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 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 »

How Deep Should Mosaic Plants Be in an Outdoor Pond?

Mosaic plants (Ludwigia sedoides) are herbaceous floating aquatic perennials with red and green diamond-shaped leaves and yellow, cup-shaped blossoms that bloom July through August. These low-maint... Read More »

What should I feed my pond koi fish?

Koi fish are omnivores, although plant matter is a larger part of their dietary needs. These fish can be fed formulated koi fish pelleted food found at most any fish retailer. Other foods to feed a... Read More »