written by Hugo J. Smal A sustainable Koi pond makes sense. Energy is expensive and will get more costly. The environment is in trouble. We must improve that very quickly. Otherwise, we're all going to die. I must admit that the Koi hobby does not play a positive role. The fish all make a considerable … Continue reading Sustainable Koi pond.
See our swimming beauties. At the Badagol theme park, we have stunning beauties. These are jewels because they are elegant and colourful. They show strongness and loveliness at the same time. The living jewels stand for good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambition and maybe the most important, perseverance during exams. They are called Ing-eo … Continue reading Become Goyang Koi friend
Nishikigoi breeding and exporting from Korea In the year 2000, I started growing Nishikigoi. I saw the cultivation of these beautiful ornamental carps as a good alternative to the more traditional, Korean agricultural products. The global financial crises and the opening of the Korean market for FTA agricultural products force our farmers to use their … Continue reading Kim Young Soo’s vision
The Korean Koi or hangug ing-eo (한국 잉어) written by: Hugo J. Smal Seollal 설날 2021 has passed, Korean Lunar new year. The year of the Ox sets in. In normal times family members come together on Seollal. In the morning people bow to their ancestors and look ahead and hope for a year full … Continue reading Korean Koi in the year of the Ox
Become Koi friends. written by Hugo J. Smal How do you become best friends with your koi? That is the ideal of every koi hobbyist: to build a close relationship with your ornamental carp, a relationship that provides mutual pleasure. Many koi keepers are happy and proud to say that their fish are 'tame'. Tam? … Continue reading Become friends with koi
Go Sanke, most important written by Hugo J. Smal During the Japanese Edo period (1603 - 1867), the successive Shoguns (rulers of military castes) always came from three closely related families: Mito, Kishu and Owan. They are known as Tokugawa Go-Sanke, which are considered the most important genera of the period. As a tribute to … Continue reading Koi varieties, an introduction
A good start is half the work. Written by Hugo J. Smal There is a lot to discuss how best to build a koi pond. Every advanced koi lover has his thoughts on this (which, incidentally, are quickly elevated to dogmas) and tricks that are often worth taking over. Visiting many koi ponds is therefore … Continue reading A reliable Koi pond.
Learn to buy Koi, you will love it! Written by: Hugo J. Smal Images Toen Feyen Is there a manual for buying koi? It's difficult because assessing koi is more than just adding up. Working at the Goyang Koi farm means that I'm not buying Koi. I must help to sell them. For us, that … Continue reading Assessing koi is more than just adding up!
We make Koi keeping easier and better! To sell Nishikigoi means for us to help you with buying them. To give away the information needed to build a beautiful Koi collection and to keep them healthy. If these carps come from the Goyang Koifarm we would be very proud. That's why we publish stories about … Continue reading Goyang Koifarm Koi info
Goyang Koi Kohaku A beautiful Kohaku is a snow-white fish with Hi (red) patterns. You find these beauties in the Goyang Koi farm Kohaku ponds. The improved Kohaku dates to 1888, when a man named Kunizo Hiroi (Ojiya-city, Japan) bred a red-headed female koi with one of his own males, whose markings resembled cherry blossoms, … Continue reading Goyang Koifarm Kohaku