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Koi fish meaning

Koi are not only coloured fish. Koi have a long tradition based on the “legend of the koi”. In this article we evaluate the koi fish meaning in 6 different contexts:  1. Legend of the koi The basic reading in order to understand koi fish meaning is the “legend of the koi” (soon available to […]

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What is a tategoi ? What is a tateshita ?

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 […]

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Carp pox – typical koi winter desease

 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 […]

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Which filter for my koi pond ?

Which filter for my koi pond ?  Before becoming a koi lover, you have to become a water manager. A very wise expression. Which nobody wants to hear. Most people prefer to jump directly to the adventure of having many colourful jewelry swimming in the water. Many times it goes well. For a long time. But there will be […]


How to anesthetize a koi ? What is anaesthesia ?

How to anesthetize a koi? What is anesthesia? The word anesthesia comes from the Greek and means “insensitivity“. It is a reversible pharmacological coma. It consists of blocking the tactile and pain sensitivity during a certain time with the help of an anesthetical product. The anesthesia of a koi is proceeds as follows: Induction Phase […]