Koi fish: How to buy Japanese Koi fish and start a healthy pond.
This is a broad Koi fish site dedicated to the sale, breeding and care of Japanese Koi, Butterfly Koi, Nishikigoi Koi and Tategoi Koi. Find everything from Koi pictures on how to classify Koi, to how to buy this type of fish to its history plus much more.
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This is the place for Koi fish enthusiasts and pond keepers. Many pictures help identify Koi varieties. Our focus is on how to keep Koi fish happy and healthy. We supply imported Japanese Koi fish as well as Butterfly Koi fish from the finest breeders.
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Our background includes successful ornamental fish keeping and breeding since the 1950s; as well as a B.S. in the Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago, and completion of the work for a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Koi fish are claimed to have reached 2 meters (6 feet) in length, and the oldest to have reached the age of 230 years, passed down from generation to generation. Most modern Koi are considered special if they reach 1 meter in length, and average age from 40 to 60 years.
We welcome comments, pictures, videos, audios, and input from other Koi keepers.
We want to serve as a clearinghouse for good information while pointing out misinformation and the bad experiences that you have had.