Pond Vs Lake

Pond Vs Lake – What’s the Difference?

Today, I’m going to drop a bomb on you that would solve the greatest mystery of limnologists. Well, not limnologists, but many of the true freshwater enthusiasts. And that is, explaining the exact differences between a lake and a pond. 

Honestly and scientifically, there’s no apparent difference between a lake and a pond. A pond is a small lake, and a lake is a large pond.

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Pond Maintenance

POND MAINTENANCE- THE MOST IMPORTANT POND TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Let’s be honest, backyard ponds look beautiful with all vegetation and aquatic life swirling in circles gracefully. But it’s the pond maintenance that demands arduous hours of labor.

Most pond hobbyists are aware of the fact that an unhealthy pond means an unhealthy ecosystem that is dangerous and detrimental to you and the environment. Therefore, it’s imperative that you do your research and homework before creating your own, beautiful garden ponds.

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Pond Scum

How To Get Rid Of Pond Scum – Avoid Pond Scum Using These Simple Tips & Tricks!

The formation of pond scum begins on the sides and builds up from the rocky bottom. When algae gets uncontrolled, it produces oxygen that makes it buoyant, and it floats to the surface of your pond. As a result, slimy and gruesome scum develops that usually clings to the ponds’ wall or filters, making them impossible to remove. Once the algae grow aggressively, it messes up with your pond ecosystem and overwhelms the pond’s surface.

In this article, I’ll discuss the causes of pond scum, types of different algae, and preventive measures to control pond scum in your garden ponds.

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Pond Fish

7 BEST POND FISH FOR YOUR Garden POND

Building the pond from scratch is a fun process, especially when it comes to choosing the best pond fish. There are a variety of fish species that can thrive in ponds, ranging from exotic koi fish to pond fish that look like sharks!

However, while choosing your pond fish, it’s vital to determine whether the fish would adapt to to the conditions of your area’s climate during winter. That’s because many aquarium fish are tropical and rarely do well in ponds, and vice versa. Other pond fish also get large and may not be suited for smaller ponds.

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Shubunkin Goldfish

Shubunkin Goldfish: A Complete Guide To the PerFect Goldfish

Do you have a pond in your backyard? Or maybe, you just love goldfish and want to learn more about them! Either way, this blog post is for you! With beautiful colorful spots and long, flowing fins, the Shubunkin Goldfish is a pretty addition to your aquarium or pond. They have lively personalities, are social with other fish, and are easy to care for as well.

This guide will give you all the information you need to know about caring for these fish including feeding requirements, tank size requirements, compatibility with other types of fish, and more!

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Types Of Koi

The 11 Most Popular Types Of Koi For Your Pond

Did you know there are over a hundred varieties of Koi fish? Yes, it’s crazy the variety of Koi you can get for your pond. Koi fish is a name known to many that need no introduction. However, selecting the that fit your garden can lead to some serious buyer’s anxiety.

And in this article, I’ll walk you through 11 most popular types of Koi fish that add life to your gardens and their distinct characteristics.

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Koi vs Goldfish

KOI VS GOLDFISH – WHAT IS BEST FOR YOUR PONDS (7 Differences)

Have you ever been to fishing exhibitions? If you have, chances are that you have had a hard time distinguishing between Koi and Goldfish amid fish galore.

And that’s not just you! Anyone can confuse the two breeds because of their uncanny resemblance. Even though Koi and goldfish look so much alike, they are actually two completely different varieties with distinctive characteristics.

In this article, I’ll put my years of experience to use and show you some of the obvious differences between Koi fish and goldfish that should help you identify the two easily.

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Butterfly Koi Fish

Butterfly Koi Fish – Care Guide & Where To Buy

Butterfly Koi Fish are notably amiable, docile, and hardy. The only thing they need is clean water and a balanced diet high in nutrients. However, if you’re new to Koi keeping, chances are you’re in the dark about this hybrid yet graceful breed of long fin Koi that’s taking the koi hobby by storm.

In this article, I’ll walk you through some basic information about butterfly Koi – from their behavior, care, and recommended intake to their life expectancy and temperament.

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Best Koi Fish

Best Koi Fish – These 8 Will Impress Your Guests!

Koi fish is one of the most adorable pets you can own. Their graceful movements by flexing their bodies and tail combined with the outré colors, charming personality, and incredible social adaptability are some of their glorious traits.

Koi can be wonderful partners for their highly reactive nature. They acknowledge their owners as someone who brings them delicious food. Once they realize this voracious truth, they will greet you with shoaling, vying for treats, and purring for attention, which gives you another reason to domesticate them for the rest of your lives.

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