This white paper was written by Ling Jin, on the recommendation by K.O.I. PLEASE SHARE with all breeders and dealers that you know, so everyone can understand the science behind KHV testing, and how to do it! Please ALWAYS give attribution to Ling Jin AND K.O.I. when you re-print the paper.
This article itemizes the current facts about KHV, what customers can reasonably expect from Koi dealers, what hobbyists can do to protect themselves from getting KHV in their ponds, and lists labs where testing can be done. It is a pdf file that can be downloaded or read on-line.
This article explains in exact detail how to quarantine Koi to prevent KHV from getting into your pond. It contains the methodology, a complete equipment list, and all the considerations you need to think about. If you've ever wanted to set up a simple Quarantine tank, sick tank or holding tank - WITHOUT NEEDING A FILTER, this article is for you!
As of September 2017, this is the latest and greatest article available anywhere on KHV.
This is a short, essential article for all pond/Koi keepers.
This is an article that is needed by EVERY pond owner! Learn about conversions, measurements and basic formula presented in an easy to understand way!
This is an article that provides easy explanations for some of the math used in calculating concentrations by weight.
Pond building is a project most of us will undertake at some point as we continue to raise Koi. Many of us first started with the introduction of a water feature, added plants, perhaps some goldfish and then Koi. A few of us bought a house where the prior owner had some type of pond or fountain, and we too evolved into having a Koi pond. Whatever way you arrived here, we all wrestled with similar questions: how large, how much to spend what kind of filters, and what do we make it out of.
“Water, never touch the stuff, heard Koi spawn in it…” (this is a family web site).
I have been in clubs that survived and prospered and others that have gone by the way side. Here's what I've learned: People join koi clubs hoping to get more enjoyment from their hobby. With regard to club meetings, members generally like two things best:
!If you're not havin' FUN, you're not doin' it right