Buying Koi Online? 10 Things To Be Aware Of

The following are some helpful hints that you can put to action before you consider buying koi online.  Unfortunately there are plenty of fish sellers out there that are more concerned with making a profit than they are making customers happy.  I hope you find these tips useful. Be careful of those sellers who offer [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:24:07+00:00 January 4th, 2018|General Koi Information|0 Comments

10 Sure-Fire Methods to Protect your Koi from Predators & Pests

Protecting your koi pond and fish from predators is something every pond owner needs to be addressing.  It is the case that people have woken up to the horrific discovery that their fish have disappeared with no explanation.  There are so many aerial and ground predators out there that the possibility of your pond turning [...]

By | 2017-12-01T02:50:25+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Koi Information|0 Comments

9 Good Reasons to Breed Koi

Imagine being your own boss and hanging out with your finned friends all day.  Its koi breeding and its probably a lot more enjoyable and lucrative than you realize.  Its not the kind of thing where you hang out in a hammock and drink lemonade, there is some work involved to maintaining an awesome environment [...]

By | 2017-12-11T02:36:09+00:00 November 8th, 2017|General Koi Information|0 Comments

9 Ideas to Make Your Koi Pond Experience Even Better

You have a pretty nice koi pond or watergarden and you love hanging out and watching the fish and other critters that live there...but what if your whole experience could be even better?  I believe there is always room for improvement and of course there's a ton of great ideas out there for koi ponds [...]

By | 2017-11-07T03:19:11+00:00 January 16th, 2017|General Koi Information|0 Comments

“Chilled Out” Koi: How Koi Survive Frozen Ponds in Winter

  If you live in a northern climate then chances are good that you see snow and ice as does your koi pond.  Its natural to worry about your koi during the winter periods, especially if they have been around for years and years.  Fortunately, koi are adapted to dealing with cold temperatures and an iced-over pond.  [...]

By | 2017-05-15T02:13:56+00:00 February 27th, 2015|General Koi Information|9 Comments

The Major Koi Varieties and Their Traits

Presented here are what many consider the 13 major varieties of koi or “Nishikigoi”.  There are certainly some koi practitioners that may consider there to be up to 16 varieties (and even up to 22 if one counts newer strains of koi).  This summary includes some history of the variety (where applicable) as well as [...]

By | 2017-12-11T02:26:14+00:00 August 20th, 2013|General Koi Information|11 Comments

Top 5 Most Common Koi Pond Problems and Their Solutions

Having a Koi pond can not only increase the visual appeal of a property, but it can also aid in developing a passion for an environment that you are able to maintain for yourself.  Koi ponds can certainly encounter a number of issues throughout time, especially considering the amount of time and effort that one [...]

By | 2017-12-01T02:44:36+00:00 June 13th, 2013|General Koi Information|77 Comments

Top 15 Reasons to Have Koi and a Koi Pond

  Koi in a backyard pond Enjoying Koi pond in your backyard not only provides a charming attraction to your visitors, but it's also a great way to relax and rejuvenate at your home. There is something wonderful about the view of fish and water along with hearing relaxing and tranquil sounds of the [...]

By | 2017-05-15T03:54:39+00:00 November 16th, 2012|General Koi Information|2 Comments

The Most Effective Tips for Koi Pond Maintenance

Koi Pond Water Testing Having a Koi pond at your home is undoubtedly the quickest way to reduce stress and anxiety that you have to deal with on a regular basis. This peaceful and quiet place is essentially a man-made paradise. Apart from eliminating stress and tension of your mind, a Koi pond [...]

By | 2017-12-01T02:45:10+00:00 November 8th, 2012|General Koi Information|159 Comments

History of Koi Ponds

The term “koi” is derived from a Japanese word “nishikigoi”, which literally means brocaded carp. These include the ornamental varieties of common carp, which are used for decorative purposes in outside water gardens and koi ponds. However, “koi” is more of an English word and includes both brightly colored as well as dull, gray fish [...]

By | 2017-12-11T02:55:52+00:00 November 8th, 2012|General Koi Information|0 Comments