Bird Control for Koi Pond

How to Protect Koi Pond from Birds

Bird Control for Koi Pond

Choose from a selection of bird control for your koi pond. Discover how products such as fish pond nets can protect your koi fish from predatory birds.

Koi ponds are a 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 the 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

Bird Deterrents for Koi Ponds

Herons are known to poach koi fish from still water. These birds land at the perimeter of the pond to poach or walk into the shallow waters to pray on koi and other aquatic animals. Protecting the perimeter of your pond becomes increasingly important for the safety of your koi fish. This method is a fantastic first step to protecting small fish ponds. 

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

Fish Pond Netting

Fish pond nets are going to be the most effective form of bird control for small, medium, and large koi ponds. There is no substitute for securely installed fish pond netting, as the net itself fully protects the aquatic life underneath. 

3/4" Garden Netting – 14’ x 100’

Garden netting is a fantastic option for small-scale koi ponds, with its 14’ x 100’ and 14’ x 200’ precut sizes. This 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

If you have a medium or larger koi or fish pond, our 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. These nets are weather and moisture-resistant with an industry-leading 10 warranty for black color nets. Investing in a high-quality fish pond net is crucial to avoid waste and unnecessary reinstallations. 

  • 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 

Birds can cause several issues for Koi ponds, such as disturbing fish, causing stress and predation, and contaminating the water with their droppings. preventing birds from accessing Koi ponds is crucial to preserve the health and safety of the fish and maintaining the cleanliness of the water. Bird B Gone offers effective and humane solutions to prevent birds from accessing Koi ponds, making it a great investment for pond owners. 

Professional Bird Netting 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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