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Once upon a time … During our trip to Japan in February 2016 we discovered with the breeder Chogoro a precious doitsu Platinum Ogon. Chogoro is the breeder “par excellence” of the Platinum Ogon and is sweeping all the prizes in this category. When Thierry and I “go shopping” in Japan, we feel like two […]
Carp pox removal by surgery In February 2017 we published an article on carp pox. In that text we explained that carp pox is a benign external viral disease, which appears mostly in cold times in cyprinus carpio type fish. One of the measures to combat that cutaneous disease, is the operative elimination of that […]
What is a tategoi ? What is a tateshita ? Tategoi and tateshita are koi with great potential. This definition is not a literal translation of Japanese. You also will not find these two words in a Japanese dictionary. They are terms used only among “koi people” to refer to koi “who will improve in […]
Carp pox is an external benign viral disease, which appears mostly in cold times in cyprinus carpio type fish. Since several clients have sent us pictures of their affected koi, I thought it would be a good idea to write an article about this disease called carp smallpox. Carp pox is expressed through a gray, white […]