Monthly Archive: October 2012

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Seasonal Fish Pond Maintenance

Seasonal fish pond maintenance is necessary to prepare the pond-dwellers and the water for the changes you can expect in temperature. The right steps to take depend somewhat on your location. The tips here are for those people who can leave their ponds full and uncovered throughout the winter without worrying about freezing temperatures. Reduce the Feed The fishes’ metabolism (and thus their need for food) starts to drop when the water temperature falls below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Throughout the year, you should be cautious about over-feeding because the extra food clogs the filters and...