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How to Make a Pond Safe for Toddlers

Whether you have a small garden pond or a large pond in your yard, there are many ways you can make a pond safe for toddlers. However, childproofing methods should only be used in conjunction with adult supervision. In addition, some of these methods are not as attractive as they might be. Some childproofing methods … Read more

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How to Attract Frogs to Your Garden Pond

  Whether you have a pond in your garden or would like to create one, here are some easy and natural tips to help you attract frogs. Follow these tips and you’ll be enjoying a beautiful garden full of frogs in no time. Do Your Research Using a pond to attract frogs to your garden … Read more

What Do Koi Carp Eat in the Wild?

Are you curious to know what do Koi carp eat in the wild? In this article, we will cover the feeding habits of these fish, along with the ecological impact of keeping them. You will also find out how long they eat and how temperature affects their metabolism. Temperature and Age-Dependent Metabolism The temperature and … Read more

When to Stock Fish in Your Backyard Pond

If you want to stock your pond with fish, the first question you have to ask yourself is: When is the best time to buy? Here are some tips to help you determine the right time to add fish to your pond. Preparing Ponds Before Buying Fish is Very Important If you’re considering adding fish … Read more

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Can Goldfish Survive in a Pond Without a Pump?

If you are wondering if you can still keep goldfish in a pond without a pump, you should know a few facts about the matter before you make any decisions. Main Concerns of Stocking Goldfish in Pump-Free Ponds There are several concerns when stocking goldfish in a pump-free pond. The first is oxygen. If you … Read more

How Deep Should a Koi Pond Be?

Whenever I see a friend or family member asking, “How deep should a Koi pond be?” my first thought is, “What kind of koi will want to live in such a pond?” The answer is, “Everything.” I guess the question then becomes, “What is the right depth for your Koi pond”? Will Koi Venture Into … Read more

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What Do Frogs Eat In A Pond?

Frog Diet Facts If you have a pond, you probably wonder what frogs eat in ponds. While there are no known frog recipes, there are some frog diet facts you can use to help keep your pond frog-friendly. Best Time to Observe Hungry Frogs In order to observe hungry frogs in a pond, it is … Read more