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How to Set Up an Indoor Koi Fish Tank

How to Set Up an Indoor Koi Fish Tank

When setting up an indoor koi fish tank, there are several steps that must be taken in order to ensure that your fish will be healthy and comfortable for the duration of their indoor stay. Let’s take a look at what you need to do to create a happy, safe space for your koi fish! The Basics of Indoor Koi Fish Tanks To begin setting up your tank, there are a few very basic things you need to understand about koi care. For starters, koi carp get very large. In fact, they can even reach lengths of three feet or

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How to Prepare Koi Carp Holding Tanks

How to Prepare Koi Carp Holding Tanks

Koi are large fish that generally do well in large pond style enclosures. Due to this, keeping adult koi in a tank is largely believed to be unethical and cruel. Still, having a prepared tank on hand to act as a holding or quarantine tank is still a good idea in case any mishaps occur or you decide to purchase new koi. Let’s go over how to set up koi carp holding tanks and what significance they hold in the overall health of your koi fish. Why Have a Holding Tank for Koi? If your koi are happily swimming in

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A Guide to Baby Butterfly Koi

A Guide To Baby Butterfly Koi

As if regular koi were not already visually striking enough, butterfly koi provide an entirely new level of drama and graceful beauty. These fish are very similar to their koi carp cousins but do have some very drastic differences, including their appearance. Let’s learn a bit about what makes butterfly koi so special. The Differences Between Koi and Butterfly Koi At a glance, there are some visual differences that separate butterfly koi from traditional koi carp. Butterfly koi have fins that never stop growing, creating dramatic, long fins that trail behind the fish as it swims. Additionally, they are slightly

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How to Keep Koi Fish Healthy

How to Keep Koi Fish Healthy

When keeping koi fish, you obviously want to provide them with the best possible quality of care.  This means buying good foods, providing a safe space, and overall ensuring all of their needs are met like you do with any other pet you may have.  No one wants to see their fish unhappy or struggling so the effort is always welcome to help ensure everything is going smoothly.  Let’s take a look at some tips and tricks to help you understand how to keep koi fish healthy and ensure your koi keeping experience is a positive and fruitful one! Filtration

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5 Fiberglass Koi Tank Options

5 Fiberglass Koi Tank Options

When setting up a koi pond, there are plenty of tips and tricks that can help make the process easier.  Still, all of the fuss and mess that comes with creating an inground pond can be a lot of effort and take quite a bit of time.  If you are looking for something above ground that will do the trick until your pond is ready, here are a few fiberglass koi tanks that will work until your full pond is all set! Why A Fiberglass Koi Tank? Fiberglass is a flexible, moldable medium that can be applied to most ponds

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A Guide To Koi Fry Colors

A Guide to Koi Fry Colors

A Guide to Koi Fry Colors When your koi has babies, chances are the tiny fry do not look much like their parents. They are usually very dull in color, if not just plain brown. This is a sort of protective measure in their genetics to protect them from predators who would otherwise see their vibrant hues and pick them off easily due to their small size. Still, I am sure you want to know what koi fry colors are going to be. Let’s look at some of the clues you can take into account to help you guesstimate what

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Koi Holding Tanks

Koi Holding Tanks

Koi Holding Tanks Holding tanks, also known as quarantine tanks, are used to keep fish outside of their pond for a brief period of time. When done properly, using holding tanks can make a massive difference in the overall health of your tank and help prevent the spread of disease or increased stress. Let’s look at the how, why, and when of koi holding tanks and how to properly set up and maintain one! SC Aquariums 150 Gallon Starfire Glass Aquarium 60x24x24 12mm Eurobraced with Built-in Overflow Box This really is a great tank for it’s size and build you

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A Guide to Koi Pond Care for Beginners

A Guide to Koi Pond Care for Beginners

A Guide to Koi Pond Care for Beginners Starting a new koi pond can seem like a bit of a daunting task. There are so many things to learn and a dozen or so fish lives depending on your success. It can be honestly downright scary! Luckily, there are plenty of resources at your disposal to assist you in creating the perfect koi environment and care routine. Welcome to our guide to koi pond care for beginners! Tips and Tricks So, assuming you already have the physical pond ready to go (if not, click here to be taken to our

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Can I Keep Koi And Goldfish In The Same Tank?

Can I Keep Koi And Goldfish In The Same Tank?

Can I Keep Koi And Goldfish In The Same Tank? So, to answer directly, it is entirely safe to keep koi and goldfish in the same tank if you follow some very crucial stipulations. Both fish are part of the Cyprinidae family and have very similar care requirements as far as general temperature and water filtration goes. They tend to do quite well together, for the most part, as long as you take a few precautionary concerns into account before introducing them into the same environment. SC Aquariums 150 Gallon Starfire Glass Aquarium 60x24x24 12mm Eurobraced with Built-in Overflow Box

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