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Baby Koi

Baby Koi – How To Not KILL Them

Baby Koi – How To Not KILL Them Big, fully-grown koi fishes sure look lovely, but it’s a lot more satisfying to watch baby koi fully mature in your own pond.  But I’ll be honest, as exciting as taking care of baby koi may sound, it’s quite a lot of work. Making sure that your baby koi grows big and healthy in your pond will require a lot of effort on your part, as well as some know-how. Lucky for you, I’m here to help you make sure that your baby koi don’t end up dying in your pond or tank.

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Raising Koi Fry

A Guide to Raising Koi Fry

A Guide to Raising Koi Fry So, if you are reading this, chances are you have successfully bred your koi and have some fry ready to go or are planning to breed them sometime soon.  Either way, you have come to the right place!  Let’s look at how to go about raising koi fry! Koi Fish by Giovanni Carlo (https://www.giobelkoicenter.com/) The First Days for Koi Fry Raising koi fry does not have to be a scary experience.  What sounds terrifying and delicate at first glance is actually a relatively easy project to undertake if you are prepared and understand the

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How to Go About Feeding Baby Koi

How to Go About Feeding Baby Koi

How to Go About Feeding Baby Koi Once your koi has laid eggs, the next few steps of the koi raising process will soon be upon you.  One of the biggest things to consider when raising koi babies is their diet and nutritional requirements.  Let’s discuss how to go about feeding baby koi and what to expect in the first few days, weeks, and months of their aquatic lives. The First Few Days Once your koi eggs are laid, they will typically hatch in around four days (more or less depending on the water temperature of the hatching area).  Once

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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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Where to Buy Koi Fry Online

Where to Buy Koi Fry Online

Where to Buy Koi Fry Online Breeding koi fry is not for everyone. It is a time-consuming process that can result in injured parent fish and a failed group of eggs that never hatch.  Still, caring for baby koi is a lot of fun and is worth the effort if you want to hand raise your own batch.  Here are some of our favorite places to buy koi fry online! A Little Preface It is important to know upfront that most reputable koi breeders will not outright sell fertilized eggs or very young fry. They are too delicate to ship and

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A Guide to Koi Fry Care

A Guide to Koi Fry Care

Caring for koi fry is perhaps one of the most daunting things that comes with keeping the species. That being said, it does not have to be particularly challenging. Koi fry care is rather simple when if you go into it prepared and with a good base knowledge of what to expect. Let’s look over the main points of koi fry care! The Absolute Basics of Koi Fry Care So, when male and female koi mate, they produce a batch of eggs. Once these eggs are in the tank, you should remove the adult koi to prevent them from eating

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A Selection of The Best Food For Small Koi

A Selection Of The Best Food For Small Koi

When you pick up koi, they are usually on the smaller size unless you seek out specific larger options. These smaller koi are generally very fast growers and can become big, beautiful giants in just a few years but, for the time being, they are rather adorable little guys. Feeding them a diet of high-quality foods that is nutrient-dense plays a really big role in their ultimate growth rate and eventual size. Let’s take a look at how to implement a good dietary plan for your koi and discuss some products that can help you maximize their health and growth!

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Koi Fry Foods

The 6 Best Koi Fry Foods

When breeding koi for the first time, hopefully, all things go smoothly.  If they do, you’ll soon have several thousand fry to look after (assuming you do not cull any, which is common since overpopulation can cause stunted growth and health issues).  Let’s look at how to care for those new babies and what koi fry foods they need to eat! First 24 Hours For Koi Fry For the first twenty-four hours, your koi fry are pretty new to the world.  During this time, they actually do not need to be fed, as they are still attached to the yolk

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