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

Sunday, July 11, 2010

So you what to build a koi pond

So you are thinking of building a koi pond. The goal of this site is to help you if you are a DIY or plan on seeking professional pond builders.

This blog will cover topics on building concrete, fiberglass or liner ponds. If a professional pond builder is hired seek out koi clubs to ensure the builder knows their industry. Moreover, a koi club or a koi dealer can guide you in the right directions.

There are countless stories of how novice koi keepers hired someone to build a pond only to discover the some called KOI POND CONTRACTOR did not know the differences between a garden pond and a koi pond.

Water volume calculator for koi pond