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You may have seen the colorful fish at Japanese restaurants or aquariums. Some species of Koi is ideal for home ponds for having as pets or even for food. They are highly resilient and can survive the summer heat and severe winter weathers, even when the pond is frozen. They grow with minimum supervision, and can be a good source of protein or can be used as a major attraction for your backyard garden pond. These selective breeds of German and Asian carp are becoming increasingly popular in backyard garden ponds in America. Although they are colorful and mostly kept for their beauty, they also provide a good source of high nutrition, and the large fish can sell for several hundreds of dollars each.
The great thing about keeping Koi is that they can and will develop personalities which makes them great pets. This fish lives for a very long time with a life span of 20 years or more if cared for properly. Proper care means providing large enough volumes of water, feeding high quality foods and keeping the water clean. Clean out the pond filter media often and remove debris from the water surface and the substrate on a regular basis.
Koi fish have been selected as pets nowadays days
Goldfish have been kept as pets much longer than koi have
Koi Fish are one of the most popular and distinctive kinds of fish, casting a mood of tranquility over any outdoor or indoor setting. A species of carp and close relative to the common goldfish, people lived along side Koi fish for thousands of years. This article will discuss all the reasons why you should consider amazing Koi Fish as pets.Koi are an ornamental domesticated type of the common carp. They come in a rainbow of colors and range in size from 3 inches to 3 feet. Even if you don't have to have the space for a large pond to keep the fish as pets, don't count yourself out. Young Koi can be maintained successfully in small ponds or even live indoors in large aquariums. Although, the fish will someday need a new, larger home.Anyone who has ever walked into a friend's yard and seen a well stocked Koi pond for the first time is immediately captivated by the beauty, variety and serenity of the Koi fish. After a few minutes of enjoying the Koi, most people wonder aloud or to themselves if they could also keep Koi as pets. Happily, the answer is yes. Koi fish make excellent pets for almost everyone. They are fairly easy to keep and provide a constant display of color.People who keep Koi fish as pets form a unique and friendly group of enthusiasts. You will find Koi clubs or associations almost everywhere in the US. They are great sources of information, supplies and just plain good fellowship for the beginner or experienced Koi owner. Many Koi clubs also hold regular competitions to show your Koi and some members will even trade for unique varieties.Many people find that the creation of an outdoor Koi habitat to be one of the most rewarding aspects of keeping Koi fish as pets. They bring feeling of peace into the lives of their owners. Getting started in the hobby doesn't require a large investment, fish can be purchased for just a few dollars and used filtration equipment can be bought for pennies on the dollar (hobbyists are always upgrading their systems). You can purchase a used aquarium if you want to keep Koi indoors. If being inside cramps your style, a small, preformed pond with a pump and a filter is an inexpensive way to get started outdoors. Money invested in creating an outdoor home for your Koi is generally returned when selling your home.There are 13 basic types of koi fish and more than 100 varieties, each with a unique color patterns, scale variations and body shapes. We source our koi fish both domestically and internationally to offer customer a range of varieties and grades. We hand-feed all the larger fish to acclimate them to human contact. Koi prefer company, and once they recognize you personally, they become attached just like other pets.