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
So you want to fish lived in a pond. But what fish?
The most popular fish in the ponds and pools of goldfish. She is beautiful, has a lot of options for coloring and it is not difficult to care for. This bottom-fish, so often in the search for food it raises from the mud. In the winter its better to take in the home aquarium.
Verhovka no less popular. A small silver fish no more than 12 cm in length. Especially beautiful, when the pond hovered a flock of verhovek. By the way, alone the fish will not live, she’s gregarious and she needs cousins. Prefer these fish ponds are overgrown and at the bottom were rocks.
Minnow, too small fish belongs to the carp family. In normal times, coloration of the variegated minnow, and during spawning the males are painted in very bright colours, why the fish has other names — buffoon, belladonna. Minnow prefers cool water, even better flow. It is practically omnivorous, actually like all cyprinids and therefore will not be a problem feeding. Continue reading