about us

Located in Toronto Ontario Canada, we are one of the most established Pond Companies in the Country. While others have come and gone, our approach is simple and a testament to our success. We provide the best advice with a competitive price delivering value to you which is unmatched in our marketplace. We back up these claims with industry leading experience, this 130 page website and an extensive portfolio of pond builds

Randall Clarke [President]

Owner / Operator
Randall started in the pond hobby in 1981 when he was 15 years old. He purchased his first Koi, a Bekko, in 1983, and his love for this hobby continues to grow until this day

"This hobby has been a great learning experience as it transcends so many of my interests. I am still learning something everyday. If you ever have any questions or issues please feel free to contact me directly"

Randall's Extensive Resume Includes:
  • 40 years in the pond hobby [since 1981]
  • 6 AKCA Koi Seminars attended [since 1993]
  • Attended the 41st & 44th All Japan Koi Shows
  • Visited over 20 Japanese Koi Farms [Torazo, Dainichi, Momotaro, Isa etc]
  • Over 80 pond builds and numerous pond upgrades
  • Published and interviewed for many magazine and newspaper articles
  • Lectured to koi & fish clubs both in Canada and the U.S.
  • 2 Koi Health Management Seminars attended in Athens, Georgia
  • College & University Courses - biology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, biochemsity, organic chemistry etc.
  • Has appeared on Canada AM on 2 occasions to discuss the hobby
Randall at the 41st. All Japan Koi Show
Lauren at the Central Florida Koi Show, March 2016

lauren patience [VP]

Shop Manager, Customer Service, Pond Servicing
Lauren started with Clarke Koi in the Spring of 2013. She has had her own pond since 2010 and is very hands on. She has a great love for koi and her knowledge continues to grow each day

Lauren attended the NOA Fisheries Aquaponics course in August of 2015. She also went to Orlando for the 2016 & 2018 Central Florida Koi Shows - she is pictured left with the Grand Champion Kohaku from 2016

Matt Boarder

Service Manager, Construction
Matt had a great start in the hobby learning a lot in his high school aquaponics study. He started at Clarke Koi in January of 2015 and went through a stringent training regimine and is now a valuable asset to the company. Matt attended the 2018 Florida Koi Show including a day of hobby related lectures

Sean McGowan
Customer Service, Bookkeeping, Fish Care
Sean started at Clarke Koi in the Summer of 2014. Coming from a background in Agriculture where he ran a call centre, Sean has a great background in customer service

Working at the shop as well as on the road doing construction and service calls, Sean has become a key member of the team


David Clarke
Shipping, Banking, Customer Service
After a 31 year career with the Toronto Police Force, my dad has become an invaluable member of the team helping out when ever needed

Whatever needs to be done, whether it be picking up supplies and taking garbage to the dump, David is on task

about clarke koi ponds...
Established in 1995, Clarke Koi Ponds inc. constructs and services ponds in the GTA and surrounding area. Owner/Operator Randall Clarke has 40 years of experience in pond keeping and our focus is exclusively ponds

This informative website is over 130 pages and features a 80 portfolio, free videos and detailed information. This is one of the most educational websites you will find on the web with real information

At our shop [opended Spring 2003] we sell Japanese Koi, goldfish, waterplants, filters, pumps, liners, medications, plumbing parts - just about everything related to fish and pond keeping. Most importantly, you get the proper advice and support which empowers you to enjoy this hobby to the fullest

Maintenance, Consulting, Water Testing, Leak Repair, Winter Covers and Disease Diagnostics are just some of the professional services we provide...