Benefits of keeping Orfe In Your Pond.
Orfe, or Ide, are closely related to the carp family and are found across Northern Europe and Asia. in the wild and also in the pond they eat insects, crustaceans, mollusks and small fish, but will happily accept pond food.
There are golden and blue varieties of orfe, the blue have being selectively bred.
Because of their predatory nature, many pond keepers introduce a shoal of orfe to their pond to keep insect populations to a minimum