Ornamental Fish are selected based on their body color, body shape, and aquarium suitability. Koi is the one of colored variated of the Amur Carp and usually are kept for decorative purposes.
Koi is one of the best ornamental fish you can try to care about. These animals were popular during the Heian period (794-1185) in Japan. Koi is a homophone for another word that means “affection” or “love” in Japanese symbol of love and friendship.
Koi is exotic fish with body patterns and markings. This fish would cost more than $10,000 depends it sizes, body shape, and how gracefully the fish moves in the water. Most Koi grew bigger than other fish. Keep mature koi in an outdoor pond or indoors in an aquarium at least 29 gallons.
Something unique about koi is their lifespan. I was surprised when the average koi breed outside Japan can be expected to reach fifteen years of age but the average Japanese koi’s lifespan is forty years. One of the world’s oldest koi fish lived to 226 years old called Hanako has been ever recorded. As it is living in 1751 in the middle of the Tokugawa era in Japan before dying in 1977.
How to feed Koi generally like feed goldfish. They technically will eat just about anything organic like vegetables, krill, and plankton, breakfast cereal, or dead leaves. Koi feeding time is a fun hobby but it’s not good to feed koi fish as much they can eat. Also, they don’t need food in the winter as they hibernate naturally.
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