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  • The Pond Guy Spring & Fall Fish Food

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    …& Fertility * Plant Based Food for Easy Digestion The Pond Guy Spring & Fall Floating Fish Food contains an easy-to-digest formula for cooler temperatures. This wheatgerm fish food formula is key for transitioning koi and goldfish into and out of this cold weather. The Pond Guy Spring &…
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  • …your pond or in shallow areas. There is a lot of variety in the color size and shape of these plants so they are sure to attract everyone's attention. Bog plants are perennial so you will be seeing them year after year depending on your zone. * Water Lilies: Available in hardy cold weather tolerant…
    …freeze 18″ to 24″ deep depending on weather conditions. If your pond is not quite deep enough to beat out the ice then an indoor home for the winter is the better bet. Also consider the type of fish in your pond. Just as with plants some fish species can be hardy in some climates and…
    With cold weather approaching it is important to know how to prepare your pond and fish to withstand the harsh winter. Over the course of a year your pond will accumulate debris and organics such as leaves twigs grass clippings and fish waste. Removing this debris will ensure oxygen levels stay as…
    …arrives they will go into a state of dormancy and wait out the cold weather. The hibernation strategy varies between species of frogs. Toads tend to bury themselves in leaves or mud while frogs can pass the winter at the bottom of your pond below the ice. Frogs produce a type of glucose in their…
    As the cool weather comes your fish go into hibernation and you shut your filter down for the season. Though things slow down not all the natural processes in your pond come to a complete halt. The organic debris that accumulated during the summer and fall will continue to decompose and as it does…
    …see Plant Maintenance - Season by Season. Check low areas around the pond's edge. Fill in any area that the soil may have washed away and adjust the liner accordingly. If you have a skimmer or waterfall filter check to make sure they are level and did not shift during the cold weather. Remember…
    …Spring & Fall Fish Food are the best bet. It's packed with easily digestible plant matter and lower protein level. Feed when water temperatures are between 40-50°F to transition them in and out of cold weather. When water temperatures are over 50°F you can begin feeding your regular…
    …get air from outside the pond Japanese Trapdoor Snails get oxygen from the water using their gills. Therefore during winter they can stay in the warmer water at the bottom rather than coming up to the frigid surface. As with fish and plants snails cannot survive if the pond freezes solid; usually a…
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