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Kohaku, shiro bekku, asagi koi swimming in a pond

Koi For A Cause

Sometimes doing what is right is doing what is best. With this in mind, we at Next Day Koi are proud to announce our Koi For A Cause initiative. In the past, we have periodically donated a portion of proceeds from our promoted sales to worthy charities across the United States. Now we’ve upped the […]

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Koi pond with floating ice and koi swimming

Your Koi, Koi Pond and Springing Back to Life

It’s approaching that most wonderful time of the koi keeping year. Outdoor temperatures are starting to rise and with them your pond’s water temperature. Ice melts, birds come back and flowers start to bloom. As wonderful of a time as this is for koi enthusiasts, it can also be one of the most nerve-wracking. Rising […]

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All That Red – Beni or Hi?

Red is a dominant color in the Koi hobby.  People search high and low, long and far looking for that perfect crimson red on a Kohaku.  But there is a question in regards to red that pops up often – should you use the terms “beni” or “hi” when referring to red color on Koi? Long-time hobbyist […]

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Deep Dive—Symptoms of Stress in Koi

A couple of years ago we looked at an overview of stress in Koi. Today, let’s take a deeper dive into the symptoms of stress, what may be causing them, and what you can do to alleviate the stress you may be seeing in your Koi. Excessive Flashing “Flashing” is the term used when Koi turn on […]

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Koi fish in a gravel koi pond

Rock Bottoms and Gravel Koi Ponds

So what is the deal with gravel koi ponds? Hop on any forum chat or social media post thread and you will get quite a bit of vitriol surrounding the use of rock on the bottom of koi ponds. More often than not, those that have had experience with it (specifically a negative one) will […]

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