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Koi Behavior in Winter

Posted by Matt Brook on

It’s getting colder so you will need to be aware of koi behaviour in winter, but don’t worry this blog can help you along.Koi fish are hardy creatures that can tolerate a wide range of temperatures. However, as the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, koi will start to exhibit some changes in behavior. So keep an eye on your filtration and fish. Here are some of the things you can expect to see from your koi in winter: They will become less active. Koi are ectothermic, which means that their body temperature is regulated by the temperature of...

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Winterizing your koi pond: A comprehensive guide

Posted by Matt Brook on

As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, it's time to start thinking about winterizing your koi pond. Koi are hardy fish that can survive in cold temperatures, but they need a little extra help to thrive during the winter months. Here are some essential tips for winterizing your koi pond: Clean your pond. Before the water gets too cold, give your pond a thorough cleaning. Remove any leaves, debris, or algae that has accumulated. This will help to reduce the amount of organic matter that can decompose and create harmful toxins in the water. Reduce feeding. As the...

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