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    Egg bound fish please help

    Hello fish lovers - I need your help please.
    i have a fish that rapidly gained weight over last two months and just wasn’t stopping. I managed to spawn her with three males and get some eggs out -...
  2. Some help please - any ideas on this on my koi

    Hello koi keepers
    My koi have developed red patches with what looks like icing sugar. I’m not a newbie to this by any means - I’m assuming costia what do you think. I don’t have a microscope so...
  3. some opinions please Homebred showa

    Homebred Showa.
    love to get some opinions please!
    https://youtu.be/b1tcYq3Pa2I

    thanks Quinton
  4. Is this carp pox? Please some advice guys!

    Okay have a really great Homebred Showa that suddenly has what seems to be carp pox in the mouth.
    Initially I thought it was a mouth ulcer and did a couple of PPM dips with no result.
    really not...
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    Thanks Mike yes loads of fun and loads of...

    Thanks Mike yes loads of fun and loads of learning haha
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    Thanks awesome ! Are you from South Africa?

    Thanks awesome ! Are you from South Africa?
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    My home breeding project

    https://youtu.be/HiUOdB6uOCI

    My home breeding project check it out.
    Let me know what you think of the results
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    Thanks for all the help. I am feeding a good...

    Thanks for all the help. I am feeding a good local food at the moment called shogun that was apparently formulated to copy one of the hikari products in terms of its nutritional make up. It works...
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    Thanks so much Mike! Im planning on focusing on...

    Thanks so much Mike!
    Im planning on focusing on red first
    3wks on the red
    4wk on the white
    10days fasting
    Could I add spiralina powder to my normal food base? Or should I use a branded food...
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    Bringing koi into show condition

    Hi all,
    i don’t post a lot on this forum but I though this the best place to get some really learned opinions.
    I am taking my koi to a local show and have two months to prepare.
    i have really good...
  11. You can breed koi like this at home

    Koi Lovers
    These are some of the koi I've bred this season at home in a 1000 litre setup.
    let me know what you think.

    https://youtu.be/V0J0My6jOJM

    Quinton
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    How I breed my koi

    Put this video together on how i breed koi - basic guide to getting it right in a small amount of space. i only have 10 000 of breeding space available. Ive had some really good results.
    Thought it...
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    They have to be asagi in there - female is asagi....

    They have to be asagi in there - female is asagi. Just thought they would be black? Not sure how to select the young fry for first cull. Hoping someone here knows
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    thanks I'm happy with the results - getting used...

    thanks I'm happy with the results - getting used to selecting Showa.
    the yellow goons are actually karashigoi x ogon from a big female karashigoi. They are turning out to be jumbo monsters.
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    An update on my hombreds from last season- some...

    An update on my hombreds from last season- some of the better ones.
    https://youtu.be/o_Ds2LJhcqc
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    Koi fry - Asagi

    Hi koi friends
    I have just spawned asagi. I used an asagi female , an asagi male and a kohaku male. The kohaku might have been a mistake but I was hoping for goshiki.
    Question - all the fry are...
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    Update on my koi home breeding

    I try my hand at spawning every year. Have been focusing on Showa recently.
    im literally using a few plastic pools and about 10000litres of space in my additional ponds.
    ive learnt loads about the...
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    Showa selection - please help.

    Hi guys you be the koi judge. Please help me select the best Showa from my three homebreds. What do you think? Which one should I keep? Why?
    Quinton

    https://youtu.be/n73x-IBmH8o


    Sent from...
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    Shiro Utsuri - comments please

    I have this koi in my main pond - it's about 30cm. What do you guys think on the growth prospects? He's not growing fast, but skin quality is good. What do you make of it?...
  20. Moby my boxer having lunch with the koi

    https://youtu.be/4Eq2ZzsVTXk
  21. Asagi spawning - which fry to keep

    Hi AllAs some of you might know I am an amateur breeder and take please in spawing and raising my koi.I recently spawned an asagi female with a showa and a kohaku male.Fact is I have plenty of...
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    Some advice on quarantine.

    Hi All

    I am going to be bringing fish to Cape Town on a regular basis. never more than a box at a time. I have build a separate quarantine facility - 700litres. 2000 litres per hour turnover,...
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    These are my spare ponds where I am doing the...

    These are my spare ponds where I am doing the spawning etc. In summer I set up an additional 2x800l roud plastic tanks plus a 2m - 3000l portapool
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    Home Spawning

    Hi All - I am an avid backyard breeder from Cape Town South Africa.
    I am trying to produce a few high quality koi each year by careful culling and hopefully learning and improving as I go.

    My...
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    spawning fish between 3-5 yrs old size of female...

    spawning fish between 3-5 yrs old size of female is 70cm, males are 45cm
    I have low hatch rates no matter which pairings - never more than about 5% of eggs hatch.
    I would appreciate a step by step...
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