About garden ponds
The sound of water in the garden, warm, but bright colors water lilies and hyacinths, a flicker of brilliant backs of the fish among the greenery – all this guarantees a lot of pleasure from the hours spent at the pond.
Having made the decision to create a garden pond, you need to pay attention to some components that will help in creating a cosy corner.
The first thing that you need to pay attention, this is the cover of the pond. You can use concrete, flexible waterproof coating, the finished semi-rigid structures, the latter made of fiberglass or polyvinyl chloride, are famous for their strength, available in different sizes and shapes. Just wanted to draw Your attention to stations for mechanical water purification. all the details about which You can read by clicking on the link.
Flexible waterproof covering made of polyethylene of varying thickness. Some of them have the UV protection that prolongs material lifespan. The advantage of this coating is that you can create a pond of any shape and size. Continue reading
Breeding fish in the pond
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
Goldfish in the pond and waterfall
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