Issue 27 of Koi Talk Magazine
In Koi Talk issue 27 read about:
Trichodina – A Hidden Battle In a Koi Pond
In the world of Koi enthusiasts, where your fish grace the tranquil pond, a hidden struggle can unfold beneath the surface. In this article Joe Mitchell from our team discusses the damage that Trichodina can do, how it can infiltrate a pond, how to spot it, and ultimately how to deal with it.
We’ve introduced some changes to our Koi appreciation pages and as well as admiring the qualities of the Koi in our appreciation sections you also have the chance to buy them from the listed UK retailer!
Breeding Parent Sets – Part 1
Following some excellent feedback on our previous article in issue 24 with Rick from New Forest Koi, in part one of this two-part article we caught up with him again to find out about breeding at New Forest and the thought process that goes into creating a breeding pair without being over-run by too many Koi of the same variety.
The NND Mud Pond Grow Out
Those of you who follow Koi Talk and Koi Wholesale avidly will remember that last year we rented a mud pond from Nishikigoi Niigata Direct (NND Koi Farm) in the mountains of Niigata. A total of 50 tosai were placed in the pond and raised over the Summer, the koi were sold to hobbyists and the results were very impressive. As a result, Ricky decided to carry out the project again. Read on for more details.
Reader’s Ponds – Jimmy’s Traditional Style Pond
Jimmy Shaw originally built his pond 26 years ago and has changed very little on it since then. In this pond visit he tells us how he got into the hobby and how winning a trip to Japan led to him buying one of his favourite pieces that he has ever owned.
The Masterclass Guide – The Colouration Of Koi
In this month’s Masterclass article, Dr David Pool, founder of FishScience, reveals the truth behind some of the fantastic colours we see in our swimming jewels.
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