Category: Fish & Koi Ponds

For just a little extra planning and care, a koi or fish pond can have an undeniable impact on your landscape.

If you want one for your own yard, we offer koi and fish pond construction in Northern Los Angeles, including Burbank, Thousand Oaks, and beyond.

How to Lower pH in a Koi Pond

Koi fish are delicate creatures that need water with a specific pH. Anywhere between 6.8 and 8.2 pH is acceptable. However, koi fish will do best in water with a 7.5 pH. Unfortunately, many things can interfere with this careful pH balance, including poor maintenance, pond plant growth, or lawn products washing into the pond. [...]

By |2020-05-21T10:53:57+00:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Fish & Koi Ponds|

Why are Koi Fish So Expensive?

You can buy goldish for mere cents, and certain types of fancier home fish for a few dollars. But koi fish or different. They might cost you five or so dollars at the local pet store, but can be hundreds, thousands, or millions of dollars from the best breeders in the world. Why are some [...]

By |2020-04-16T15:36:18+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Fish & Koi Ponds|

How to Winterize a Koi Pond

Your beautiful garden companions and their pond need some special attention before winter arrives. Koi hibernate over the winter, but there are a few things you can do to ensure they’ll be safe and as healthy as possible come spring. How Cold Will It Get? The type of winter preparation your pond needs partly depends [...]

By |2018-11-01T12:45:43+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Fish & Koi Ponds|

What Do Koi Fish Eat?

Share this Image On Your SitePlease include attribution to Chuck's Landscaping with this graphic.Please include attribution to https://landscapingbychuck.com with this graphic. What do Koi Fish Eat in the Wild? Koi fish are the descendants of common carp. If released into the wild, koi that survive would eat meat and vegetation, just like common carp. They [...]

By |2018-09-04T20:50:41+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Fish & Koi Ponds|

How to keep Predators Away from Koi Ponds

There’s long been a cultural history of fish as predators. Popularized by the movie Jaws in the 1970s, we have a fear of big teeth and that fin just out of the water. But decorative koi are not sharks and they can easily find themselves prey to other animals lurking in your neighborhood. So how [...]

By |2018-06-08T23:17:56+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Fish & Koi Ponds|
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