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How Long Do Koi Live?

Follow me Koi can live in excess of 100 years, but typically, if well cared for, live 20-30 years. The fish will continue to grow throughout the span of their life, so it is only those older, larger, most beautiful fish that fetch the sums in the thousands. Koi demand a large environment, and this…

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Brief History of the Fabulous Koi Fish

Follow me The fabulous koi fish, which now can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars each, had a very humble beginning. Although usually associated with Japan, the fish originated in the cold waters of central Europe and Asia (China) and were a food fish. There are several varieties of Carp, and the Koi is a…

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Breeding Koi Rocks

Follow me Breeding Koi rocks, and this can be very profitable for you. Not only will you get big, beautiful, colorful fish, but you also stand to get a big fat payday too. While some people feel that Koi make better pets than they make investments, to each of his own and if you have…

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Make Money Breeding Koi

Follow me You can breed koi and start making money from your hobby. Breeding Koi is different than other fishes that a hobbyist would try. They are different in terms of the level of difficulties, the involvement of time & money. How Can I Make Money With Koi For most breeders, selling Koi initially isn’t…

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A Quick Guide to Koi Breeding

Follow me Like most fish, Koi carp lay eggs instead of bearing live offspring. In fact, Koi are known to lay thousands of eggs at a time. This process may sound easy and promising if you’re considering breeding Koi for fun or profit, but many factors must be exactly right for even a small percentage…