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Koi in winter behave differently. Here we talk about what is normal and what is not normal. If you have any further doubts after reading this article, please contact us. Koi belong to the carp family (cyprinus carpio) and are cold water fish, that means that their body temperature depends on the temperature of their […]
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 […]