Now that you've decided to dive into the world of water gardening, you're probably wondering exactly what you need to do to maintain you're new aquatic beauty, and keep it looking good.
Goldfish and koi hate wintertime more than we do. Neither species of fish are indigenous to North America, so in our colder climates, they merely “survive” winter. They don't flourish in it.
In the southern part of our country, the winters are pretty balmy and very little ice appears on the ponds. However, winter's effects on the fish seem to be the same whether the pond is merely icy, or completely iced over. Some important wintertime facts will help you guide your fish through winter and into a safe and healthy springtime.
There are certain things you should realize about winter so you can properly interpret certain events and conditions come spring.
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