Category Archives: Food and Nutrition

Feeding your Koi as Water Temperatures Change

Everyone knows that water temperature plays a big role in how active koi are but a koi’s metabolism and ability to digest certain types of foods are also affected. Its critical that as temperatures drop with approaching winter or as … Continue reading






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Selecting Food for Your Koi

Koi are omnivores, which means that they consume both plant and animal matter. In fact, they often prefer eating aquatic larvae and insects. Koi fish make incredibly beautiful pets—though they’re also incredibly voracious fish. These elegantly decorated fish actually devour … Continue reading






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