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Red Spots

    …or gasping at the surface are all warning signs that your fish are under the weather. Inspect your fish for red sores on fins or mouths these are signs of a bacterial infection. White spots or a cottony appearance are signs of a parasite or fungal infection. Also watch for your fish gasping at the…
    …of minnow that's found in the eastern United States and Canada. Growing up to 6 inches they typically have a dark brown body sometimes with brown spots with a white lateral line. These hardy bait fish which prefer water temperatures between 35 and 90 degrees F gravitate toward weedy areas and prefer…
    …be a cool addition to your pond. It is fun to watch the muskrats swim around and sunbathe and snapping turtles can be amazing to look at if you can spot a large one moving around the shallow areas. These animals can also curb weed growth and balance fish populations in the pond. However if you have…
    …for amphibians insects birds and fish. These aquatic critters use the plants for all sorts of things:* Nesting Spot: Red-winged blackbirds often use cattails for a perching and nesting spot. Waterfowl like mallards and Canadian geese also use the tall tightly bunched leaves and stalks for nesting.…