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Colorful koi in pond with orange, red, white, black and yellow colors

What Are Koi Fish?

No doubt you have heard the term koi fish or even seen some of them in an ornamental pond. But what exactly is a koi fish and where do they come from?  What are Koi Fish? Koi fish are a colorful, ornamental species of fish that were selectively bred from common carp in eastern Asia. …

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co2 Reactors, Diffusers, and Atomizers. Which is the Best?

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. The Witty Fish is reader-supported and we hope you love the products we recommend! Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a limiting factor for successful plant growth in freshwater aquariums. Without adequate CO2, it doesn’t matter how much light or fertilizer you offer your plants; they simply won’t …

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small iced covered koi pond

Koi Pond Winterization

“Fish pond in winter” by Muffet is licensed under CC BY 2.0 As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. The Witty Fish is reader-supported and we hope you love the products we recommend! A well-stocked koi pond is quite an investment. That’s why when the temperature drops, proper koi pond winterization is so important. Fall Preparation In …

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axolotl Food & Feeding

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. The Witty Fish is reader-supported and we hope you love the products we recommend! Deciding what Axolotl food to offer is a major part of keeping these ancient-looking amphibians alive and healthy. While they aren’t difficult to feed Axolotls won’t always accept the foods you offer.  …

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Dark Colored Mexican Axolotl in an aquarium

Axolotl Care – Everything the aspiring owner should know!

Understanding Axolotl care is a question that often arises when new aquarists lay eyes on these unusual amphibians for the first time. With their prehistoric appearance and charming expressions, Axolotls are great first amphibians that are in many ways a blend of the herpetology and aquarium worlds! The Axolotl At a Glance Let’s take a …

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