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Water Lettuce

    …or water lettuce to give your fish the relief they need on a sunny summer day. * Can't Touch This: Herons and other predators use their sight to hunt. Plants provide hiding spaces so your fish can outsmart those pesky birds. * Improved Water Quality: Aquatic plants are like nature's water filter.…
    …a protected area that's safe from natural predators like tadpoles frogs and other koi. Make sure you give them plenty of coverage with water hyacinth water lettuce and other floating pond plants. You might also consider using a fine mesh tent like the Nycon Fish Spawning Incubator to protect them…
    …the water gets warm. Snails camouflage into the rocks gravel and plants in their surroundings. Though it can be frustrating when they go incognito do not worry. They will still be working hard eating algae and keeping your pond clean. If you really need to see them you can try placing a lettuce leaf…
    …words koi have larger concentrations of water that contain salt in their body than does the surrounding water garden. Through osmosis water is constantly passing through koi's semipermeable skin into their body to equalize these concentrations. Since water is constantly absorbing into their bodies…
    …go dormant until spring. For bog plants bring them back up as soon as the ice permanently thaws so they can keep growing. * Floating Plants: Water Lettuce and other floating plants are most susceptible to frost. It is best to treat them as annuals and discard them after the first frost. Luckily they…
    …Pond Guy PondShelter Cover Net; or reflective tape hanging from trees. Having 40-60% surface coverage of aquatic plants such as water lilies water hyacinth or water lettuce will give your fish a place to shelter themselves from predators. Under the Weather Stressed or sick fish will also hide. If…
    …will also want to use a thermometer so you know the water's temperature. Never feed your fish when the water is less than 40°F. At this point they will be in hibernation and they will not be able to digest it. * Seasonal Shifts: For cooler water wheat germ based diets like Spring & Fall Fish…
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