Become friends with koi. 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'. … Continue reading Become friends with koi
Goyang Koi farm: First early Koi selection. Last weeks some 2 million Koi eggs have hatched at the Goyang Koi farm. All the little fishes are swimming in the mud pounds. Now It's time to make a fist, very early selection. I am very happy to look at how Kim Young Soo is doing this. … Continue reading Goyang Koifarm early selecting 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
Food: not only the fish but the total environment. Written by Hugo J. Smal I don't know what's more fun. Buy or feed Koi. I already went into buying the beauties. You can find the story "Buying is more than counting." So now the focus on feeding. Daily quality time with your fish. The moment … Continue reading Food for thought
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? Assessing koi is more than just adding up. I have withdrawal symptoms! Working at the Goyang Koi farm means that I'm not buying Koi but must help to cell them. And celling … Continue reading Assessing koi is more than just adding up!
Kim Young Soo was very enthusiastic. New Nishikigoi from Japan means a lot of work. But it means also a lot of joy. First, the quarantine ponds had to be prepared. In this case four. Two for the fish and two as a buffer for the water changes. The water must be treated so that … Continue reading The breeding season has started!