When your customer comes into the store and says, “I want a Tancho Sanke,” do you know what that means? Do you know what beni, matsuba, shiro, tosai, yodan Kohaku means? As the professional, you need to know these Japanese words and terms used commonly in the koi industry. Here is a quick, illustrated list of some of the more common words you will hear, explained simply and clearly.
Fish, Koi, Goldfish
A very in-depth and informative article that you need to read if you have a koi pond. Jamie shares his 17 years of successful koi keeping through the very harsh midwest winters. The simple techniques outlined here can help the hobby of keeping koi to prosper, even in areas where it is very cold. For those of you in warmer climates, this is a good read for you too.
Are you a little bored with goldfish and fed up with the sometimes-destructive behavior of koi? If you are looking for a change, then you need to try the Golden Orfe. But even if you aren’t any of the above, Golden Orfe are worth a try in your pond. They are so good that I’ve …