Bird Control for Koi Pond

How to Protect Koi Pond from Birds

Bird Control for Koi Pond

Koi ponds are beautiful and expensive investment but are extremely prone to large predatory bird attacks. The best way to protect your Koi Pond is to incorporate bird deterrent products to discourage predatory birds such as blue heron. Below you will find easy to use bird control products for koi ponds. If you have blue heron attacking your koi fish, it’s time to install the following heron deterrents.

Note: It is important to clean away nesting materials and droppings thoroughly before installation of products.

Bird Deterrents for Koi Ponds

Heron are known to poach koi fish from still water. These birds either land at the perimeter of the pond to poach or walk into the shallow waters to pray on koi and other aquatic animals. 

Pond Defender Disks (12/pk)

The Pond Defender disks float just above the water creating a protective barrier for the fish to hide below. The Pond Defender floating disks prevent heron and other predatory birds from landing in the shallow waters to poach. They create an unstable platform, driving birds to leave the area. 

  • Each pack as 12 interlocking floating disks
  • Easy to deploy disks provide shelter for koi fish to hide from predators
  • Prevents large birds such as blue heron from poaching fish
  • Creates uneven landing area stopping heron from landing in the pond

3/4" Garden Netting – 14’ x 100’

Garden netting can be installed in the place of the Pond Defender disks. Netting can be suspended above the pond to fully protect the koi fish below. This will prevent predatory birds from attacking koi and other fish. 

  • 3/4” Mesh netting will stop all bird sizes
  • Suspend garden netting over pond to screen out birds completely
  • Stops heron from landing inside pond to poach Koi fish
  • Available in 14’ x 100 rolls and 14’ x 200’ rolls
  • Easily cut into smaller sections

3/4" Heavy Duty Bird Netting

Heavy Duty Bird Netting is the ideal deterrent for larger koi ponds. This net will fully protect the pond from predatory birds. Available in several stock sizes to fit any size koi pond. 

  • UV protected netting has a 10 year warranty against UV breakdown
  • Durable with a break strength of 40 lbs.
  • Available in several different sizes ranging from 25’x25’ up to 100’x200’
  • Net Installation Hardware such as cabling, anchors, and hog rings are available separately 

Professional Recommendations

If you are unsure of which products to use for your koi pond, please give our Bird Control Experts a call at 1-800-392-6915. Our team of experts are ready to identify the problem and help find the best possible solution for your pond.  

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