1 
  • List

Hiding Areas For Fish

    …A good fish habitat or fish structure in shallow waters will provide baitfish with hiding places as well as areas for algae plankton and other food sources to grow. Adding fish habitat structures in deeper water nearby will provide hiding and hunting locations for your larger fish. Additionally…
    …and look for fish. Adding a little bit of pond dye can create an illusion that the pond is deeper and will make it harder for fish to be seen from a long distance. * Provide Hiding Places: Just in case a heron chooses your pond for its hunting grounds give your fish a place to hide. Fish habitat…
    …them away. * Provide hiding places for your fish. Just in case a heron does find its way into your pond give your fish a place to hide. Pond Dye can be used to shade your pond. Portions of submerged large-diameter pipe or beds of weeds work well as does the addition or other fish habitat. Muskrats &…
    …snack for your fish that will replenish themselves. Fish Types When stocking your pond selecting fish of similar size will help the population grow together. The number of fish you add to your population will ultimately depend on the surface area of your lake or pond. Below is an example for how to…
    …surface area especially if it is direct sunlight for most of the day. * Better than Sunblock: Just like you fish can suffer from a sunburn. Since they don't make a sunscreen for fish use plants with their vegetation at the pond's surface such as lilies or water lettuce to give your fish the relief…
    …answer. With nowhere to hide leeches become tasty meals for your fish. Most any fish large enough to eat leeches will eat them but you may consider adding more aggressive fish like bass or redear sunfish to your pond.* Set Leech Traps: For leeches that elude your fish you can trap and remove them…
    …to kill cattails in a pond is helpful for maintenance there are benefits to having cattails. They add some privacy and a small managed area of cattails can provide an ideal habitat for amphibians insects birds and fish. These aquatic critters use the plants for all sorts of things:* Nesting Spot:…
    …to their new home. Just like fish it is best to acclimate them slowly especially in chilly early-season waters. Add some pond water to the bag and float or hold them in the water for a few minutes out of direct sunlight. Once acclimated leave them in a shallow area and let them work their way into…
X
Before You Go!
Do you have questions about a product?

Talk with one of our resident pond experts

Call Us 866-766-3435
or chat with a specific team Submit a question and get a
response by email