A small garden pond is a great way to add beauty to your property. The fish you choose to keep in your reed bed will add to the overall beauty of your pond. When choosing a fish species, depth, size and equipment are important considerations. A Koi reed bog should have a minimum depth of four feet, but you can adapt the reeds to any type of fish you want to keep.
Once you’ve created a pond outline with a rope or garden hose, it’s time to lay your lining. The liner should be four feet wide and longer than your reed bed, so there’s some excess on one side and nothing over the other. Place stones along the shorter excess to secure the liner in place. Using a spade, press the lining down along the inside edge of the ring, making sure to include at least 30cm of overlap at the edges.
When it comes to fish, koi and goldfish are excellent choices because they are cold water fish, which means they keep the water clear of algae and other pests. Choosing the right species is essential for ensuring a healthy pond. In addition to keeping koi and goldfish healthy, they also help prevent algae buildup. Besides, they provide a unique growing environment for perennial plants. You can also keep a variety of tropical fish in your pond, ranging from peaceful to aggressive.
Choosing the right liner for your pond is crucial. Once you’ve made the outline, use a rope or a garden hose to secure it. Once you’ve anchored the liner around the outside edge, make sure that the edging is not creased. Leave it overnight to settle. You should also leave an overlap of 30cm on the edge of the pond to avoid weeds from spreading.
In addition to the right liner, the location of your pond is also crucial. It should be at least 4 feet wide and at least as long as your reed bed. Ideally, the pond should be located in a spot that is shade-free for at least five hours a day. It should be located close to a water or electricity source. When installing equipment for your reed pond, be sure to use RCD circuit breakers and consider the power of your water and electricity.
The pond should be as natural as possible. A reed pond will require a lot less maintenance. A pond with no rocks or concrete can be an ideal option for a small garden. A large reed float consists of three rows of reeds that support the reeds. Then, the water body will be surrounded by a frog or other bird.