How deep should a fish pond be?

Answer On One Hand: Three Feet Should Be SufficientPonds that hold common fish such as koi should be at least two to three feet deep to allow the fish room to move and grow while still affording visibilit... Read More »

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How deep does a pond need to be for fish?

On One Hand: Shallow Ponds Offer Greater VisibilityMost ponds are built so that the owner can enjoy the fish, and if a pond is too deep, many fish will not be visible. Deeper ponds tend to collect ... Read More »

How deep is too deep for a farm pond?

According to the University of Arkansas, a farm pond that is too deep risks reaching porous sediment, which can cause the pond to leak water into the ground. Additionally, ponds which are too deep ... Read More »

How deep do you dig a fishing pond?

According to the Washtenaw Conservation District in Michigan, a fishing pond should be dug at least 15 feet, but ideally 18 to 20 feet deep. Should oxygen in the lower half of the pond be depleted,... Read More »

How deep should pond plants be?

A hardy water lily needs 12 to 18 inches of water above the top of its pot. A tropical water lily, on the other hand, needs 6 to 12 inches of water overhead. A lotus grows best under 4 to 6 inches ... Read More »