Minnows easy, not fussy about water. Can keep in a smaller body of water.I opted out of koi & goldfish last year. My grandkids caught minnows and put them in my pond. Then two frogs showed up. Does anyone have minnows as opposed to koi and know of any pros and cons?
the water stays way cleaner than it did when i had goldfish. i wonder how long they live and how big they could get. my pond is only 220 gallons.I'm heading towards keeping minnows and sticklebacks. I've read nothing that concerns me about keeping minnows in my wildlife pond..
have a google of keeping minnows. Firstly it depends on the type of minnow... iirc, can be up to 10 years with some types, the other bit i remember was that a hungry minnow will eat anything! oh and you'll need to have some kind of filter to take out the ammonia they createthe water stays way cleaner than it did when i had goldfish. i wonder how long they live and how big they could get. my pond is only 220 gallons.
Yes I had goldfish for a few years. They were a ton of work. The minnows are relatively hassle free. Thanks for your feedbackAt 220 gallons there is NO WAY you should consider koi, so that was a good choice. Even goldfish would need to be kept to a low number. Minnows seems to be a great choice!
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