LOL! I did check the plants. They fared ok. When I saw the fish this
morning, they were mostly hitting the rocks and missing the pots -- which kinda
looked like it would hurt. I also counted the fish -- they are all in the
pond where they should be.
Donna, do you have only koi in your pond? This is my first year with koi
(they are very small). I have had only goldfish in the pond until a few weeks
ago when I fell in love with a couple of 2 inch ghost koi. It is the
goldfish who are spawning. I didn't see the koi anywhere. I guess they were trying
to stay out of the way.
Long Island, NY
In a message dated 5/11/2005 9:01:37 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
So Eva, do you have any plants still in the pots tonight? When my bigger
fish spawn there is nothing safe in that pond... came home to floating pots
on more than one occasion. Might also want to check that no one got flipped
out of the pond too...
So I guess you will be looking for homes for fish soon too....
I went to a class on koi. The last day we each got a sick koi, did an
ortopsy (sp?), and learned all the organs and stuff inside. Mine was a
female full of eggs. Amazing how many they have! BTW, to pass the class, I
had to put everything back into the fish in the proper place. It was a very
And yes Kitty, I did pass the class.
> Donna, is right. They require a little work here and there, but it's
> The pond is really not a hassle, but definitely a GIANT DISTRACTION. I
> that I get distracted when I'm supposed to be weeding another gardening
> area, and I have to walk past the pond to get something out of the shed
> forget about it -- 15 minutes easy wasted while I'm gazing at the pond,
> the fish do their *fishy* things.
> I was late to work this morning because I was watching the pond. The
> were spawning like CRAZY! It was the most activity that I've ever seen
> these fish. They were swimming so fast around the pond and smacking each
> other around like crazy.
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 6/7
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