What should I do before I receive koi?

Prepare a separate tub or tank for your koi to rest. Although it depends on the size of koi, a 100-300 gallon tank will do. You can use blue show tanks as well. Fill the tank with fresh dechlorinated water, well water, or better yet water from your exiting pond,...

How does Kodama Koi Farm conduct Health Control of koi?

Every piece of equipment we use・such as tubs and nets are disinfected after each use. We do not accept any returned koi. Because we have no control on koi’s condition as well as customer’s pond, once koi leaves our facility, we do not allow them to return...

How does Kodama Koi Farm quarantine?

Kodama Koi Farm will not release any new shipments of koi until after an intensive quarantine has been completed and the virus test has been completed. Not only do we treat the koi with adequate and proper medications, use caring hands to scrape and microscope for any...

What should I do while my koi are in quarantine?

Please observe the koi carefully in a koi quarantine tank for 14-21 days to see if it develops any problems. If you do not have the filtration system, please make partial water change every 2-3 days (about 25%). Add salt accordingly. Feed digestible food to your koi...

How do I quarantine?

Here are the basic supplies you will need: Tank Net to cover the tank Small filter and pump Air pump Test kit: ammonia, nitrite, pH and salt Salt Water thermometer Water conditioner such as Ultimate to remove chlorine, ammonia, nitrite. Heater   Read all the...

Why do I need to quarantine?

Separate quarantine tank is a Must-tool for koi hobbyists. It is possible that newly purchased koi fish still carry parasites, bacteria, fungus etc., even though we did our best to eliminate them. Also, if they are shipped to you in a box, they are usually extremely...