NEW RARE KOI – SNOWFLAKE ASAGI This new rare variety of Asagi is most stunning Koi to hit the scene in many years. It is called a Yuki Asagi or better known as the Snowflake Asagi. Yuki means Snow in Japanese. At the time of this Koi discussion, there are only 2 or 3 of…Read More NEW RARE KOI – SNOWFLAKE ASAGI
Legends of Koi excerpt from http://tvblogs.nationalgeographic.com/ The Legend of the Koi Turned Dragon Before being bred for color morphs, the Chinese revered the fish for thousands of years. In fact, the carp was the embodiment of perseverance in many stories. One legend tells that dragons are either born as dragons or are transformed from carp. In…Read More Legends of Koi
How to Grow big Koi An excerpt from http://www.clarkekoi.com/ The size to which koi can grow is simply amazing and continues to rise. Jumbos measure at least 30 inches and can weigh in at over 20 lbs. The magical metre mark has also been broken in the gosanke variety It is a great accomplishment for a…Read More How to Grow big Koi
I got this interesting question at Quora Mr. Toby Wilson, Long term aquarist, but not an expert. answer in this question. 12 Views None, unless they escape, or are thoughtlessly released, from captivity. Goldfish are not a naturally occurring species, they are a variety of carp that humans have selectively bredfor various colours and body…Read More What ecological role does a school of goldfish perform?
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First high quality koi is a crap shoot to create. You improve your odds by starting with quality parent stock and excellent growing conditions. Next you cull very selectively for deformities, on the next round you begin to cull for other traits that align to the type of koi you are breeding. For example if…Read More Why are koi fish in Japan so expensive compared to koi fish sold in the US?
Koi breeds, Which are the rarest? Koi breeds, Which are the rarerest? This is a good question but there isn’t a great answer, the arrest types are basically ones they don’t breed anymore or we should say less of. This doesn’t make them more expensive but rather a style that just isn’t popular anymore. Now…Read More Koi breeds, Which are the rarest?
A koi may lay a thousand eggs. Many will sink to the bottom and die. Most will be eaten by koi. If eggs are fortunate enough to stick to flora they may survive and become fry (I think the name is correct, I’m working on memory now) But eggs that birth are not safe yet.…Read More Do Koi lay eggs?
Koi fish grow faster if you change 25% of the water everyday? Koi fish grow faster if you change 25% of the water everyday, Why because the hormones that were produced from their waste was eliminated, these hormones that came from their waste will slow down their growth and getting rid or lessen their level…Read More Koi fish grow faster changing 25% water daily