Interesting Facts about Nishikigoi
The Guinness Book of Records have the Nishikigoi as the most expensive fish ever sold.
The most expensive Nishikigoi ever sold was the Sakai Bred 'Alexandria' for $2.2 million US dollars.
The oldest Koi on record is said to be 'Hanako' having reached the age of 226 ; 1751-1977
http://www.diyaquaponics.com/aquaponics-aquatic-animals/aquaponics-japanese-koi/ // Confirmed through scientific testing in 1966
Two of his fellow pond dwellers were 180 and 156 years old. It was merely out of curiosity and not with significant expectation that their ages were tested.
The pond passed through so many generations that the owners of the pond could not recall their original ancestors who started it.
Japanese Legend- Any Koi who has the strength and perseverance to complete the journey to the Dragon's Gate will become a Heavenly Dragon.
It is said that if a koi is caught, it would await the cut of the knife without a quiver. This is also how Samurai warriors are said to face the sword in battle.
Everything About Koi
Nishikigoi or "Koi" as they are more commonly known are a popular ornamental variety of the Common Carp (Cyprinus carpic) that are bred and kept for decorative purposes in ponds and aquariums all over the world. Koi has developed into one of the most beautiful and expensive ornamental fishes in the world, with virtually endless colour possibilities, it is remarkable to think that the elaborate specimens we see today developed from the lowly Common Carp, which was originally kept as a food fish.
Useful Guidelines For Beginners
KOI FOR BEGINNERS
Koi keeping is an ongoing and sometimes life-long hobby, and can prove to be quite a pleasurable and rewarding experience that you and your entire family can enjoy. However, there is a lot of information out there about Koi keeping, and for newcomers the notion of getting started can be a bit1 confusing. Not sure where to start? Here are a few guidelines to assist you in getting started, as well as a few tips and tricks for keeping healthy, happy Koi that will bring you and your family years of enjoyment.
Keep Your Koi Healthy
Koi keeping is an ongoing and sometimes life-long hobby, and can prove to be quite a pleasurable and rewarding experience that you and your entire family can enjoy. However, there is a lot of information out there about Koi keeping, and for newcomers the notion of getting started can be a bit confusing. Not sure where to start? Here are a few guidelines to assist you in getting started, as well as a few tips and tricks for keeping healthy, happy Koi that will bring you and your family years of enjoyment.
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