Inherited Beautiful Pond but So Many Questions!!

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    Stevie

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    Hello All!
    I was so excited to explore the world of Koi Ponds and am thankful to have run across a forum page. I was hoping to hear some advice ASAP.
    I recently bought my first home and was sold because of the backyard. There is a beautiful Koi Pond with a small waterfall and tiny feed-in pond. I have four koi fish that are vibrant and I would like to keep them that way. Since I have bout right at the start of winter, I find myself needing to know what to do when running into some slight issues.
    I am hoping to hear from other koi pond owners how they handel similar situations. I can't wait to search and see what I find. Or I may start my own question if need be.
    Once my pond picks back up in the spring I would love to post some photos!
     
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    peter hillman Let me think for minute....

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    Winter is a 'hot spot' here right now. Welcome Stevie.
     
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    Ruben Miranda I am so confused

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    Hello and.welcome
    More info with pics would go a long way.
    Pond size: length , Wight , depth
    Pump size: how many gallons per hour
    What kind of filter do you have
    Do you have or is the pond equipt with a air pump

    Where do you live and how cold is it and.how,cold could it get.

    Ruben
     
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    MitchM

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    Welcome!
     
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    Becky Administrator

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    Hello and welcome aboard! (y)
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Welcome to our group!
     
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    sissy sissy

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    Welcome and winter all depends on where you live ..I have koi but I live in Virginia so winters are not bad .Do you know how many gallons your pond is and what type of filter and what size pump and is there aeration
     
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    Hi and welcome! There is lots of knowledge here on this board, especially about caring for ponds during the winter in almost every temperature zone.

    I was in the same situation two years ago--we bought a house and inherited a pond with it. My fish have survived two very cold winters, water quality and algae issues in the summer, and, so far this winter, they have survived a busted pond pump thanks to help from the great people here. (y)
     
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    welcome, lucky you
    you inherited a pond with fish, I just got the fish and no pond
     
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