Monday, March 19, 2012

Koi Pond Construction

The video playlist covers all 10 parts; therefore, please sit back and enjoy.

This series of 10 videos shows the entire pond construction process for a concrete Japanese theme koi pond - preparing the site/excavation, rebar & plumbing, pre-work for shotcrete & skimmer installation, shotcrete, faux/artificial boulders & waterfall using rebar/lath - free-form structures, scratch coat, texture coat/waterproofing, waterfall & boulder painting, installation of advantage filter by Sacramento koi, pond lights; electrical work, landscaping/stepping stones

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Things to contemplate when deciding on a filter for your koi pond

1. Appropriate filter size for your koi pond size and koi load

2. Feeding rate of recurrence

3. Shaded verses sunlit

4. Weather/environment

5. Waste and debris accumulation (for instance, leaves)

6. Area available for filter placement

7. Pre-filter

8. UV - ultraviolet

9. Skimmer

10. Jets

11. Deepness of koi pond

12. Your financial plan

13. Material accessible

14. Homemade verses commercial

15. Cleaning, occurrence and simplicity

Sunday, July 4, 2010


Disneyland is remodeling the Disneyland Hotel and unfortunately the koi pond will be removed. Recently Disneyland donated 250 koi to Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.

Water volume calculator for koi pond