Seasonal Tips

Make sure your fishkeeping efforts are focused on what's most important for your fish whatever the season with our top tips for every month of the year for indoor and outdoor fishkeeping.

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  1. Fishkeeping at Christmas
    Fishkeeping at Christmas

    Fishkeeping during the Christmas season requires some additional considerations to ensure the well-being of your fish. Here's everything you need to know. 

  2. Seasonal Tips - January
    Seasonal Tips - January

    Welcome to a new year! Traditionally a time of resolutions and change, as well as freezing weather. After the usual feasting and merriment, those who make resolutions will be joining gyms, giving up smoking, trying to swear less (or at least only under due provocation!) and perhaps be better fish keepers. Having done most of the above at some point, I can tell you that the last one is probably the easiest of the lot...

  3. Seasonal Tips - February
    Seasonal Tips - February

    February can be a changeable month, with glimpses of spring between reminders that winter’s not intending on going down without a fight…Check out our top tips for fishkeeping indoors and out!

  4. Seasonal Tips - March
    Seasonal Tips - March

    With signs of spring everywhere, it’s time to embrace the start of a new pond season before the warmth of Easter brings the traditional start of the outdoor season.  

  5. Seasonal Tips - April
    Seasonal Tips - April

    The coming of Easter means it’s time for things to wake up in the spring garden and this month sees sunny days win over cold nights. In response, fish and aquatic wildlife become more active and plants start growing and flowering. With the current shenanigans taking place, it’s good to know that the water garden can absorb all the time you can give it…

  6. Seasonal Tips - May
    Seasonal Tips - May

    Bank holidays have been a rollercoaster of high and low temperatures and we’ve had a good amount of rain. It can only mean one thing – spring is here!

  7. Seasonal Tips - June
    Seasonal Tips - June

    No matter how slow the spring seems, this time of year never fails to deliver the promises of early summer. Looking at the verdant growth of poolside plants there’s no escaping the fact that summer’s here.

  8. Seasonal Tips - July
    Seasonal Tips - July

    ​High summer is here and in many gardens the pond is the most verdant part. That’s what makes them such a great place to sit and enjoy a cold drink but this has to be earned by keeping on top of the usual seasonal tasks.

  9. Seasonal Tips – August
    Seasonal Tips – August

    This summer has been a record-breaker and continues to provide tropical temperatures, no matter how ‘cold water’ your fishes may be.

  10. Seasonal Tips - September
    Seasonal Tips - September

    After the heat of summer, September is the point where pond keepers need to start planning for what’s to come.

  11. Seasonal Tips - October
    Seasonal Tips - October

    So, it’s the time of year when nature shrugs off her summer splendour to take on the glorious glowing tints of autumn. For less romantically inclined water gardeners it’s the time when leaves start to get everywhere!

  12. Seasonal Tips - November
    Seasonal Tips - November

    As the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness gives way to winter there are far fewer leaves on the trees. It’s time to go and fish them out of the pond and make the most of the warm autumn weather before it really does get cold out there. We may have had the first frosts but it takes a little longer for ponds to cool. Indoors, it’s always tropical...

  13. Seasonal Tips – December
    Seasonal Tips – December

    So, here we are again – the robins are briefed and ready, the mistletoe is looking nervous and the stores are bracing themselves to explain to last minute gift shoppers that fish can’t be gifted in a brand new aquarium purchased the previous day. Here are our top fishkeeping tips for indoors and out for December.

For delivery before Christmas, orders must be placed on or before 3pm on Wednesday 20th December. We cannot guarantee delivery of these orders pre-Christmas as we are reliant on our couriers, but will use our best endeavours to get orders placed on this date out to you before Christmas. For full details of our festive delivery and opening times click here

Please note: online orders placed after 3pm on Friday 22nd December will not be dispatched until the New Year. For full details of our festive delivery and opening times click here