Who is K.O.I.?
- Group of hobbyists who have an interest in the science-behind-the-hobby plus years of practical experience! READ MORE
- Volunteers who do this FOR FREE as our Give-Back to the hobby! READ MORE
- Have incorporated as a non-profit corporation - donations are tax deductible! READ MORE
What makes K.O.I. unique?
- No one is required to be a member of K.O.I. to take any of our courses! LEARN MORE
- No travel is required to take our LAB! LEARN MORE
- Anyone can sign up for any course! LEARN MORE
- Many courses have an 'audit' option! (if you are taking a course just for your own personal interest, you don't have to take tests unless you want to) LEARN MORE
- We GIVE-BACK to our users by offering scholarships and providing discounts to members, CKKs and some groups... LEARN MORE
- We offer various certifications! LEARN MORE
- We have a no-quibble refund policy! LEARN MORE
Navigating this Web Site
- Blue 'Tabs' Across the Top of the Front Page - most have drop down menus when you click on the tab
- Quick links in all the squares of the grid on the Home Page
- Help and Contacts on the lower left of the front Page, below the grid CLICK HERE
- Policies on the lower right of the front page, below the grid
- Contact our web site administrator for help - use the black' Contact' tab on the Front Page CLICK HERE
Memberships - What do I get, and Why should I become a member?
- Individuals (Regular-$24 or PLUS-$84) LEARN MORE
- K.O.I. Guide - WATERPROOF! PLUS members also get ALL Guide Supplements! (now nearly 200 pages!)
- Discounts on Courses - 10%
- Discounts on Ebooks - 20%
- Access to Group Buys - saving of more than 50% over other web prices on stuff useful to Koi Keepers!
- Access to Archived Articles
- Access to NEW Articles before anyone else sees them!
- Renewals only $15 - and you get the Current Supplement FOR FREE!
- Clubs (Regular-$100 or PLUS-$160) LEARN MORE
- 1 PRESENTATION to your Club by a K.O.I. Director via Skype!
- Newsletter Editor receives access to over 100 Archived Articles and over 500 Blog entries to help provide good content for club newsletters
- Newsletter Editors receive a Monthly, 1-page, "K.O.I. News" for inclusion in their club newsletters
- 1 K.O.I. Guide for your Club Library!
- Group Courses at HALF PRICE for any $25 course! (minimum 6 students)
- Group LAB at $40 per student (minimum 3 students)
- Access to Group Buys at Member Prices!
- Gift Memberships CLICK HERE
- Looking for the PERFECT gift for ANY OCCASION for a Koi enthusiast?! Buy them their own K.O.I. Membership! ($24 and $84)
Learn something new!
- Rigorously checked for scientific accuracy, updated frequently - our highest standard for current, accurate and useful information
- Courses on ALL aspects of Koi and Ponds, for hobbyists at every level from beginner to advanced! CLICK HERE
- Take a course with your Club - special group discounts for clubs! CLICK HERE
- Authors include K.O.I. instructors and other experts, checked for accuracy by K.O.I. instructors
- FREE and For Sale ($1 to $5 each, or available as a set of ALL Ebooks) CLICK HERE
- By experts in the hobby, checked for accuracy by K.O.I. instructors
- Most are for Members ONLY (NEW and archives), but some are available to the public CLICK HERE
- Just for FUN! Not necessarily science, but interesting!
- 100's of FUN little facts, jokes, fish research articles, and fishy entertainment! Something for everyone! CLICK HERE
- Certifications Offered
- Groups of courses that can make anyone an expert! Discounts apply when all courses purchased at once) CLICK HERE
- Certified Koi Keeper (CKK) LEARN MORE
- Certified Show Water Quality Specialist LEARN MORE
- Pond Science Certification LEARN MORE
DONATE Now! Learn More
- K.O.I. is a 501c3 not-for-profit organisation, and as such, all donations are tax deductible, and you will receive a letter you can you for your taxes.