Koi Pond Design - Intro
Before you start digging your new koi pond you will need to consider a few basic variables. First, Do you want a proper koi pond or do you want a water garden? They are not the same thing. A water garden is usually shallow with lots of plants and very few fish, usually just a few goldfish. A koi pond will be much deeper, bigger and you will need to provide much better filtration and water quality. The purpose of this section we will discuss the design of a proper koi pond. Can you keep koi in a water garden design? Yes. Will the koi flourish and develop as well as they would in a well designed koi pond? maybe, but it will require a lot more work in the form of weekly cleaning and maintence. The real beauty of a well designed koi pond is the low amount a work it will require to keep very high quality water.