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How To Keep Koi Pond Clear

How to Keep Koi Pond Clear

Koi fish are big, beautiful creatures, but, like many ornamental fish species, they can also be incredibly messy.  Their diet and waste production, along with all of the other facets of their care can make their water rather murky, very quickly.  Let’s explore how to keep koi pond clear and see if we can make increasing the cleanliness and visibility of your pond a little easier. Why Do Koi Ponds Get Murky? (Plus Tips on How to Keep Koi Pond Clear) As one of the most common complaints with pond owners, murky pond water can really impact the enjoyability of

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Can Koi Fish Live in a Fish Tank

Can Koi Fish Live in a Fish Tank?

Koi fish are a common pet these days. Everyone loves their friendly personalities and bright colors.  Plus, it is incredibly easy to pop into a pet store and grab a few of these fish from the super full and active tank display for cheap!  They even sell the same size tanks nearby that the fish for sale are housed in, probably.  Unfortunately, there is a common misconception related to this sales model that indicates that koi fish can be kept in a fish tank.  Let’s take a look at why the answer to, “Can koi fish live in a fish

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keeping koi in a small pond

How To Go About Keeping Koi In A Small Pond

Let’s take a look at koi pond size minimums and learn about keeping koi in a small pond.  Keeping koi fish, like taking on the care of any animal, is a big commitment. You are committing to take care of those animals for their lifespan, which for koi fish works out to be between twenty-five and thirty-five years.  Needless to say, adopting koi is a pretty big deal due to this alone. Still, koi fish are very healthy and easy to take care of despite growing to be large sizes so it sort of balances out. Part of the commitment,

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