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Certified Show Water Quality Specialists

Are YOU Running a Koi Show?  Do you need a Certified Water Quality Specialist?

K.O.I. Certifies Show Water Quality Specialists.  Each candidate must pass the following courses:

K.O.I. 201 – Water Quality
K.O.I. 207 – Koi Diagnosis and Treatment
K.O.I. 310 – Transporting Koi
K.O.I. 503 – Koi Show Water Quality and Koi Safety

Then finally, each candidate must actually INTERN at a Koi Show under a K.O.I. Certified Instructor:
K.O.I. 403 – Koi Show Water Quality Internship

The curriculum covers more than just the science.  It teaches how to prepare for a safe show, and what's needed at every step of the way.  Simple checklists are included so that every task is covered, and clear responsibilities are understood in advance. 


Following is a list of Certified Show Water Quality Specialists:

State City Name Email
CA Mission Viejo Spike Cover
CA San Rafael Mary Nielsen
CT Rockfall Karen Pattist
GA Roswell Ken Jett
OR Gresham Bill Layman
WA Auburn Monte McQuade

If you are interested in getting one of your club members Certified as a Show Water Quality Specialist - SCHOLARSHIPS MAY BE AVAILABLE!  Contact Karen - - for more information!