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Koi : a complete guide to their care and color varieties / Bernice Brewster, Steve Hickling, Keith Holmes, Nick Fletcher, Mick Martin and Tony Pitham.

Brewster, Bernice, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 639.37483 BREWSTER (Text) 33946003315368 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770855199
  • ISBN: 177085519X
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Koi-keeping: the enduring hobby -- Water quality -- Filtration -- Designing and building a koi pond -- Physiology and health care -- Buying a koi -- Feeding koi -- Showing koi -- Breeding koi -- Kohako -- Sanke -- Showa -- Utsurimono -- Bekko -- Asagi and Shusui -- Koromo -- Kawarimono -- Hikarimuji -- Hikarimoyo -- Hikari Utsuri -- Kin-Gin-Rin -- Tancho -- Doitsu.
Summary, etc.:
Keeping koi (often called "living jewels") in top-quality condition takes dedication and year-round care, but it is a challenge that thousands of koi enthusiasts are happy to accept in pursuit of perfection. They are a fiercely devoted group willing to spend hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars to nurture, show and build their collection.
Body conformation, deportment, color, pattern, and quality.
The koi pond, including technology, like de-icers and warming tents.
Water quality and filtration.
Koi physiology, disease prevention, and good nutrition.
Showing koi, how to achieve optimal health, color and shine.
Designing and building a pond.
Identifying the many varieties of koi.
This book fulfils the need for a reasonably priced and up to date, expert guide on keeping koi. It is essential selection for all enthusiasts, from excited beginners to koi kichi ("koi crazy").
Subject: Koi > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Koi > Varieties.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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