New for 2021, Bergen Water Gardens is excited to offer a limited number of Tamasaba Goldfish from Japan. Tamasaba or Sabao are a single tailed variety goldfish with a long, flowing tailfin. They are normally red or red and white in color. It is uncommon to see other color variations of Tamasaba. They have a high, arched back with a large, round belly shape similar to a Ryukin. Maximum size for these goldfish is up to 10 inches in length. We expect these Tamasaba goldfish to be strong and … [Read more...] about Tamasaba Goldfish
2018 Koi and Pond Fish
2018 Koi and Pond Fish season is off to a delayed start thanks to record cold in western New York. With air temperatures reaching 50's during the day and dipping to the 30's at night, pond water temperatures are holding well below 60 degrees F. Remember that water temperatures should be above 60 degrees F before you add new fish to your pond. Above 60 F your fish's immune system will function properly and the fish will properly digest its food. To prepare for the upcoming 2018 Koi and Pond … [Read more...] about 2018 Koi and Pond Fish
2017 Koi and Pond Fish have arrived
New koi and pond fish are arriving weekly at Bergen Water Gardens. Early May has been thus far very cold and rainy therefore limiting the introduction of new fish to outdoor ponds. When the warm temperatures arrive, we will have plenty of koi of and ponds fish. Choose from: 3 - 4 inch select standard and butterfly koi 4 to 6 inch select standard and butterfly koi 6 to 8 inch select standard and butterfly koi 3 to 4 inch Wakin 3 to 4 inch Sarasa Comet and Shubunkin 4 to 6 … [Read more...] about 2017 Koi and Pond Fish have arrived
Simple Koi Treats
For koi keepers, hand feeding their koi is one of the most enjoyable experiences of pond keeping. Simple koi treats are hard to find as many manufacturers have abandoned making them. Repashy Super Foods are easy to make and fun to feed! Repashy Super Foods are a perfect way to supplement and enhance for pond fish's diet. Readily eaten by koi, comets, sarasas, shubunkins, golden orfes, channel cats - all pond fish! Repashy’s proprietary gel technology uses soluble algae and plant fibers in a … [Read more...] about Simple Koi Treats
Goldfish & Koi New York State Regulated Invasive Species
Effective March 10, 2015 all varieties of goldfish and koi are New York State Regulated Invasive Species. New York State defines regulated invasive species as: "Regulated: Regulated invasive species are species which cannot be knowingly introduced into a free-living state, or introduced by a means that one should have known would lead to such an introduction, although such species shall be legal to possess, sell, buy, propagate and transport." (Free-living state is a species is considered in … [Read more...] about Goldfish & Koi New York State Regulated Invasive Species
New York State Invasive Species
Effective March 10, 2015 New York State DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation) will implement the new Prohibited and Regulated Invasive Species - 6 NYCRR Part 575.These new regulations make Anacharis, Parrot's Feather, Yellow Iris and Cabomba illegal to own in New York State. Most importantly, ALL Goldfish and Koi are now regulated which means they must be permanently identified as "Invasive Species-Harmful to the Environment" and cared for and "disposed of" properly. Bergen Water … [Read more...] about New York State Invasive Species
Pond Aeration For Winter and Summer
Pond aeration is important in both the winter in summer seasons. During the summer it insures maximum gas exchange and guarantees maximum oxygen levels in the water. During the winter aeration is the most cost effective way to maintain a hole in the ice to permit toxic gases to escape. We offer several models of air pumps to aerate your water garden or koi pond: PondAir 2 and PondAir 4 Airmax® PondAir™ Aeration Kits deliver essential oxygen and circulation to ponds up to 2,000 gallons. … [Read more...] about Pond Aeration For Winter and Summer
Great New Fish June 20th
Celebrate the start of summer with some great new fish for you pond. Chose from 3 -4 inch select butterfly koi. 4 to 6 inch select standard fin koi, Shunbunkin and 4 to 5 inch Wakin plus much, much more! Our June hours are Thurs. to Sat. 9:00 till 6:00 and Sunday 10:00 till 5:00 http://youtu.be/98F_KhaiDWk http://youtu.be/Y7ua0R3N_Dk http://youtu.be/5qMK5KG3Bgo … [Read more...] about Great New Fish June 20th
Time to Add Fish and Plants!
It has been a long cold winter and spring. Finally water temperatures have soared above 60. We are at peak inventory with all sizes and colors of koi, Shubunkin and Sarasa Comets. Our tropical waterlilies have been growing well in our greenhouse and are ready to explode with color in your pond. Stop in today to see our great selection of fish and plants! Just Arrived: N. 'Scarlet Flame' - Red Multi Petal Tropical Waterlilies in … [Read more...] about Time to Add Fish and Plants!
Slow Start to 2014 Season
The Spring of 2014 is proving to be a very cool to cold season. With daytime highs about 52 degrees F and night time lows in the upper 30's, water temperatures are remaining just about 50 degrees in most ponds. At these temperatures, both the plants and fish are barely waking up after the long cold winter of 2014! Many hardy waterlilies are just starting to grow Lotus are still dormant Tropical Waterlilies should not go into the ponds until the water temperatures are 70 F With some … [Read more...] about Slow Start to 2014 Season
Best Koi Selection of 2013
We continue to receive outstanding koi from our suppliers around the country. This week we received 8 to 10" Premium Butterfly Koi - some unique fish in this group. We also received a box of select 8 to 10" standard fin koi - great! ( As of June 23 all 14 of these fish are sold!) We also have a nice selection of 6 to 8' butterfly which have been hard to find this year Ki Utsuri Butterfly - Very rare Please note as of June 23, 2013 All of this 10 to … [Read more...] about Best Koi Selection of 2013
Metallic Butterfly Koi 5 to 6 inches June 2013
Our 5 to 6 inch metallic butterfly koi are always our most popular koi. These jewels glimmer in your pond with brilliant flashes of platinum and gold. They have the long flowing pectoral and caudal fins that make butterfly koi such a prized koi in the USA. Our first bag sold out quickly.. Stop in soon and get your jewels today. http://youtu.be/Of18BC5sku0 … [Read more...] about Metallic Butterfly Koi 5 to 6 inches June 2013
Outstanding Selection of New Koi and Wakin
Butterfly Koi, Metallic Koi, Wakin are at full inventory at Bergen Water Gardens in early June 2013. Stop out for an incredible selection of fish especially in our 4 to 6 inch premium pond. Be sure to click on Bergen TV ( lower right of home page) for videos of a random sampling of these great pond fish. They are selling fast! Premium Koi 4 to 6 inches Premium Koi 4 to 6 inches 5 to 6 inch Metallic Butterfly5 to 6 inch Metallic Koi 3 to 4 inch Wakin including a few rare Calico … [Read more...] about Outstanding Selection of New Koi and Wakin
Sho Koi Impact Foods – We Recommend Them!
Sho Koi Impact has been our choice at Bergen Water Gardens for superior koi and goldfish nutrition since 2000. Sho Koi Impact food is made with OPTIMÛN which stimulates a koi’s or goldfish’s immune system. This will provided added resistance to sickness and disease. Sho Koi Impact: Improves immunity Reduces mortality Provides better nutrient absorption Contributes to superior color Complete digestibility Optimum Growth Assists in water clarity Improves disease … [Read more...] about Sho Koi Impact Foods – We Recommend Them!
Friendly Koi for your Pond May 2013
Bergen Water Gardens is excited to offer a selection of "Friendly Koi" this spring. Certain koi varieties tend to be more gentle and so a willingness to bond with their owners. They are the first to come to the surface, they often will feed from your hand and eventually love "to be pet" or gently rubbed. These fish tend to be larger fish; approaching a meter in length when adults! This group of fish includes: Chargoi - Tea Colored Koi Soragoi - Sky Grey Koi Ochiba Shigure - Falling … [Read more...] about Friendly Koi for your Pond May 2013
New 3 – 4 inch Select Koi – May 11, 2013
We received an outstanding shipment of new 3 to 4 inch select koi this week at Bergen Water Gardens ( May 10, 2013). We have over 100 each of standard fin and butterfly koi for you to select from. This grouping has a good collection of metallic and yellow koi. Stop in and check them out! … [Read more...] about New 3 – 4 inch Select Koi – May 11, 2013