Choosing Your Koi Fish

Choosing Your Koi Fish
Purchasing The Koi For Your Pond The first Koi were produced by breeding Carp such as the Asian and German Carp. After years of selective breeding, various color mutations started showing up. The first colors were recorded as early as 1805. Today, there are literally ...
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What Do Koi Fish Eat?

What Do Koi Fish Eat?
By CG Burns  |   Submitted On February 18, 2010 Koi fishes are very gregarious eaters and they eat a lot as compared to their size. It is very important therefore to have some knowledge in answering what do koi fish eat? One should have complete acquaintance ...
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Backyard Fish Ponds

Backyard Fish Ponds
Water gardens and backyard ponds are for butterflies, frogs, birds, fish, you, and the whole family. These ponds may be small, may even be no larger than 3 to 4 feet in diameter. These may be built in patio containers and barrels. Drawing wildlife in ...
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Essential Koi Fish Pond Supplies
As a new Koi fish pond owner, you may be overwhelmed with the amount of supplies needed to properly maintain your Koi pond. While the importance of the majority of these items cannot be denied, the feeling of being overwhelmed by the amount needed should ...
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Caring for Koi Fish and Goldfish in Backyard Ponds
By J. Eugene Jaramillo  |   Submitted On November 21, 2012 Nishikigoi, commonly known as Koi fish, are among the most popular fish kept in backyard ponds and water gardens. While Koi are relatively hardy fish, capable of surviving in a wide range of climates, care should ...
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Koi Health - Topical Minor Treatments & Salt Dips
If during your routine observations of your koi you see any damage to the body or fins or the start of any ulceration, lesions, raised scales etc., resulting from mechanical impact, bacterial or parasitic action, these should be dealt with as soon as possible. Should ...
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