Oman- SQU students spawn and hatch Koi carp Oman- SQU students spawn and hatch Koi carp Excerpt posted found from http://menafn.com MENAFN – Muscat Daily – 01/04/2017 (MENAFN – Muscat Daily) Muscat- In probably the first case of successful breeding of Koi carp in Oman, a group of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) students has induced the fish to spawn last month. Two days after spawning, most of the eggs hatched. The students are pursuing the Fish Reproductive Physiology and Breeding course at the Department of Marine Science and Fisheries at SQU and the project was undertaken under the supervision of Dr Wenresti Gallardo. Koi carp isRead More →

Video: A Westminster dog show but it’s for koi fish Video: A Westminster dog show but it’s for koi fish excerpt posted found from http://www.mercurynews.com 2017 ZNA NorCal National Koi Show draws carp enthusiasts. Koi was the fish of the day at the 2017 ZNA NorCal national show at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in San Jose. The Saturday gathering drew a crowd of enthusiasts as the decorative carp swam in several large, blue pools. Despite being small, the NorCal chapter of ZNA, the Japanese body that governs the hobby, has garnered support from other clubs in the region and it was able to hold the annualRead More →

Never-give-up koi fish inspire PAA students to just keep swimming Never-give-up koi fish inspire PAA students to just keep swimming excerpt found posted at http://www.chieftain.com BY JON POMPIA | [email protected] MAR 31, 2017 UPDATED MAR 31, 2017 With the majestic and resilient koi fish as the day’s role model, students at Pueblo Academy of Arts were reminded that no matter how turbulent life’s current may get, the key is simple. “Just keep swimming.” Inspired by a project at the Colorado Springs-based Discovery Canyon Campus instituted after a cluster of teen suicides there, visual arts teacher Neely Cardinal-Schulle brought the koi fish art project to PAA Friday.Read More →

Taking aim at Fish & Game over conflict of interests Taking aim at Fish & Game over conflict of interests Excerpt posted from http://www.stuff.co.nz ANDREW MCGIVEN Last updated 17:54, March 30 2017 The damage invasive species such as koi carp do to waterways is largely ignored by Fish & Game, Andrew McGiven says. OPINION: I saw that Fish & Game held a national “take a kid out fishing day” a few weeks ago. While I applaud anyone who can encourage our children to ditch the video games and get outside to experience the great outdoors, it did raise several questions. Why, for example, are we tryingRead More →

Area tropical fish store opens with a splash Area tropical fish store opens with a splash excerpt posted found from http://www.presspubs.com By Pat Zeitner/Contributing Writer Mar 28, 2017 Updated Mar 28, 2017 CIRCLE PINES — A new pet shop is making waves in Circle Pines. Xeng “Andy” Moua and his wife IaOng, or “Mandee,” recently opened Quality Aquatics Pet Shop. It is the latest phase of Andy’s lifelong hobby with the tropical animals. “I was probably 10, I was really into fish,” Moua said. “As I got older, I was messing with this fish thing for close to 15 years, keeping it at home.” Eventually, heRead More →

Koi carp robbery: Garden focus staff “disheartened” by episode as advance to follow important fish proceeds Koi carp robbery: Garden focus staff “disheartened” by episode as advance to follow important fish proceeds Excerpt posted found at http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/koi-carp-theft-garden-centre-12752884 BYBETH DUFFELL 06:00, 17 MAR 2017 Staff at the garden focus where koi carp worth more than £7,500 were stolen have talked about their pity in the wake of finding the fish had been taken. Squire’s Garden Center in Badshot Lea close Farnham was the casualty of a fairly abnormal wrongdoing amid a break-in at the middle between 6.30pm on Friday (March 10) and 7.30am on Saturday (March 11).Read More →

Filthy canal cleaned and transformed into natural koi pond Filthy canal cleaned and transformed into natural koi pond excerpt posted from http://news.abs-cbn.com/ ILIGAN CITY – What used to be a filthy drainage canal in Purok de Oro in Barangay Poblacion is now a favorite hangout for locals after it was transformed into a koi pond. Lito Dela Corta and Richard Digamo said that last year, they discovered how their neighbor’s tilapia thrived in the canal despite the polluted water that ran through it. “They also had a koi carp which grew really big, so we thought it was possible to breed them here,” Dela Corta said.Read More →

Koi Stolen from Surrey Store, Have you seen these koi fish? Koi Stolen from Surrey Store, Have you seen these koi fish? excerpt posted from www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk urrey police are investigating the theft of these ten Koi from a display pond at Squire’s Garden Centre. They are valued at more than £7,700. These ten extra large Koi were stolen from the display pond, along with a sturgeon, at Squire’s Garden Centre in Badshot Lea, near Farnham on Friday, March 10. Intruders broke in late on Friday evening, and took these very valuable fish, which are worth a total of £7,725. The Koi are all over half aRead More →

Two Koi Herpesvirus Disease Outbreaks in Bucuresti was reported in Romania Two Koi Herpesvirus Disease Outbreaks in Bucuresti was reported in Romania Excerpt posted from http://www.thefishsite.com ROMANIA – The Romanian veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of koi herpesvirus disease outbreaks in Bucuresti. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received an immediate notification on 3 March. According to the report, the outbreak was initially observed on 24 May 2016, and was confirmed on 3 March after a polymerase chain reaction test was conducted on 17 February at the Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health. The affected population comprises koi carp (Ciprinus carpio), where aRead More →

NJ Flower and Garden Show 2017 Fitzs Fish Ponds Wins Big NJ Flower and Garden Show 2017 Fitzs Fish Ponds Wins Big excerpt found at www.benzinga.com Garden Design and Waterfall company steals the show with impressive display. Bound Brook, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 04, 2017 New Jersey’s Fitz’s Fish Ponds won big at this year’s New Jersey Flower & Garden Show. Held in the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Edison, New Jersey, this was the 15th annual show for the organization, and Fitz’s first time as a participant. The theme for this year was “Color The World” and focused on unique garden displays developed byRead More →