Make your backyard pond exciting with a fish observation tower! This weekend DIY project will freshen up your garden in no time!
Give your fish a new outlook with this fantastic observation tower that’s perfect for your backyard pond. This is like nothing we have seen and there’s a reason it has been so popular in our Community.
A Fish Observation Tower will take your Fish Pond to the next level and it will allow you to get up close and personal with nature.
You can see them in their natural habitat. It’s a very relaxing way to spend your day! You will love it and so will your fish!
How To Make Fish Observation Tank Video
We have seen many versions of the Fish Observation Tank on Pinterest and Youtube. It would seem the easiest way to make your own Tower is to use an upside down Aquarium, Bowl or Tower. Most we have seen sit on a stand. It is important that this is very stable. Click Play above to see one being made and installed ⇑
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Planting Out Your Pond
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DIY Fish Observation Tower Video Tutorial
The team at Koi Dome Unlimited created this simple video DIY tutorial that shows how to install one of these fish observation towers in your backyard pond. Click play on the video below ⇓ to view this DIY and keep scrolling for more fish pond ideas!
This is a great way to achieve a terrific effect. It is 22 inches or 56 cm’s in diameter and no stand is required.
It is a floating fish observation dome and it is available for sale on Amazon —> You can purchase yours here
Vase tower via Gardening for You
If you would rather purchase a ready-made version of the Fish Observation Tank, we love this one that we found on Etsy. There are a number of different styles —> View Them All Here