Issue 25 of Koi Talk Magazine
In Koi Talk issue 25 read about:
The Beginner’s Guide To Water Changing
It’s easy to get disheartened when it comes to water quality and the management of water in our ponds, and all too often we hear of people overcomplicating things and stifling any long-term progress. The key to any Koi pond is creating an ecosystem and in this month’s Beginners Corner, Chris Wall delves into this essential topic.
We’ve introduced some changes to our Koi appreciation pages, and from this month onwards, as well as admiring the qualities of the Koi you can also have the chance to buy them from the listed UK retailer!
Insect Meal – Is It The Future For Koi Foods?
The range of foods for Koi and other pond fish has never been larger. Fish food technology is moving forward at a pace, with novel ingredients and formats being used to provide new and innovative foods for our Koi. In this article, guest author, Dr. David Pool, founder of FishScience shares his expertise as he explores the world of insect meal and its potential as a future food for your Koi.
The World Of Koi Shows
Guest author, Jasmin Ryan, has been closely involved in the world of Koi for over 10 years and has been a trainee Koi judge for the British Koi Keepers Society Judging Standards Committee. In this article she shares her thoughts on the world of Koi shows, and whether you’re interesting in showing or would simply like to get a better understanding of the UK Koi shows, how they are run, and the prize categories, then this is the article for you!
Reader’s Ponds – Paul From South Yorkshire
Paul McLennan is not only a Koi Talk reader, he’s also Chair of the Yorkshire Section of the British Koi Keepers Society and is also involved in organising The Great British Koi Show. Paul has been a Koi keeper for over 20 years. In this article he tells us how he first got into the hobby and how his passion for Koi has grown over the years.
The Masterclass Guide To Water Purifiers
In this interview, Joe from the Koi Talk team sat down with Andy Finch from Finch Filtration Innovation Systems to discuss one of the major discussion points in the hobby this year, source water.
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