Just for FUN - Related to Koi/Fish, Koi Organisation International

Both goldfish and catfish survived!  But did Stephen the goldfish, learn his lesson?
 
A goldfish has undergone surgery to fix his broken jaw using paperclips.
Stephen the greedy goldfish ran into trouble when he bit off more than he could chew attempting to eat a catfish.
Owner, Shona Hingston, from Northumberland, returned home to find Stephen in distress with only the catfish's tail sticking out of his mouth.
 

A very unigue carp indeed. 
 
An “extremely rare strain of carp,” a 13-pound mirror carp nicknamed tiger carp for its unique stripes, was the object of a bidding war recently among Britain fisheries, all vying to become the owner of the fish that is believed to be the first of its kind in the U.K.
 
‘Extremely rare’ fish sold at auction for $3,425 (usatoday.com)

Okay, this is my idea of a dream home!
 
Combining neutral tones, natural materials, and indoor/outdoor living, Am House is a reprieve from the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Then the marketing director for a large corporation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam was in search of a new home, he sought a place that woule be a respite away from the stress of work and city life. 
 
Am House by Creative Architects, Am Design Studio, and Time Architects - Dwell

Here is a great short article on that famous 226 year old koi named Hanako. 
 
 
A Japanese fish called Hanako is believed to be the longest living Koi fish ever recorded, having made it to the grand old age of 226 before her death in 1977.

The scarlet-coloured female was born in 1751 in the middle of the Tokugawa era in Japan.

Wouldn't this be fun on your sidewalk!
 
If you've wandered around San Francisco much, odds are you've seen a few fish on the ground.
 

What a beautiful tradition. 
 
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese kicked off preparations for the Lunar New Year festival on Thursday by releasing ornamental carp into rivers and lakes - an age-old ceremony held one week before the “Tet” holiday officially begins.The tradition stems from the fable of three “Kitchen Gods” who ride on the back of a carp before noon to meet a Jade Emperor, to whom they report the affairs of each household.
 

A great short article about carp/koi and their meanings and use in different countries. 
 

Wow, what a fun time these boys had.  
 
Adorable footage shows two youngsters splashing around in tiny pools filled with giant Koi Carp.
Fish breeder Worawut Chunkum, 42, put the ornamental fish in plastic blue tubs for their mid-year health check up on July 9.
His sons Taechin, 8, and Nischin, 4, climbed into the temporary homes with the fish, splashing around with them in Nan, Thailand.
 

The loving send off for a beloved koi. 
 
The ceremony for the majestic fish was held at Nottingham's Pet Crematorium in West Bridgford - with owner saying it was the first of its kind having previously held funerals for mice, rats, dogs, cats, and even tarantulas during lockdown.

The Koi Carp, which did not have a name, belonged to a man who had spent many hours looking after this "wonderful fish" at the Bestwood Park home he shared with his wife.

A Koi Club contact from a monastery and the saving of a pond and its koi. 
 
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