Koi for Dummies
ISBN: 0470099135
EAN13: 9780470099131
Language: English
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 6.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: For Dummies
Book Overview
Known throughout the world for its beauty and personality, koi is one of the most carefully bred fish species around. Raising koi is especially time-consuming and requires more than just sprinkling little flakes in the fish bowl. But thankfully, you don't have to be an expert to maintain your own koi pond. Koi For Dummies shows you how easy and fun it can be to own and care for these delicate fish. Whether building a pond or aquarium for the indoors or outdoors, this easy-to-understand guide explores all of your options. Clear, concise advice helps you: Appreciate your koi's beauty Build, design, and maintain your koi pond or aquarium Find and select koi and the proper supplies Keep your koi happy and healthy Treat your koi for parasites, bacterial infections, and viruses Breed and care for baby koi Show off your koi to other koi enthusiasts
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover All you need to know about setting up a Koi habitat, selecting Koi, and keeping them healthy Want to keep Koi? This friendly guide shows you how to get started, with expert tips on everything from buying Koi and keeping them healthy to feeding, breeding, showing, and enjoying these gorgeous fish. You'll see how to set up and maintain an indoor or outdoor pond or an aquarium, select filters and heaters, and handle your Koi properly. Discover how to Select healthy Koi Get all the right equipment Diagnose and treat common illnesses Keep your Koi safe year-round Raise baby Koi