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
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
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