Pond Sticks

TetraPond Pondsticks premium ponf fish food
Product No. 16484
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Our most popular pond food! An ideal maintenance diet that provides nutrition for energy, longevity, and overall health. Feed in spring, summer, and fall, when water temperatures are 50°F and above.

Quality Nutrition for Every Pond Fish
A healthy pond starts with quality nutrition. As the makers of the world’s most popular fish food, Tetra brand offers a variety of pond nutrition to meet any need. You can feel good knowing your Koi, Goldfish, and other pond fish are receiving a diet full of beneficial protein, vitamins, and fiber.

Using quality fish food helps keep your pond clearer and cleaner. Foods like Pond Sticks and Flakes are highly digestible—meaning nutrients are fully digested and not passed out into the pond to pollute and promote algae growth. It is important to only feed your fish enough food that they will consume within five minutes to avoid clouding water.

The Soft Sticks Advantage
Tetra offers a variety of soft stick diets to provide the best possible nutrition all year round. Pond Sticks are designed to soften quickly for toothless pond fish and are highly digestible to promote clear water and minimize waste. Take a look below to see which Pond Stick diet might be best for your fish.

Keeping Fish in Peak Condition
Tetra Pond diets include the proper balance of nutrients to keep you fish in peak condition:

Vitamins: For growth, health, and metabolism. Contains stabilized Vitamin C.
Protein: Contains amino acids for growth and maintenance.
Fats: A concentrated energy source.
Fiber: For healthy and efficient digestion.

Guide to Proper Fish Feeding
Feed at least two to three times daily only as much food as your fish will consume within five minutes. When water temperature is below 50 degrees pond fish should only be fed Tetra Spring and Fall diet. Fish should not be fed when the temperature is below 39 degrees.

This product comes in the following sizes: 3.53 oz, 1 lb, 1.72 lb, 2.65 lb, 3.70 lb, 6.61 lb and 11 lb.
Pond Sticks is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Koi loved this product. I have had a Koi pond for 25 years. This is the Koi food I have always used -
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very good My koi enjoy this food. It floats well and the pond is not affected by the use of this food
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tetra pond sticks are fantastic, my koi love them and refuse to it anything else. Great product! My koi love it and it seems to help keep my pond cleaner! We have 16 koi and they are very healthy, thanks to your fabulous products.
Date published: 2016-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My fish love it I switched to this food not long ago and I'm more than half way through the canister, but I can tell a big difference in the activity of my fish.
Date published: 2013-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have been using this food for 5 years! My pond came with the home I bought 5 years ago, previous owner was using your pond food. and the fish come to the top of the water when I walk up to the pond, the fish came with the home, I have between 30 & 40 Goldfish & they seem to like this food, I tried a different product, but my fish did not liks it.Danny
Date published: 2013-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It keeps the pool clean In the winter in wisconsin my gold fish (a few 8 inchs long) live in pools in my basement, and of all the diffrent foods i have tryed this food is eaten beter and keeps the pools cleaner, i also use it all year round.
Date published: 2013-01-19
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Do tetra pond sticks have an expiration date?

Asked by: Jkl2017
They have a best buy date, yes, at the top of the bag, if you have that size. Cans have the date on the bottom. Shelf life is three years. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-05-31

how big does gold have to be for pond sticks

Asked by: tomf 225
Probably at least 4-6 inches in length. You can break them in half, otherwise. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-22

Can it go in a tank 

Asked by: Euanjean
Well, if you have a very large tank with large goldfish, yes, it can be used to feed them. It is specifically for larger pond fish such as goldfish of a foot or more in length. Whether it is a pond or a tank, does not matter, other than most tanks are too small for multiple adult goldfish. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-21

What is the difference in Product No. 16484-02 and Product No. 16452-02. I purchased the latter from Wal-Mart and my store no longer stocks it. They carry another brand now.

Asked by: farmerbob52
The first is 3.7 lbs, the latter one is 1.25 lbs. Otherwise, they are the same diet, according to my system here. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-09-14

Does the 11-lb box have multiple sealed bags/containers or 1 large bag/container? If multiple, how many?

Asked by: Juliebugg5
1 large bag. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-08-29

how long does this food typically last before it expires and is no longer good for the koi

Asked by: ArtBl
3 years is the recommended shelf life if stored properly in a climate controlled environment such as a house, and not left outdoors or in the garage, etc, where temps can fluctuate. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-06-08

Do you have lily grow aquatic plant food

Asked by: Margsrita
We do still manufacture Lily Gro, yes. We do not sell it direct however. http://www.tetra-fish.com/Pond/Products/pond-water-garden-plant-care/lilygro-pond-plant-water-lily-fertilizer-tablets.aspx. It is sold through garden centers, nurseries and websites like www.webbsonline.com. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-05-19

Can I order pond sticks from your site?  Also, interested in the vacation gel block...don't see it here.  Thank you.

Asked by: jewels1990
No, we do not sell product directly. There are a number of sites that carry it though, such as www.webbsonline.com and www.drsfostersmith.com. The Vacation Food is also available through these fine vendors. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-05-16
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