We want to be your local answer for water gardening plants, supplies and information.
We want to be your local answer for water gardening plants, supplies and information. We carry both tropical and hardy water Lilies, Lotus, Oxygenators along with a range of other hardy and tropical marginals. We also carry pond chemicals, filters and pumps, along with fish and fish food. We are here to help you with all your pond questions – and if we don’t know the answer, we’ll find out.
Most hardy water plants don’t start arriving until April, with tropicals arriving once the weather warms up. So, whether you’re a novice starting with just a bucket and some plants or the seasoned pro looking to talk with someone about the newest UV filters, Family Tree Nursery can help.
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Koi are a beautiful and exotic addition to the water garden. Beware though, as part of the Carp family, Koi are eaters, and can destroy pond plants. When buying fish, plan on 1 full size Koi per every 100 gallons of water.
Shubunkins have a characteristic “calico” pattern in oranges, browns and reds. A type of Goldfish that is an easier and more economical alternative to Japanese Koi.
A type of Goldfish usually identified by their bright red and white splotches but can be entirely red, orange or white. Sarassas are a hardy, easy to care for fish for the water garden.
Known as a comet goldfish, Comets are typically more red than the common goldfish. They are long-lived and easy to care for. They typically grow between 4 and 12 inches depending on the size of the pond.
When planning your pond, a good rule of thumb for most Goldfish is 10 gallons of water per 3-4 inches of fish.