Today we have some very interesting ideas to decorate the yard with freshwater koi fish. The koi fish is actually a domesticated version of the common carp. This fish is so famous thanks to its beautiful colors that have been created through selective breeding.
Freshwater koi fish to breed in gardens with large ponds
It may surprise you but there are more than 20 different varieties of koi fish. What differentiates them are the colors, the patterns and the types of scales. This type of freshwater fish originated in East Asia. As we have said, they live in fresh water.
Freshwater fish koi eb the entrance of the house
As you can see in these images, koi fish can live in different types of ponds . Its popularity grew a lot in the last century so we can find ponds with koi fish anywhere in the world.
Modern garden with pond with koi fish and original fountain
The ponds not only provide a good habitat for the fish, but they are also a nice and relaxing place for you and for other animals. Ponds with fish, however, are very different from fish tanks, and as such, require a lot of care and different maintenance.
Pond of koi fish very popular to breed in the garden
In addition, the Koi fish, although resistant and easy to maintain, require some special care. Koi fish are not small fish and can reach up to 90cm long. The size of the koi fish depends on the living conditions. Which means the right amount of oxygen food and of course the right temperature.
Add pond is the best way to make a space where you can relax
These are the three main factors that influence the growth and longevity of the fish. It is essential to take good care of your fish just as you do with the other animals and plants you have. The color of the koi fish depends on the variety. They can be white, black, blue, red, cream and yellow.
A beautiful pond that inspires tranquility
In addition to the color the koi fish can have points of different shapes and sizes that embellish them even more. The Japanese believe that koi fish symbolize wealth, prosperity, love, success and good luck.
A very narrow pond with koi fish
Depending on the variety of the fish you choose, it will symbolize some of these values. Each variety is associated with one of those values.
The ponds with freshwater koi fish adapt to spaces with any design
Koi fish eat a lot. At the time of eating, the koi fish come to eat so that they can see them and interact with them. Koi fish swim in the bottom to look for food, so the pond must have some mud or substrate for fish tank bottoms.
Pond with glass wall that adds interest to the garden design
Be careful not to give them more food than necessary because if they eat more than they should, the fish can get sick.
A pond of L-shaped koi fish
Koi fish eat plants and animals. It feeds on different types of fish and their eggs, they can also eat lettuce, watermelon and peas. Koi fish can recognize the person who feeds them and can be trained to eat from their hand.
A great decoration for the modern garden
These freshwater fish prefer that water has a temperature around 15 or 25 degrees Celsius and can not tolerate drastic changes in temperature. They are also sensitive to the sun. They may even suffer from sunburn if they live in ponds that do not provide enough shade.
A concrete pond with koi fish inside
Now we leave you with our images of ponds with very nice koi fish to inspire you and add a modern place to your garden.
A place of rest in which you can enjoy the koi fish
Wooden bridges pass over the pond
A very attractive large pond
A stone bridge under which is the pond with koi fish
A garden with a very natural and balanced design
A very nice pond at the entrance of the house
A deep, narrow pond with koi fish
A shady garden with pond with koi fish
A pond with koi fish on the terrace
Palm trees and stones around the pond with koi fish
Zen garden with pond with koi fish