How to Tell if Your Koi are Male or Female
Determining whether a koi is male or female involves some detective work. As koi lack external sex organs, we must rely on the subtle differences in external features.
A Guide to Raising Koi Fry
Koi will breed annually if your pond has males older than two and females older than three. Fish typically spawn in late spring or early summer when water
Teaching Your Koi to Perform Tricks
Though limited by what they can do while restricted to a pond environment, koi are capable of learning a few tricks. These are the most common tricks pond owners can teach their koi to perform.
Calculating Pond Water Volume
Obtaining an accurate measurement of your pond’s volume is helpful for anyone keeping koi. Knowing the correct number of gallons your pond holds is key to informing stocking
Tips for Photographing Koi
Just about every hobbyist wants impressive pictures of their most prized koi and goldfish. Whether submitting them for a show or posting to a website, blog, or social
Introducing New Koi To Your Pond In the Fall
While adding new fish to your pond late in the season is typically okay, there are a few considerations to keep in mind before doing so.
New Year’s Resolutions for Koi Keepers
The start of a new year is met with plenty of reflection and introspection. It’s a great time to think back on the past year, ponder which areas
Ethically Rehoming Your Koi
As you look out on your beautiful pondscape and recall all the hours you’ve spent selecting your living jewels and creating their utopia, the idea of ever parting
Tips For Feeding Time
Feeding time is a huge part of the bonding experience between koi and their keepers. During this time, koi can go from just fish to welcomed companions. However,
Stocking Density—How Much Is Too Much?
Perhaps the most common question that we receive from customers is that of stocking density. New hobbyists have a fresh pond or tank that they are ready to