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Koi in winter

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 […]


Carp pox removal by surgery

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 […]

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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 […]