Thanks to its beauty and increased popularity in the past century, koi fish can be found in the ponds throughout the world
If you’re interesting in learning more koi fish information, it’s a good idea to look at the basic history. You may be surprised to find that they are a mixed breed. By breeding various types of carp, including German and Asian Carp, these lovely fish were first produced. By using selective breeding through the years, they were able to create a variety of different color patterns and mutations. As early as the year 1805, there are records of some of the color patterns showing up.
Identifying male or female Koi Carp explained by industry expert Shawn McHenry of Mystic Koi in Upland California. Learn to distinguish males vs females for naming or breeding. This episode will help you identify the visual differences between the two. Learn these differences as you begin to realize that these koi carps are amazing and beautiful fish to enjoy.
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Our tutorial video series is designed to Educate, Inspire, and showcase the beauty, art, and history of Japanese koi. World Renowned Koi Expert Shawn McHenry offers us a very special insight to the discussions including behind the scenes stories from his trips to Japan to acquire rare and unusual fish for his clients. We gain the most incredible insight from Shawn's experience, his warm personality, and his ever changing collection of beautiful fish he brings in for sale.
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Koi fish is domesticated version of common carp
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