Welcome to Canadaquaria. Members please log in.

Please register to view all topics

Guests may view and use the Aquariums for Beginners area, Freshwater General Section without registering.

Registered members see Canadaquaria advertisement free.


Enjoying my koi pond

Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Enjoying my koi pond

Post by emeraldking on Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:37 pm

It's always fun to watch koi and especially when it's in your own backyard. It's so relaxing when you come late to grab a beer or a glass of wine and sit at your pond. Just watch those fish swim and feed them by hand. At least, that's how I see it...

Enjoying my koi pond Koi_mi11
Enjoying my koi pond Koi_mi12
emeraldking
emeraldking
Shrimp
Shrimp

Posts : 65
Join date : 2015-07-12
Location : Hengelo (Ov), the Netherlands

http://www.emeraldking-aquatics.com

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by Fores41 on Tue Jan 03, 2017 6:34 pm

I can Steve doing this some where soon.
Fores41
Fores41
Pleco Poster
Pleco Poster

Posts : 819
Join date : 2013-09-17
Location : Williams Lake,BC

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by Sbenson11 on Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:48 am

@emeraldking wrote:It's always fun to watch koi and especially when it's in your own backyard. It's so relaxing when you come late to grab a beer or a glass of wine and sit at your pond. Just watch those fish swim and feed them by hand. At least, that's how I see it...

Could not agree more,

That's one of the great things of having my fish at work. If your having a bad day, spending a few minutes just watching the fish can do wonders.

Steve
Sbenson11
Sbenson11
Support

Posts : 2609
Join date : 2013-09-08
Location : Mt.Pearl, Newfoundland

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by emeraldking on Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:39 am

So true!
You can slap me, yell at me or beat really the hell out of me... Just put me in front of a fishtank or pond and I'll be relaxed within seconds...
emeraldking
emeraldking
Shrimp
Shrimp

Posts : 65
Join date : 2015-07-12
Location : Hengelo (Ov), the Netherlands

http://www.emeraldking-aquatics.com

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by Biulu on Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:28 am

That goes with all fish! I am not keeping koi but I do the same with my fish tanks; just sit in front of them and watch the fish.
Biulu
Biulu
Support

Posts : 3694
Join date : 2013-09-12
Location : Montreal, Quebec

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by Fores41 on Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:53 am

I agree that is why I have a 55 in my office at work its my one planted Tank that uses soft water (bottle water) and has been a challenge but is well worth it now that I have clear water and growing plants and Fish.
Fores41
Fores41
Pleco Poster
Pleco Poster

Posts : 819
Join date : 2013-09-17
Location : Williams Lake,BC

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by Shell on Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:04 pm

We would love to have a koi pond. We saw two koi - huge - at an LFS yesterday. Poor guys were in a 55g, they were previously in a 55g and the owners realized it was not enough space for them. So, now they sit waiting for a new home.

The LFS owner said that if they are not rehomed in the next while, he will transfer them into their 100g for the time being - assuming someone buys the huge arowana that is in there at present (feel bad for him, he has been there for a long time).

Koi are such beautiful fish! I really wanted to take them home. I have to admit, I love visiting the LFS (and we really only have two, if you do not count big box stores), but I also find it sort of depressing at times!

Love your pond - it's just more inspiration for us to have a pond like yours in the future!

_________________
-220g home to 1 gold barb, 10 denison barbs, & 2 weather loaches
-55g home to 8 black skirt tetras
-55g home to 1 angelfish, 5 kuhli loaches, & 4 zebra loaches
-36g home to 8 zoogoneticus tequila
-10g home to 2 zoogoneticus tequila
-10g home to 1 panda cory
-10g home to 1 onion nerite & 1 leopard ramshorn
-3.5g home to several leopard ramshorn snails
Shell
Shell
Lead Moderator

Posts : 2606
Join date : 2013-09-06
Location : Nova Scotia

Back to top Go down

Enjoying my koi pond Empty Re: Enjoying my koi pond

Post by goldfishbetalover on Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:44 pm

thats awesome!
goldfishbetalover
goldfishbetalover
Veteran Member
Veteran Member

Posts : 1116
Join date : 2013-09-08
Location : Nova Scotia

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum