Can you put painter turtle in koi fish pond?
My koi pond is black, with stone sides. . .to me this makes the fish very visible I would google image "koi pond" to get a better idea. At koi shows they are displayed in blue tubs. Web sites that have koi for sale show all their koi on blue backgrounds. Some koi have black in them and some are completely black. With a black background the black fish disappears. (www.rosepond.com)
In a pond, there is no possible way of keeping an algae-free pond with fish in it. You can choose one or the other- A pond with fish and some algae or a pond with no algae and no fish. The chemicals needed to kill ALL algae would kill the fish. I have a pond with around 20 koi. I use Green Clean. It is a white powder and it kills most of the algae…
Koi carp are essentially pond fish (they were bred to be broad backed and colourful from above for pond viewing). They are omnivorous and like most other fish will eat any fish small enough to fit in their mouths if they are hungry. Match sizes and all should be OK. Remember Koi grow to over 24 inches long.
Koi are essentially a pond fish. They grow to around 24 inches long and were developed by the Japanese to have quite broad backs in proportion to the size of their body and be of specific colouring and pattern on the back for viewing from above in a pond situation. They should be fed Goldfish or Koi flakes and/or pellets plus an occasional feed of earthworms.
Goldfish, Comet and the London Shubunkin, Koi Carp, Golden Orfe, Rudd, Tench are all good pond fish depending on the size of pond you have available. Fish like Koi Carp need a great deal of space so check before you buy. For most other fishm allow 60sq cm of surface for every 1 cm of fish (equivalent to 24 sq. inches per inch of fish).
They eat fish food. You can choose to not feed them at all because Koi are bottom feeders, and the more you feed them the less algae they will eat. Feeding koi is done only for entertainment reasons. Though if you do feed them, we recommend not feeding fish more than once a day. The fish have plenty of things to nibble on in the pond, and the more you feed the fish, the more…