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KOI TALK RECAP: Marusaka Koi Farm

KOI TALK RECAP: Marusaka Koi Farm

KOI TALK: Marusaka Koi Farm Recap Video and Slides In the ninth meeting of our series KOI TALK, where Mr. Taro Kodama interviewed Mr. Teruyuki Hiroi from Marusaka Koi Farm! Mr. Hiroi will explain how to look at koi so you can decide which ones to buy. You will learn...

Customer Story: Jason Y. – Koi Show Grand Champion

Customer Story: Jason Y. – Koi Show Grand Champion

We would like to introduce you to Jason Yates and Mrs. Yates, excellent koi keepers with several recent Grand champion awards. In this customer story we will be highlighting Pinky and Previous, two of his award winners; and discuss what it takes to win the highly...

Customer Story: Albert C. in New York

Customer Story: Albert C. in New York

Enjoy this customer story from a koi show winner with a beautiful pond in New York. Please leave your questions and comments at the bottom of the article. Albert: "I built my pond in 1990. I had raised Israeli Koi and American Koi at the time. Everything changed when...

Customer Story: Alex V’s Pond in Florida

Customer Story: Alex V’s Pond in Florida

 By Mamoru Kodama On August 6, 2021, I visited Mr. Alex Valdes in Miami, FL. I was impressed by the beauty of the pond design, the many varieties of koi, and the excellent condition of the koi. This time, in order to introduce "his pond" to many people (July 1, 2022),...

Hi Silk Seminar Recap – Secret of Silkworm Pupea

Hi Silk Seminar Recap – Secret of Silkworm Pupea

During this zoom seminar Mr. Kawaguchi talked about Silkworm pupae and Koi. Silkworm pupae had been said the best koi food by all the breeders in Japan. It grows Koi big and beautiful. We highly recommend you watch this video, join the conversation, and learn tips...

Koi Food Seminar Recap – How To Feed Your Koi Properly

Koi Food Seminar Recap – How To Feed Your Koi Properly

Did you know that koi food is one of the best ways you can impact your koi's size, color, and overall appearance? We highly recommend you watch this video, join the conversation, and learn tips from the koi masters. Join us in this recap from June 2022 koi food...

KOI TALK RECAP – Izumiya Koi Farm

KOI TALK RECAP – Izumiya Koi Farm

KOI TALK: Izumiya Koi Farm Recap Video and Slides In the eighth meeting of our series KOI TALK, Taro Kodama will be interviewing Mr. Ryu Mano from Izumiya Koi Farm! Izumiya will explain how to look at koi so you can decide which ones to buy. It will also help you...

KOI TALK RECAP – Kodama Koi Farm

KOI TALK RECAP – Kodama Koi Farm

KOI TALK: Kodama Koi Farm Recap Video and Slides In the seventh meeting of our series KOI TALK, Taro Kodama turned the camera around to discuss our koi farm, the history of our family, and how we find the best quality koi for you! We had a lot to review with 50 +...

Announcing 1st Kodama Virtual Koi Show 2020!

Announcing 1st Kodama Virtual Koi Show 2020!

"The goal of this koi show is to educate & promote the joys of koi keeping as a hobby. We hope to encourage your interest in learning great husbandry for keeping Japanese koi and to support efforts to create more koi masters." - Taro Kodama   We are excited...

Let’s Keep Koi in an Aquarium

Let’s Keep Koi in an Aquarium

Many people mistakenly think they need a big yard and big pond to enjoy Koi, but that is not true. We can keep and enjoy Koi with any space even in an indoor aquarium. In Japan, the JNPA (Japan Nishikigoi Promotion Association) promotes keeping Koi in an aquarium. So...

New Koi for Pond at Kahala Beach Association

New Koi for Pond at Kahala Beach Association

Please take a moment to enjoy this story from one of our local beach condominiums in Hawaii with a new beautiful koi pond. After many of the koi were sick and passed away, the staff decided to overhaul the pond structure. This is a story of what we did together to...

New Phone Number & How to Contact Kodama Koi

New Phone Number & How to Contact Kodama Koi

We have been very busy with new customers this season and in order to provide the best service, we'll be using a new phone line! If you need to call, please contact us using this new number instead.   New Phone Number: +1 (833) Koi Love  (1-833-564-5683)  ...

How Can I Safely Transport My Koi Fish?

How Can I Safely Transport My Koi Fish?

Use these tips to make a big difference in your Koi's exhaustion and stress levels when bringing your koi to a show, moving them to a new pond, or any other time you have to relocate your pond fish. The health and well-being of your koi is of the utmost importance to...

Benefits of Salt in Koi Pond & Tips for Safely Using It!

Benefits of Salt in Koi Pond & Tips for Safely Using It!

My name is Taro Kodama and when I first started working for my Koi Master father more than 20 years ago, one of the things that surprised me, was that we used salt so much. I mean A LOT of salt! Some of you may have had a similar experience as mine in your koi...

ファームツアーのご案内

ファームツアーのご案内

KODAMA KOI FARM ファームツアー 日本の伝統文化であるKOIを世界に広めるコダマ鯉ファーム 参加日 月曜日から金曜日 12時PM ツアー時間 約15分~30分参加費 $10/お一人様 高校生以下 無料 ご予約 email: hiromi@kodamakoifarm.com  電話: +1 (833) Koi Love (1-833-564-5683)  予約制になっておりますので担当ひろみまでご連絡ください。ファームへの行き方 Getting to the farm ...

How to Win in Our Auction (Plus Video Walkthrough)

How to Win in Our Auction (Plus Video Walkthrough)

In this blogpost, we’ll walk you through how to find beautiful koi, what to expect in our niigata koi auctions, bidding best practices, when to finalize payments, koi shipping details, and most importantly how to win! Remember: all bids are final, and there is a 20%...

Searching for koi in Niigata with Anthony Malone

Searching for koi in Niigata with Anthony Malone

We're happy to feature Dr. Anthony Malone's daily log of koi adventures during his 2018 Niigata trip. It has lots of humor and shows the fun and wonder when hunting for koi in Japan. We hope it entices you to join Taro for his next Niigata Harvest trip and...

Koi Pond in Winter: Preparation Tips and Survival Guide

Koi Pond in Winter: Preparation Tips and Survival Guide

Summer is over. Fall is here. And winter pond care is quickly on your mind with snow in the forecast. For our beloved Koi, what should we do?   How to Winterize Pond for Fall and Winter The following topics are important to know for winter Koi care and will be...

Koi Quarantine Tank Setup & Procedures

Koi Quarantine Tank Setup & Procedures

Learn how to quarantine your koi and setup a quarantine tank from Taro Kodama. We will explain our best tips for quarantine procedures and offer our recommended products for setting up the tank at home.

Kodama Growout Event in Houston with Dainichi

Kodama Growout Event in Houston with Dainichi

Konnichiwa! Welcome to the special Grow-out Contest for you in Houston, TX. In this special event, you have the opportunity to: get high quality Jumbo tosai—Dainichi Showa. They are worth $1000 each on average, but available for $350 each or $600 for two see how they...

Recap of 11th Annual Aloha Koi Appreciation Society (AKAS) International Koi Show

Recap of 11th Annual Aloha Koi Appreciation Society (AKAS) International Koi Show

This article by Richard Rubinstein was originally featured in the Michigan Koi Club (MKPC) newsletter and gives an attendees perspective on the Aloha Koi show 2018. Learn about his experiences and favorite parts of this unique show that had events spanning from Thursday to Sunday February 18th, 2018. Richard, thank you for your kind words and support of the hobby!

First ZNA Carolina Koi Show

First ZNA Carolina Koi Show

We will have the best Japanese koi for sale! April 27 – April 29 Apr 27 at 10 AM to Apr 29 at 3 PM EDT Raleigh Elks Lodge #735 5538 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 More Detail

Meet Taro at Tropic Water Garden

Meet Taro at Tropic Water Garden

 Taro will be at the Tropic Bay Water Gardens. Taro will bring some handpicked Japanese Koi for special prices, and Tropic Bay Water Gardens will be having in-store specials of different varieties of koi for sale. 600 WEST CENTRAL AVE. (Rt....

Talk Koi with Taro in Texas – 4/14(Sat.)

Talk Koi with Taro in Texas – 4/14(Sat.)

“Let's talk Koi! I look forward to seeing you there, and I will bring some Koi on display. Please join me in Texas.” Taro will be bringing some authentic Japanese koi for sale from various breeders in Niigata, Japan. Come and see these Tosai and 2 year old Ginrin...

How To Care For Your Koi Fish After Receiving It

How To Care For Your Koi Fish After Receiving It

Use this guide to properly introduce new koi fish into your pond using the proper quarantining, pond care, and water quality control methods for good husbandry in koi care. Based on our Japanese breeders and koi farm, these techniques are what work best when receiving...

Sanitizing the Koi Farm – Letters From Taro Kodama

Sanitizing the Koi Farm – Letters From Taro Kodama

This is a summary of our announcements during our sanitizing process of Kodama Koi Farm. "The past month has been difficult for Kodama Koi Farm. But I believe it was a test on our commitment which is to deliver healthy and beautiful Japanese Koi to Koi...

Kin Kikokuryu: The sensational new variety

Kin Kikokuryu: The sensational new variety

There is a Koi show called Nogyosai once a year (the end of October) in Niigata where all the breeders will enter their Koi. This is one of the three biggest Koi shows and very authoritative. It is Kin Kikokuryu of Mr. Seiki Igarashi that obtained the most attention...

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Kodama Koi Farm

Kodama Koi Farm is the premier destination for quality Japanese Koi. We are the largest importer of Koi in North America. We specialize in raising champion koi fish!

P.O. Box 893086, Mililani HI 96789

TEL:  +1 (833) Koi Love  (1-833-564-5683)
FAX 888-692-3990
Email: info@kodamakoifarm.com
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