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Recently the question was asked about how much does a Koi weigh that is a certain length?  Here are some thoughts, and a few charts...

Updated April 2018

One of the hard facts of life is that if you turn a hose on in your pond to add water and walk away, you will forget it and probably kill some fish. Yeah, this is not literally true but it hopefully gets the point across that if you leave a hose running in your pond, you'll almost certainly eventually forget it and kill some fish.

You know what K.O.I. always says, if you're not havin' FUN, you're not doin' it right!  Joke from Spike...

Find out the real answers - article by Spike Cover and Dr. Kathleen Hughes-Harmann - click the title or picture.

The following are some great ideas, collected over the years by Spike Cover. - See more at: http://koiorganisationinternational.org/?q=koi-articles/tips-and-tricks-...
The following are some great ideas, collected over the years by Spike Cover. - See more at: http://koiorganisationinternational.org/?q=koi-articles/tips-and-tricks-...

Over the years, Spike Cover collected some really clever tips and tricks of use to all Koi Keepers!  Text after the break...

We all know about the overuse of antibiotics these days, and the horrible drug-resistant strains of bacteria that kill people are the result.  The question is - do Koi hobbyists contribute to the problem?

Spike Cover wrote this excellent article back in October 2007, and it's just as true today as it was then!  Click on the picture or title to read the full article...


!If you're not havin' FUN, you're not doin' it right


 

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