp, Koya, paint, IDE need a fairly large and deep ponds with a volume of 8-10 m 2 and more and a depth of 1.5-2m. Medium ponds 4-5 m2 with a depth 1.2 m suitable for cultivation Orgy, verkhivka, bleak. For small water bodies suitable goldfish. It is quite hardy and undemanding. In General, the calculation of such that 10 cm 2 of water surface shall be 2. 5 cm body length of fish.
The preference is to give fish a bright color (yellow, red) and those livelihoods which are visible to the naked eye. There are bottom dwellers such as tench, crucian carp, which are virtually never seen. Continue reading