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FISH FOR OUTDOOR PONDS BY JESSIE SANDERS, DVM, CERTAQV

FISH FOR OUTDOOR PONDS

BY JESSIE SANDERS, DVM, CERTAQV

Thinking about adding a pond to your landscape or investing more in what you already have? If you’re thinking about adding more fish to your pond, we advise you wait until your pond has been eating for a few weeks or late spring. This allows your fish to have an effective immune response should something come in with your new fish. But you were planning on quarantining any new additions for 4-6 weeks, right? Just because you purchase your fish from a “reputable dealer” does not mean your fish is guaranteed healthy!

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Koi

Descendants of the common carp, koi are made for outdoor living. They can tolerate a wide range of temperatures and are very hardy fish. The biggest problem with koi is [...]

 

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