This is a topic we have looked at before and we are revisiting, as some koi enthusiasts advocate keeping their fish in very soft water. Should you do the same?Continue reading “Is soft water better for keeping koi?”
It isn’t often that you hear about an RSPCA investigation into the treatment of a koi! It’s usually the treatment of dogs, cats and horses which hit the headlines but a recent case involved a koi and there is something of a mystery surrounding the fate of the unfortunate fish.Continue reading “Koi fish the subject of an RSPCA investigation”
Serene and beautiful, koi are symbols of peace, tranquillity, good fortune and prosperity. But not always! The fish sparked a war between neighbours in Birmingham recently. The ongoing battle was far from peaceful and ended up costing taxpayers £25,000!Continue reading “Koi pond sparks war between neighbours”
The Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a popular tourist attraction in Vancouver. The outside space is also much-loved by the locals. Creating a peaceful haven in the city, the garden is of important cultural significance and features a treasured collection of mature koi. It was modelled on the Ming Dynasty scholars’ gardens in Suzhou and is located in Vancouver’s Chinatown district. This was the first such garden to be built outside of china.
LEGO is the most successful toy in the world. There can be few children who haven’t played with those little coloured bricks. Many adults sneakily love them too! Lego has evolved over the years and now a new innovation is being trialled.
Are you thinking about featuring a koi pond in your garden? Perhaps you already have a pond but are concerned that it might not be the optimum size. Continue reading “What is the best size for a koi pond?”
Do Koi sleep?
It’s a common question about fish in general and koi in particular. Do Koi sleep? The answer is both yes and no! Continue reading “Do Koi Carp Sleep?”